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5 mindful secrets you need to share with your teen this year. by dale perry

DON’T do drugs.

Don’t be a bully. Don’t text and drive. Don’t drink and drive. Don’t post stupid stuff online. Don’t get bad grades. Sadly, while all of this is relevant and important advice, it seems to be pretty much the only pablum we spoonfeed our teens today. What if we were to give them more empowering advice? What if we were to share some of life’s “big” secrets that we had to learn the hard way? You

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know the ones I’m talking about, right? Those painful lessons learned after a tear-inducing life crisis that led us weak-kneed to the self-help section of the bookstore? Yup, those. The New Year is an optimal time to start fresh with your teen and commit to sharing information and, thus, strengthening your relationship. As the mother of a 14-year-old step-daughter, I have developed my top five “secrets” that I’ve decided to share with her. Dale Perry is a PhD., scientist, and creator of secrethandbook4teens.com

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Our holiday issue is packed with fun stories crafted for every parent of a teen! Featuring stunning gift guides and getting glowing skin to...

INBETWEEN Dec/Jan 2014-2015  

Our holiday issue is packed with fun stories crafted for every parent of a teen! Featuring stunning gift guides and getting glowing skin to...