What to Do If You're Concerned About Your Child's Eating

What to Do If You're Concerned About Your Child's Eating

Nikki Pagano, LMSW, shares what parents can do to help if they're concerned about their child's eating behaviors.

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Does My Child Have an Eating Disorder?

Does My Child Have an Eating Disorder?

Experts share the signs, mental and physical health risks, and treatments of eating disorders—and how to get your child the help he or she needs.

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American Academy of Pediatrics Announces First Recommendations on Body Modification in Youth

American Academy of Pediatrics Announces First Recommendations on Body Modification in Youth

The American Academy of Pediatrics announced its first-ever recommendations on tattoos, piercings, and body modification in youth in response to the rise in popularity of such modifications.

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Teen Songwriters in NYC Can Enter Contest to Win Recording Session

Teen Songwriters in NYC Can Enter Contest to Win Recording Session

Teenage songwriters in NYC can enter #MyNYCSong to win a one-on-one mentoring session with Ben Lovett of Mumford & Sons.

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I Took a 14-Year-Old YouTube Addict to Niagara Falls

I Took a 14-Year-Old YouTube Addict to Niagara Falls

Seven surprises from a rare but successful mother-daughter weekend trip to the iconic Niagara Falls.

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How to Resist Peer Pressure: Strategies for Teens

How to Resist Peer Pressure: Strategies for Teens

Mix-and-match peer pressure refusal strategies to share with your teen

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Escape Room Games in the New York Area

Escape Room Games in the New York Area

A roundup of escape room games in the New York area, including New York City, Westchester County, Rockland County, Bergen County, and Long Island.

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Breaking Out of the Escape Room

Breaking Out of the Escape Room

A guide to visiting Locked – Escape Rooms NYC, an escape room game in Astoria, Queens.

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Is My Teenager Moody or Is It Depression?

Is My Teenager Moody or Is It Depression?

How can parents tell when teenagers' behaviors are typical adolescent attitudes or something more serious?

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The Best First Jobs for Teens

The Best First Jobs for Teens

What teens and tweens need to know to earn their first paycheck

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Teen Launches App for Kids to Find a Place to Sit in the Cafeteria

Teen Launches App for Kids to Find a Place to Sit in the Cafeteria

Natalie Hampton, 16, is the creator of Sit With Us: an app that allows students to find a group to sit with in the cafeteria to avoid eating alone.

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Gap Year: How Teens Are Spending Time Between High School and College

Gap Year: How Teens Are Spending Time Between High School and College

Many high school graduates are opting to take a year “off” before starting college. But far from doing nothing, they are participating in programs and gaining experiences that set them up for success.

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How Can Adults Help Teens Make Better Decisions?

How Can Adults Help Teens Make Better Decisions?

Experts share what adults can do to help teens make better behavior choices.

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New Poll Shows NYC Teens' Online Behavior

New Poll Shows NYC Teens' Online Behavior

A new survey shows a discrepancy between what New York City parents think and what teens experience when online using social media, and reveals rampant cyberbullying among middle and high school aged kids.

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Talking to Your Kids About Body Image

Talking to Your Kids About Body Image

With the barrage of media telling kids their value is in their looks, we often wonder when to talk to them about body image and self-esteem. Hint: Now.

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