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How to teach a teenager to drive without tears (or dented bumpers)

Sarah Prager
Sarah is a writer and mom who lives in Massachusetts. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, National…
How to teach a teenage boy to shave the right way
Time to teach your boy to shave? Get the razor and we've got the tips
Tween boy shaving

Puberty strikes boys at different ages. It can happen any time between ages 8 through 15. One of the signs of puberty is facial hair. It's one of the signals that your son is growing up. Other signs his body is changing may include his voice cracking, noticeable mood swings, pimples, and weight gain. Facial hair is definitely a big milestone for teens. When should he start shaving? Well, that depends on the teen.

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How to help your socially awkward teenager gain confidence
Your socially awkward teen can be more confident: Here's how to help
Teens ignoring each other

Parenting teenagers can be a challenge and sometimes parents need to pick their battles. While shyness among some teens is normal; when they're at home more than usual, away from friends, and showing early signs of anger, sadness, or even depression, it could be a sign of something more serious.

Parents may struggle with how to help a socially awkward teenager, but with the right tools and the correct approach, teens who struggle in the presence of their peers can be encouraged out of their shells.

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Baby’s first haircut: Everything you need to know to get through this milestone without tears
How to handle your baby's first haircut
Baby getting a haircut

The first year of your child's life is filled with milestone moments, from their first smile to crawling for the first time to taking their first steps. For most parents, that first haircut is another milestone that can be emotional for both parents and child. The notion of cutting your baby's hair for the first time can bring you both to tears.

Whether you plan to pick up the scissors yourself or take your infant to a pro, a baby's first haircut can be an emotional time for everyone. Before you go DIY or make that first salon appointment, check out everything you need to know before your baby's first haircut.

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