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12 Year Old Boys...

J.E. asks from Los Angeles

My girlfriend has a 12 year old boy that is truly driving her nuts. I give as good of advice as I can, but really I raised girls, Im sure its different. Her son, has s...


Bed Time for 10 Year Old

A.M. asks from Washington DC

I am the mother of 3 healthy, active children. Recently, my husband and I have been in disagreement about what time my oldest (10 years old) should be allowed to stay...


11 Year Old Boys

D.P. asks from Sacramento

I am just curious at things other 11 year old boys have done. My 11 almost 12 year old decided last night while he was taking a shower, in my shower, that he would sh...


14 Year Old Thinks Rules Too Strict - NO MORE RESPONSES PLEASE. THANKS for ALL!

K.L. asks from Memphis

My 14 year old daughter seems to think a few of my rules are too strict. So, she asked me if I’d get the opinion of other mothers – particularly those I don’t k...


Summer for a 12 and 10 Year Old - Leave Them Home Alone?

J.C. asks from New York

So my friend has 2 kids - a 12 year old girl and a 10 year old boy. As a family, they take two weeks off during the summer. For the other 6 plus weeks, she plans...


14 Year Old That Has a Lot of Headaches

D.J. asks from Tulsa

I have a 14 year old son that has headaches quite often. He wears glasses, so that is not the problem. He comes home from school daily with a headache. I have taken...


12 Year Old Daughter Swearing

M.B. asks from Detroit

It has come to my attention my 12 year old puberty driven daughter has taken up swearing. I have recently heard her using the "F" word and almost fell over in shock. ...


My 12 Year Old Being Bullied at School

S.P. asks from Boston

My 12 year old son came home from school very emotional. He did not want to tell us what happened. He finally did tell us that he was pushed to the ground and hit by 3...


Seeking Kind Words and Support While Parenting a 12 Year Old

D.R. asks from Austin

I have written before about my 12 year old son. He will start middle school next year. He has always been kind, loving, and helpful. He does well in school, has a fe...


11 Year Old Allowance and Chores

F.P. asks from Phoenix

I will have an 11 year old daughter in a few days and was wondering what are appropriate chores? She's an only child and a very helpful one at that. She currently help...