Almost 40 per cent of teens suffer from sleep disorders lasting more than a month.
"So, becoming an adult is just really scary for you?" I asked. "Yes," she sniffled. Amy is 30 years old.
During an argument with my 15-year-old daughter, I found out that she and her boyfriend recently started having sex.
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Research suggests responsible parenting extends well into children's early adulthood.
A study of what teenagers really want to know about sex reveals the clear influence of internet pornography.
The first time my son asked how babies get in a mummy's tummy I said 'by magic'. Next time my answers will need to be more reliant on the truth.
Annie Lennox has hit out at music videos that have fallen into "the realm of porn", saying its a huge concern for parents.
We haven't deliberately neglected boys, of course, but there is a complacency around boys' problems that we don't see with girls.
Teenagers are having more sex than ever before, at an earlier age - and in ways their parents wouldn't dream of.
Girls' anxieties turn to healthy anger when they see they are part of a wider cause, writes Steve Biddulph.
Your beautiful tween may be "too old for toys, too young for boys," but she is highly likely to have an interest in fashion.
Vogue has come up with a lesson plan for UK schools aimed at promoting a healthier approach to body image.
A study that tracked teenagers over time has found that yelling at younger teens makes things worse as they get older.
A judge has allowed two Australian teenagers to start gender reassignment surgery.
New technology will allow parents to remotely control how fast their children can drive behind the wheel of the family car.
How can kids learn to play fair and not foul if their parents can't stay nice?
Experts say that acne is now presenting on children as young as eight but there are ways to beat it, writes Julia Teen.
While the pressure on young girls to fit a certain stereotypes is well known, an increasing number of teenage boys are battling with body image issues say Australian researchers.
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