Teen Pink

Is That a Hair?

It’s the day we’re all dreading…when out little girls become not so little anymore. From growing hairs under their arms, to developing “bumps” on their chest, to – dare I say it – menstruation; it’s every girl’s biggest confusion and every parents worst nightmare. Although we can’t prevent these changes from happening, we can prepare …

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Bikini Baby

Swimwear, along with everything, seems to be getting skimpier and more revealing. Gone are the days when bathing suits left something to the imagination. The new rule on the beach: Less is more. So, what’s a parent to do when you are shopping with your oh-so-fashion conscious teen and she holds up something that resembles …

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Upon Graduation

It is 6 a.m., and she is sleeping softly. She is snuggled, as always, with a blanket loosed from its makeup hours earlier and a pillow that holds thousands of her dreams. I am lost in my thoughts. What do I do now? Little did I know it was going to hurt this bad. I’d …

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Answering the Curfew Question

One of the biggest battles parents raising teenagers face is the debate over curfew. It usually goes something like this: You set the limit and she protests how unfair it is. If you’re lucky, the disagreement ends there. If not, an argument ensues that includes whining, yelling, tears, stomping, and the ever-popular door slamming. Teenagers …

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