Age-By-Age: Teens

Events: Teens

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

@ Pearl-Cohn Auditorium, Nashville

Guys and Dolls

@ The Larry Keeton Theatre, Nashville

FREE Off-Trail Extended Hike

@ Beaman Park Nature Center, Nashville

Peach Blossom

@ Murfreesboro Little Theatre, Murfreesboro

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead

@ Darkhorse Theater, Nashville

Dogfight

@ Street Theatre Company, Nashville

FREE Summer Nights

@ East Park, Nashville

A 19th Century Herbal

@ Travellers Rest, Nashville

FREE Bledsoe Creek State Park Fishing Rodeo

@ Bledsoe Creek State Park, Gallatin

FREE Junior Chef Class: I Love Zoku

@ Williams-Sonoma at the Mall at Green Hills, Nashville

Authors R My Idols

@ Millennium Maxwell House Hotel, Nashville

Summer Jam

@ Municipal Auditorium, Nashville

Growing Up a Teenager

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Some children may glide through their preteen and teen years effortlessly. However, for most the transition from childhood to adulthood is like crossing a mountain range — filled with high peaks and low valleys. Regardless of the age of your child, how you relate to her now will affect the way she copes with the… Read more »

Home Alone When You’re A Kid

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Today, out of 34 million children ages 6 to 13, three quarters have a working parent. As a result, nearly 10 million kids come home from school each day to an empty house. Is your child OK while he’s home alone?

As Your Teen Leaves for College

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The first year at college can be a challenge for even the most studious teen – and parents! Whether going down the road or across the country, a little preparation will ease the way.

Hot Topics for Teens

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light stuff, tough stuff and keeping-an-eye-on-it stuff as you go when you don’t know what to do: READ! Good books are helpful when the going gets tough with your teenager. “Like, Whatever” The Insider’s Guide to Raising Teens (Capital Books: $16.95) , edited by Rebecca Kahlenberg, is an excellent collection of expertly written essays on… Read more »