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Everybody's got a family, and just as many people have family issues they could use some help with. Learn how to get along better with your parents and siblings, and what to do if your parents are strict or mad at you.

Help! My Parents Don't Get Me!
What should you do if it feels like your parents don't "get" you? Here are 4 tips for dealing with parents who seem like they don't understand what you're all about.

How to Get Along With Your Siblings
Advice for sibling rivalry and how to improve relationships between siblings. How to stop siblings fighting.

How to Keep From Fighting With Your Parents
Sometimes your mom and dad can be really frustrating, unfair or even humiliating, which may make you more likely to argue with them. How can you keep your temper in check and prevent fights with your parents when they're are getting on your nerves? Read on for some helpful tips.

My Mom Ruined Things With My Ex-Boyfriend!
She wanted to get back together with her ex-boyfriend, but when she followed her mom's advice, it blew up in her face. What should she do now?

How to Ask Your Parents for a Raise in Your Allowance
Now that you're a teen, you may find that you have a lot of expenses: gas for the car, clothes for the prom, food for dates and hanging out with friends. A raise in your allowance can help you pay for everything, but how should you go about asking for it? Get tips and advice on talking about money with your parents.

How to Get Along With Your Parents
Does it feel like you and your parents just can't see eye to eye? Are you always fighting with them about YOUR life? Is all the arguing and butting heads stressing you out? Follow these steps to find some peace.

Mothers' Day Gift Ideas for Teens
You love your mom, don't you? Well, prove it to her this year by getting her a gift that'll show how much you care. You don't need to empty your bank account or go blind from a mega-intense craft project. In fact, all of these ideas are easy to make, cheap, or both.

When Your Parents Hate the One You Love
It will probably happen to you at least once in your life. You'll fall for somebody that your parents don't like. Sometimes their disapproval will be valid, other times it will be irrational, but no matter what it will be hard for you to deal with.

Mothers Day Gift Ideas - Teens Share Their Mother's Day Gift Ideas
Read what teenagers are getting their moms for Mother's Day.

How to talk to Your Parents
You may just need help relating to your parents or you may need talking to them about something difficult. Either way, read on!

Fathers' Day Gift Ideas for Teens - Teens Share Their Fathers…
Read what teenagers are getting their dads for Father's Day.

Fathers' Day Gift Ideas for Teens
Love your dad, but not loving the idea of having to buy him a Fathers' Day gift? Relax - finding him the perfect present isn't as hard as you think. All of the Fathers' Day gift ideas on this list are inexpensive (or even free) and come from the heart instead of the department store men's section.

Coping With a Parent's Illness
When a serious illness strikes a parent it is always confusing for the children. With a parent sick the children often don’t know where to turn for support. While the family is in this kind of turmoil the emotional needs of the kids often get lost in the upset.

Examining Your Parents' Objections
Learning to cope when your parents can't stand the person you're dating.

Facts About Family Culture Clashes
Here is a quicklist of HELPER INFORMATION for people trying to balance their cultural heritage with the culture of the world they live in. There are five fundamentally important things that people in this situation should know.

How to Disagree with Your Parents Respectfully
Being respectful and tactful when disagreeing with a parent or another family member can go a long way. Here are a few quick tips on how to disagree in a mature way without feeling like a doormat.

I Want Out of the Family Faith
How to talk to your parents about finding your own religion.

Teen Guide to Surviving Thanksgiving
Tips on making it through your Thanksgiving Day dinner without too much stress.

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