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Middle School Students Had Oral Sex in Class

Students Engaged in Sex Act During Class

An eighth-grade boy and a seventh-grade girl in an Oxnard, California, middle school allegedly engaged in oral sex during reading class -- and other students watched and even took video and photos of the incident, say parents. Check out our "Sex in Schools" investigation.


Moms: You Need to Worry about Cyber-Bullying!

Young girl using laptop computer

The tragic suicide of 15-year-old Phoebe Prince in South Hadley, Mass., in January has raised awareness of an epidemic -- cyber-bullying. What do you need to do to keep your kids safe?


Happy 'National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy'

pregnant teen

Today is the ninth annual National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. A whopping 34 percent of young women become pregnant at least once before they reach the age of 20 -- about 820,000 a year. Eight in ten of these teen pregnancies are unintended, and 79 percent are to unmarried teens.


Mama Hates Homework!

girl doing homework

Few things provoke my powerless (and silent) rage more than when my 14-year-old starts talking about how MUCH homework she has and how worried she is about getting it done.


Just a Guy Having a Frank Sex Talk with His Son

Our kids will have sex. The question is when, with whom and under what circumstances. My son has a girlfriend of eight months, which is an eternity for high-school sophomores. Sex may be inevitable, but when I discussed it with my son recently, he was just as embarrassed as every kid is when us old folks talk dirty -- LOL!


Admongo: Teaching Tweens the Ad Game


Hot off the press: The FTC has just developed a compelling website to teach tweens about how ads work -- in their language!


Damn Those Birds and Bees!

mom and son talking

When my son started asking "those" questions, I tried to put him off. I tried to get out of it by saying, "Bud, listen, there is no rush for this. My only deadline for having THE conversation is that I be the one to have it with you, and NOT your friends." His response? "Then you better tell me this weekend." Oh, God help me!


momlogic's Search for the Greatest Grad!


Do you know an outstanding high-school senior who is graduating and heading to college? Tell us about this stellar student, and he or she could walk away with $1,000 in prizes from ... and more!