Most parents of pre-teen and teen daughters can relate. Create a Free Account. Three beautiful girls on the beach lying on the sand. Portrait of teenage girl in bikini holding scubadiving equipment. Portrait of teenage girl in bikini holding scubadiving equipment. Search by image Oops! Ready To Do More?
So what should parents do?
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