'Thirteen' Commentary Commentator Laura Sessions Stepp says the movie Thirteen makes clear a truism about raising teenage girls: they need parents, not friends. Parents -- and single parents especially -- should get used to being called the bad guys for laying down the law, she says.
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'Thirteen' Commentary

Commentator Laura Sessions Stepp says the movie Thirteen makes clear a truism about raising teenage girls: they need parents, not friends. Parents — and single parents especially — should get used to being called the bad guys for laying down the law, she says.