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On January 7, 2008, Yahoo listed 794 other sites that had
important links to

Large and small sites link to We are especially proud that school principals, guidance counselors, and other owners of small web sites have chosen to direct their visitors to for advice on parent-teen relationships. Here are just a few of the sites that link to us:

Real Life Survival Guide

Multonmah County Library

Storknet Parenting Adolescents Cubby

Magnolia Elementary School, California

What's On the Net for Teens


Family Works, Inc.

Teen Web
Berkshire Coalition to Prevent Teen Pregnancy & Berkshire Teen Network

Between Moms
Link Directory: Parenting Teens. Offers treatment options and resources for parents struggling with their child's addictions, behavioral problems, mental health issues, etc.

More Information and Links - Cindy Harmelink, M.S., LCMHC, LLC
Cindy Harmelink is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor providing services to individuals and couples. Cindy specializes in services for children, adolescents, and families. Located on Elm St. in downtown Manchester, New Hampshire.

Parenting Webliography - Pollard Memorial Library
Pollard Memorial Library. Parenting Webliography. Adoptive Parents. Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange - MARE provides resources, programs and services related to older and special needs adoption.

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Approved banners for approved products related to parents, families, adolescents, and/or children will be accepted for placement at top or bottom of selected pages at at a pre-agreed cost-per-impression rate. Advertiser may propose a rate for consideration by site administrator. is a small site. We are not able to monitor the rate of click-throughs or impressions--advertiser must be prepared to monitor these.

Banner advertising related to the following content/topics is NOT acceptable:

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  • tobacco or related products
  • alcohol or related products
  • sex-related products or services, such as pornography sites, escort services, match-making services, marital aides

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Approved text-links for approved products are accepted for placement at top, bottom, or in another area of selected pages at the site, at a pre-agreed rate. Advertiser may propose a rate for consideration by site administrator. PLEASE READ ABOVE INFORMATION RE BANNER ADVERTISING -- all the same information/restrictions apply to text links.

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Newsletter advertising:
The Parenting Adolescents Newsletter accepts advertisements from companies, organizations, or other web sites previewed in advance by the Editor. The Newsletter comes out once a month. 

  • The cost is just $10/line (60 characters each line), one exposure;
  • Your name at the top of the ad is not considered a separate line;
  • Inclusion of a URL, if it fits within the 5-line limit for an ad--is free;
  • If inclusion of a URL requires a separate line, there is a $10 charge for the additional line.
  • Ads are limited to five lines, not including your name at the top of the ad (and not including the URL, if it needs an extra line).

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At least one-week lead time is required to guarantee an ad's appearance in the next issue of the newsletter. Typically the newsletter is published around the first of the month, but publication dates vary widely.

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Site visitor statistics:
Hits to Home Page, last year (2007) thru January 6, 2008--not including January 2007: 1,363,144

Visitor percentages, by domains, week ending 11/10/2001:
7926: 28.58%: .com (Commercial)
7447: 26.62%: .net (Network)
6397: 21.33%: [unresolved numerical addresses]
2369: 9.25%: .edu (USA Educational)
851: 3.43%: .us (United States)
922: 2.99%: .ca (Canada)
382: 1.11%: .au (Australia)
280: 1.04%: .org (Non-Profit Making Organisations)
202: 0.86%: .uk (United Kingdom)
138: 0.55%: .mx (Mexico)
142: 0.40%: .cz (Czech Republic)
77: 0.34%: .it (Italy)
61: 0.30%: .br (Brazil)
116: 0.29%: .es (Spain)
67: 0.26%: .sa (Saudi Arabia)
57: 0.22%: .hu (Hungary)
47: 0.21%: .fr (France)
62: 0.20%: .pl (Poland)

Newsletter subscribers: 1,594 (January 7, 2008)

Demographic profile of newsletter subscribers:
Our adult newsletter subscribers (and, we believe, site visitors) tend to be:

  • female (with growing number of fathers visiting the site)
  • aged 30-50 (number of teens visiting the site has tripled in a year)
  • married (81%)
  • live in the United States (see above for a few of the many other countries)
  • at least one pre-teen and/or one teenage child
  • main interests: books, health, parenting, music, reading, children, cooking, home decor, education, exercise, gardening, movies, pets, psychology, and travel
  • in past year made online purchases 1-5 times (54%),
    6-12 times (21%)

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