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The Best Advice I Ever Got…

the best advice I ever got for parenting a teenager

Do you remember being mad at your parents when you were a teenager? Do you remember saying to yourself, “if I ever have kids I will never be as mean/useless/irrational as my stupid mom/dad is”? I sure … [Read More...]


How to Encourage Your Kids to…

there is help for kids who can't stay organized

There is Help for That Mess!! If your home is like mine, it can be a never-ending battle to get your kids to pick up after themselves at times. In my case, my older kids are even worse at it than the … [Read More...]


Book Review: Between Baby…

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Navigating the Tween Years with Your Daughter The tween years can be an uncertain time for both girls and their parents. Parents try to identify and sympathize with the mood and attitude changes of … [Read More...]


Giving Your Teen Their License…

Letting your teen date before they've had some lessons is like driving a car without a license

Teens and Dating Podcast You wouldn't let your teen get behind the wheel of a car before they'd gone thru driver's ed or driving school lessons, so why would you let them start dating without some … [Read More...]


How Would You React If Your…

when your child wants to enlist

"So, Mom, I Need to Talk to You About Something..." Oh crap. My 18-year-old son, Nathan, wants to have a sit down with me to talk. My mind is going in a million directions, and none of them … [Read More...]


Technology and the…

Teens using technology are easy prey for sexploitation. This podcast we discuss how to be aware.

Dr. Tracy Bennett discusses technology, teens and sexploitation We're talking about teens, tweens and technology again this week on our podcast, but getting into some serious stuff. Too many young … [Read More...]


Crepe Erase Review…

final thoughts on the crepe erase skin system

There IS help for crepey skin! Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Crepe Erase. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a … [Read More...]


Pulled Pork BBQ…

This delicious pulled pork bbq recipe will have your family asking for more and it's SO easy!

BBQ Heaven on a Bun! Tangy, zippy, and with just the right amount of zest, this recipe is a crowd pleaser. I love making this when I have leftover pork from a roast since repurposing meals into … [Read More...]

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A Podcast About Racial Tension…

Talking the tough talk about racial tension in 2015 We're joined this week by author Susan Pashman who wrote the fictional book, Upper West Side Story, but considering all that we're going thru in … [Read More...]