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Parenting

15 Moments That Will Change…

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Change doesn't care if you're ready.. This week I became the mother of a 15 year old! Excuse me a minute while I pick myself up off the floor! Did I really just write that? I thought that only … [Read More...]

Life

The New Normal…

Having an adult child introduces you to your new normal

My son forwarded an email to me the other day. It read, “Dear Andrew and Roommate, Congratulations, your applications for rental have been approved.  Thank you for choosing XXX for your new … [Read More...]

Entertainment

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...]

Relationships

My Son Is An Alien…

There's a unique language that our teen sons speak

My teenage boy is an alien. And by alien I mean foreign. Far away from me. It’s not so much that I don’t understand him, or that he communicates as if he’s from another planet. There is some of that … [Read More...]

Teens

My Son Is An Alien…

There's a unique language that our teen sons speak

My teenage boy is an alien. And by alien I mean foreign. Far away from me. It’s not so much that I don’t understand him, or that he communicates as if he’s from another planet. There is some of that … [Read More...]

Technology

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...]

Reviews

Blue Lizard – a Truly…

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Sunscreen That Honestly Works Sure summer is thisclose to being over, but there are still beach trips to be had, sports to be played and college (and pro!) football games to attend, which means it is … [Read More...]

Food

15 More Frugal Tips For…

Looking for ways to save money on your grocery budget?

Frugal Tips to Feed the Family After repeated requests for more tips on how to feed my large family on a strict budget, I have put together an encore post! Believe me, I understand the demand of … [Read More...]

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Project Semicolon;…

I don’t like needles. I don’t like the idea of a permanent commitment. And I certainly don’t like doing things that make me nervous. So why would I choose to get a tattoo? There has been a lot of … [Read More...]