“I don’t want to go with him,” my 17-year-old daughter said.
“Then tell him ‘no’.” I told her.
“Then he’ll think I don’t want to go,” she said.
“But you don’t want to go.”
“But I don’t … [Read More...]
Balancing Expectations During the Holidays
Holidays with teens and preteens can be stressful. Parents feel pressure as much as kids to get the latest gadgets, technology or fashion. These items can … [Read More...]
My husband and I went on a double date with my son and his soon-to-be first girlfriend (it was their first date). I didn't think about the magnitude of that until a day or so afterward, i.e., who … [Read More...]
Suicide entered my life kind of the way spring enters with the change of seasons, in like a lion out like a lamb. Its grip caught hold of someone I loved and used all its power and might to try and … [Read More...]
It's our last giveaway from the gift guide! We hope you've gotten lots of great ideas and are filling your lists!
We have another design from Simply Janelle Designs... this one is her custom photo … [Read More...]
I broke tradition and listened to some Christmas songs that I came across when station surfing in the car the week before Thanksgiving.
Usually, I refuse to do anything Christmas-y before … [Read More...]
Camp Rolling Hills is the perfect book for tweens 9-13. It would be a very good book if you are about to go to overnight camp for the first time. This book is about a certain group of kids going to … [Read More...]
How does social media, technology, sexting and porn effect relationships for today's teens?
I talked with high school freshman and sophomores recently about social media, mental health, and … [Read More...]
For many families, it’s incredibly easy to take food for granted. As long as the kids are fed regularly and eat some veggies here and there, you should be in good shape, right?
Not so fast! … [Read More...]