Back when my kids were 11-12ish, they wanted handheld Nintendo thingys. I wasn’t very thrilled with that. I thought maybe an iPod would be better- they could listen to audiobooks, music, and have a better selection of games. Even though we turned off the internet browser, it was the WORST MISTAKE OF MY LIFE. It … Read More about Cellphones and Kids: Resources for Worried Parents
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My daughter is 18 and a senior in high school. How the heck did that happen? I’m going to be a lone woman in a household of males, come next September. I’m trying to not think too much about my sweet, sweet girl leaving. 🙁 Anyway, to help her decide which school she wants to … Read More about How To Maximize Campus Tours With Your Teen
It’s summer! I enjoy having my children home, but when they become teenagers, summer time equals money making time for them. They use this money to fill up their savings accounts and pay for extra curriculars throughout the school year. But more than that, I feel it’s also vital for them to learn marketable skills … Read More about How to Help Your Teens Get a GREAT Summer Job- even if it’s not advertised!
Can I make a confession? I yell at my kids sometimes. I’ve never taken them to Disneyland. Often, my house is a wreck. At one son’s last baseball game, he had to play outfield instead of his normal first base, because he missed two practices in a row–because I forgot to take him. My teenage … Read More about You ARE a good mom. Here’s why:
When I heard that the story of a woman who was a Planned Parenthood clinic director turned pro-life activist was coming to the big screen, I was intrigued. Soon after, I learned that the movie was unexpectedly rated R- purely for abortion violence. I was even more intrigued. This meant that teenagers who … Read More about Movie Review: Unplanned