When the teenager’s Christmas list amounts to what a small country would spend in an entire year to feed their residents, it is time to put priorities in order.
Teens are from Mars
Teenagers are from Mars. Seriously. It's the only way to describe the age range from 13 to 18, when hormones are turning our loving, smiling, happy kids into sullen, distant beings from another planet.
You will survive the teenage years with a steady supply of wine and prozac. They will survive too, and we've got all the advice in the world to help you muddle through the daily changes - and a few funny stories of our own about navigating the terrible teens!
Providing so much comfort, bean bags have become an essential room accessory of today. But have you ever wondered why they don’t put beans in bean bag chairs? That’s because bean bag chairs have evolved too! Since it’s all about making bean bag chairs more appealing, more convenient, and now, more environmentally benign, these comfortable […]
First Check® knows you want to trust your teenager. But there are times when you might begin to fear the worst, that your child is using drugs or alcohol. Some of the signs that you might begin to see are an unexplained drop in grades; isolating themselves from the rest of the family; not being […]
Teenagers have a lot to deal with: expectations of parents, school work and social lives, both real and virtual. These pressures can affect both their body and mind and cause mood swings that parents may worry about. Parents can have a difficult time navigating their growing teen’s emotions, and a natural — and common — […]
Did you ever wish that you could keep your kids under the age of 8 for like, EVER, just so you could avoid having “the talk” with them? It wasn’t so bad with my daughter, I just told her the same thing that my mother told me and what I had learned from my own […]
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As the mom of teenagers, this is a topic I’ve had to deal with already even though I wasn’t all that keen on it to be honest. Much as they hated it, I sat down with the boys and had a frank discussion about this with them and thought I would share some pointers with […]
Have you ever asked yourself, “are you doing too much for your child?” Mostly, mommies don’t; but it’s important to admit that we don’t have to solve all of their problems. No wonder it’s not easy to avoid their well being but it might not be that crucial all the time- we need to let our children do mistakes and learn their lessons. Parents can never teach kids from their own experiences alone. Yes, keeping an eye is very important and you could do this very well with parental controls for smartphones. So you could avoid being a helipad parent and safeguard them at the same time.
Life in a House of Testosterone has partnered with Propeller Consulting, LLC to bring you today’s conversation. We were sent a promotional item as a thank you for our posting. All opinions stated are my own. I’ve got three children. I’ve done “the talk” with one, my daughter. Dad took care of having “the talk” […]
Disclosure: Life in a House of Testosterone has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. All thoughts and opinions are 100% our own. Our entire family has watched the availability of drones to the public with gleeful interest. Naturally the […]
Tweens and Teens have a difficult time building their self-esteem due to hormones, peer pressure, emotional turmoil and a multitude of other factors and influences. Staying the course and helping them through each period is one method of finding what works best for your child.
Warning: This is a rant post. I’m extremely agitated, I am extremely angry, and there will be cursing, screaming and teeth grinding. Continue at your own risk. The past month with both Jonathan and Tre has been an extreme challenge to say the very least. Issues with both of them at school – behavioral, academic, […]