Being a good parent means being a safe harbor for your teen and helping them to understand the world. Here are 7 conversations you need to have with your teen before they leave home.
If you have a brand new freshman attending high school this year, here are a few items to help them start the year right.
You have to build a level of trust with your teen. “Do as I say not as I do” is not going to wash with these independent individuals.
If you have ever lived with a moody teen, you know that kindness and compassion can be tested to the limits some days. Here are a few things to keep in mind when dealing with your teen.
As parents, we try to keep our teen from going down a dangerous path. Here’s what you can consider doing to try and keep them on the right path.
If you’ve ever tried to get a teen to do something, you know it takes an act of Congress some days. Keep them active & healthy, even if they don’t do the chores!
“If I only knew then what I know now.” This statement is especially true when it comes to credit. Do you remember getting your first credit card? Did it feel like a license to spend money you didn’t have? Then before you know it, the rude awakening arrives in the mail: the credit card bill, […]
Buying presents for children might seem relatively easy to begin with. But then suddenly everyone else seems to have the same idea as you. Or each time a birthday, or Christmas, or another special occasion comes around, your choices get more and more limited. Children only need so many teddy pairs, pairs of shoes and […]
When your college-going teen leaves home for the first time, it is a monumental step. Give them a piece of home with these gift ideas.
I try to be patient and understanding on a daily basis with my brood because they require it – on a daily basis. It is not easy. There are days such as today, when I am to the point where I am ready to just *SNAP* from other events going on in my life, where […]
I will be the first to admit to anyone, when I thought about having children, I wanted girls. I’m a girl. I know girls. I never even THOUGHT about the possibility of having boys. I just automatically assumed that God and I were on the same wavelength and I would only be parenting girls and […]