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The Last Text Message

It is bad enough that I have anxiety attacks at the thought of my daughters driving alone but throw in factors like drunk driving and texting and I just want to keep them at home safe and sound. I know that’s unrealistic though, as every parent of teenagers can tell …

I Hope… They Be Wrong and Be Loud

“It won’t be one of mine”. That’s what one mother said about her child being bullied. That’s what we all say too, but even when we do everything right, what assurances do we have that the same thing won’t happen to our children? It’s a cruel world they are living …

Finance: A Family Lesson Not to be Missed

I’m sure you all have seen this commercial. I have gotten very good at tuning out commercials or I just switch to another channel whenever they come on. I have fallen in love with TiVo just because I can watch pretty much anything now commercial free! But I digress. Today, …

Summer Activities for Teens

It’s been two weeks since the girls got out of school and my car has finally stopped trying to turn for the kid’s school every morning. It feels strange but at the same time very relaxing to know that when I leave the house in the morning I go straight …

Teens Who Don’t Talk

This happens to me all the time. Call it coincidence, call it karma. Whatever you call it, I really do believe that you call to you what you need. Anyway, just today I was thinking about teenagers. Ours and other people’s. You see, one teenager we know has been worrying …