Teenagers, and all the interesting things that come along with them, sneak up on us before we even think we are ready. I barely blinked before Cameron turned 13. His voice is getting deep, he's taller than me, and what is food? It disappears before I see it. This kid is still writing the parenting manual at my house because, clearly, this book will never be done.
Added by Wrae on June 13, 2018 at 12:29pm — No Comments
My son likes to talk through his reading homework with me. Each week he has to choose a book, choose four questions from a list and answer questions about the book. (It used to be way more involved than that, but I think there were parental complaints, so the teacher scaled it back a little.) As an adult, I fully understand what the homework is…Continue
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Think about a typical day out with your family. Think of all the places that you may go and all the strangers that may overhear the way your family interacts.
Do you feel judged?…
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Life is a series of challenges filled with surprises.. And that's what makes life interesting. One of the biggest challenges could also be bringing up our children who are closest to our hearts and means the world to us... It can be an out of the world experience for many whereas many would have their world upside down with lack of patience n perseverance ....…Continue
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As a young teen, I once asked my Mom if I could get an after-school job. Her reply was: "Your job is to be a good student." So I tried my best to do a good job and balance my school work with all the other chores I did around the house.…Continue
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Are you planning on traveling this Christmas? If so, you should make emergency plans in case of inclement weather derail your best laid out plan. Winter storms can make traveling dangerous especially in…Continue
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New book from Scholastic!
From the New York Times bestselling creators of Duck! Rabbit!, Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld, an exciting tale of self-discovery!
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By Rosemary Lichtman, Ph.D. and Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D.
Are you alone and wondering how you'll be celebrating the holidays this year? Whether you're divorced or widowed, a single parent or the spouse of a deployed serviceperson, it most likely seemed easier when you had a partner to share in the planning. But now that you'll be the one creating the holiday mood, take advantage of the freedom you have to develop customs that are just right for you. …
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My oldest son has always had an entrepreneurial spirit, and he’s always had a desire to make money ever since his first lemonade stand at age 8! Unfortunately, it’s impossible to find a part time job when…Continue
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