Do You Really Need All That Stuff for College?

The Ultimate College Dorm Room Shopping List Raise your hand if you’re currently in the throes of getting your college-bound freshman ready for the big move. It doesn’t matter if they’re going to college right in your hometown, home state, or if […]

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23 Ways to Know There’s aTeen In the House

Is there a teen living here? Remember the days when Fisher Price decorated your house and your living room looked like Geoffrey the Giraffe puked all over it? Those days are like wine and roses compared to what your house looks like […]

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7 Things Teens Need to Know About Relationships

Teens and Relationships Relationships get really interesting during the teen years. And I’m not just talking about boy-girl relationships (although, those get REALLY interesting) I’m talking about ALL relationships from friends to parents to siblings to teachers. But the one thing that […]

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What do Parents Need to Know About Cyber-bullying?

What is cyber-bullying? If you’ve been around here for any amount of time, you may remember that we’ve had our fair share of “mean girls” and various forms of bullying. The first time that I felt a need to step in was […]

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Social Media – Hate the Player, Not the App

Teens and Social Media It’s December 31st and around the world, people are celebrating or getting ready to celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of a new one. Holiday gifts have been exchanged and if there were electronics or […]

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5 Important (but Random) Lessons Teens Need to Know

You thought you had a lot of lessons to teach your toddler? Well I hate to break it to you, but potty training and spoon feeding are only messy in the literal terms when it comes to the lessons you will have […]

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7 Back to School Tips for my Teen Daughters

Back to School Advice for my Daughters Well, here we are… it’s back to school time again. This is our 11th first day of school and we have 6 more to go before we’re completely done. I love the first day of school more […]

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Dear Teens: Life is Harsh and Other Things You Need to Know

Life Lessons for Teens We’re 5 years into this teenage thing with another 6 years ahead of us and there are some days that I am as clueless as I was when they were babies and toddlers. At least when they were little […]

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Affordable Prom Dresses that Look Amazing? I Have 7 Places to Look!

Stylish and Affordable Prom Dresses If you have a teenage daughter then you know firsthand that prom season is here. Whether she’s going with the love of her (now) life or in a group of friends, no doubt she’s already been looking […]

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How to Get Your Halloween Vibe On and Still Have Money for Candy!

Ready for Halloween? Someone asked me the other day what my favorite holiday was and without hesitation, I answered “Christmas and then Halloween”. Other than Christmas, Halloween is the ONLY holiday that I will actually decorate for. I don’t go all out […]

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