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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YA Book Review: AUTONOMOUS by Andy Marino

Before I turn over the site to AUTONOMOUS author, Andy Marino, I have to give you all a little bit of my opinion on this book. First, I don’t typically read YA books but, considering we’re a little backed up with some […]

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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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Why the “13 Reasons Why” Haters are Missing the Point

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 13 Reasons Why premiered on March 31st on Netflix and to say it has been a proverbial blockbuster is putting it mildly. I’m not sure if the creators of the show expected […]

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13 Reasons Why… Not. According to a 20-Year-Old

A note from Kristen:  I had the opportunity to get a sneak preview of the now insanely popular Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why and while I found it to be a great show with a lot of talking points for parents to have […]

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Talking About Netflix New Series, 13 Reasons Why

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 13 Reasons Why Over the past couple of years, Netflix has increased their programming for teens and with the debut of the newest series, 13 Reasons Why, they’re upping the ante on […]

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A Letter to the Class of 2017 on Your Last, First Day of School

To My High School Senior, So here we are. The moment you’ve been waiting for and the moment I, as well as many other parents, have been dreading since your first day of Kindergarten. Today is the first day of your Senior […]

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