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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How to Protect Your Kids on Multiplayer Games Like Roblox

10 Steps to Keep Kids Safe on Roblox Roblox is all the rage with the under 12 group these days and that’s giving parents some concerns. They’re concerned that their kids are seeing pornographic images, entering into chatrooms with people they don’t […]

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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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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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How Do You Explain News and the State of the World to Your Kids?

You Can’t Escape the News Media and specifically, social media, has changed the landscape on how we as humans get and consume our information and news. If you had any doubt about that, this past election should have made a believer out […]

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6 Quotes that Explain the Truth About All Relationships

Relationships Are Hard Work Unless you’re a hermit and never see another human being, you are involved in relationships to some degree and they’re not always easy to navigate. Whether it’s a marriage, dating, friendships, professional, or just the people you deal […]

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Homework and the Struggle for Accountability

Holding Your Tweens and Teens Responsible Homework has always been a struggle for 2/3 of my kids. We’ve tried every trick in the book to get them to understand the importance of it, we’ve delivered consequences of bad grades or missing assignments […]

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5 Apps that Will Help Keep Your Teen Safe

Stay Safe – Personal Safety Apps for Teens and Family! I will never forget the first time that I stood on the front porch and watched my oldest drive away by herself, with no one else in the car, the day she got […]

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I Gave My Daughter the Middle Finger

From Kristen – I met Dara last year at a conference that I oversee and fell in love with her and her story. Dara started her site as a way to chronicle the battle she had with breast cancer and offer support […]

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