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 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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Are Your Kids Ready to Watch More Mature Shows?

How to Decide if Your Kids Are Ready for Older Shows and Movies I’m going to age myself a bit here but it doesn’t seem that long ago when the only TV shows playing in my house were Blues Clues, Dora, The […]

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TIA Girl Club Monthly Box for Tweens AND a Giveaway!

Introducing the TIA Girl Monthly Subscription Box Okay, okay.. I totally teased you guys with TIA Girl Club Box before I left on vacation and then totally left you hanging. Please forgive me.. I promise it won’t happen again!! As the mom […]

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What’s Your Life Going to Be Like Now That You Have a Teen?

Welcome to Your New Teen-dom You remember the saying “when you have a child, it is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around your body”? I think it’s really true when you’re the parent of a teen or tween […]

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So Your Daughter Needs a Bra…

I have no idea when it happened, but one day, several years ago, I turned to look at my oldest daughter and something was just different. Was it her hair? Was she wearing it in a new style? No.. that wasn’t it. […]

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Social Media, Parenting and (Lack of) Common Sense

I originally posted this back in 2011 (forever ago in the online world) but with the interwebz all aflutter last week from “that” post (you know the one.. the one the mom with the boys wrote to the teen girls.. if you […]

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Throwback Thursday: Entertainment Edition with #StreamTeam!!

What are your favorite shows & movies you’re sharing with your kids? When the girls were younger, it seemed our TV was on all. the. time. One or both of us have always been fortunate enough to work from home and while […]

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Money and Budgets: Full Disclosure or Tight Lipped?

Here’s the obvious statement of the day: times are tough for almost everyone. Those who never used budgets to manage their money have started to and those who had them before the recession have tightened them up. Some families have weathered the […]

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Keep Momming!

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Shire. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.” As an actress, a public health advocate and former journalist, Holly Robinson Peete has seen it all. […]

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