Where In The Room Is My Daughter Hiding Her Laundered Clothes?

By: Cheryl Maguire My 14-year-old daughter doesn’t put her clean clothes away. But I get it. The task requires a great deal of energy. You need a lot of muscle strength to press that pause button on Netflix. And then don’t get me started with how challenging it is to roll herself off the couch. … More Where In The Room Is My Daughter Hiding Her Laundered Clothes?

Raising Adults

By: Heather O’Neill When you first become a parent, you get an animalistic intense desire to protect your child. You want to make sure that nothing ever hurts them – emotionally, physically, spiritually. You keep them safe – baby-proofing your home, securely fastening them into the car seat, zipping up their jackets to stay warm, … More Raising Adults

Prom Safety Tips

By: Alison Puzia, Guest Contributor With spring comes prom, for many high schoolers. Moms, this thought may have you cringing as you flashback to your own prom experience. If you’re concerned about your teen’s safety at prom, read on! We have compiled a list of tips to help you help your teen have a safe, … More Prom Safety Tips

Worrying

By: Rachel Ventura Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Rachel, and I worry. A lot. About everything. My Mom does, too. I’ve always said, “I’m a worrier. I get it from my Mom,” like it’s a genetic disorder I inherited from her. Maybe it is, who knows? I’ve worried for as long as … More Worrying

Raising a Teenager

By: Mary Morris The other day at breakfast I was thinking out loud and I said, “I wonder what I should write about for my first blog?” In classic middle school fashion, my daughter suggested, “Why don’t you write about how miserable you are as a mother?” And that beautiful, mischievous smile lit up my … More Raising a Teenager

Make-Up and Driving …

By:  Guest Blogger – Marie Gross Startling, yes, and even a little bit scary, but this You Tube video sends a very important message from Nikkie (popular video-blogger / make-up guru) and Volkswagen: If you’re my age, you remember as prom season laid ahead, the local police would haul decimated cars driven by impaired teens … More Make-Up and Driving …