How to Get Children Physically Involved Outdoors as Teens

Wondering how to get children physically involved outdoors? Most of the time, you can find the kids on the couch or in their rooms connected to some sort of electronic device. It might be their phones, a game system, or the television. But, chances are they aren’t outside being active. Get Children Physically Involved Outdoors […]

How to Talk to Teens About Drugs Honestly

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of National Institute on Drug Abuse. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you struggling with how to talk to teens about drugs honestly? Kids today are a lot more street smart and aware than we give them credit for. While I regularly kid my son […]

Social Media FOMO and How to Talk About it With Teens

Have you had to discuss social media FOMO with your teens? Or is it a problem that you’re struggling with yourself? Fear of missing out (FOMO) is a relatively new phenomenon. But, it’s something that many children, teens, and even adults struggle with every day. It’s that fear that someone else is doing or seeing […]

Healthy Teenage Grooming Habits

Well it has finally happened. My son graduated high school and has a full time job. He’s just inches away from becoming an adult – almost. It seems like only yesterday he was playing with cars and watching cartoons. They just grow up too quickly. One of the things we had to work on once he became […]

5 Signs You’re Ready to Let Go of Your Adult Child

I used to think that I wanted my children to stay young forever. There is nothing more amazing than how a baby smells after their bath and nothing more rewarding than seeing your child’s smile when they reach a major milestone. My mind is full of memories of faces covered with spaghetti sauce, fingerprints on […]

Mobile Phone Safety Tips For Teens

This post brought to you by Kajeet. All opinions are 100% mine. When my kids were little, I worried about things like whether their toys were safe and were they hitting the developmental milestones on time.  I looked forward to when the kids were older and I no longer had to deal with diapers, bottles […]

Calcium Deficiency and Teenage Girls

This is a product provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. I received two canisters of Viactiv Calcium Soft Chews for my own personal use. All opinions, text and experiences are my own. Of all of the things that I worried about as a teenager, calcium deficiency wasn’t one of them. Now that I’m the […]

Protect Your Teens Online with Norton by Symantec

This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Coupons.com. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. When my kids were little, protecting them online was fairly easy.  I just kept them off the internet or only allowed them access to the internet while I was watching […]

Tips for Managing Teens with ADHD as Parent

Here are a few tips for managing teens with ADHD. I could tell that my children were a bit different from a young age.  I was devastated the first time the school called me to tell me my child was “a problem” in class.  What had I done wrong? How had my parenting skills failed? […]

Fun Sports Activities for Tweens and Teens to Enjoy

Are you looking for a few fun sports activities? Keeping the kids involved in sports encourages them to stay physically fit.  My daughter had no interest in sports when she was younger but my son is a huge sports fan.  We encourage him to sign up for sports teams at school when he has an […]