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Top 5 Tips to Surviving Single Parenthood

Raising children is not for the faint of heart. Between the tantrums, vomit, hormones and math homework, there’s barely enough time to breath, let...

5 Great Father’s Day Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank

Father's Day is coming and I know you're probably rolling your eyes at the thought of another necktie or bottle of cologne. By the...

The Top Ten Things We Didn’t Know or Expect When We Became Parents of Children with Special Needs

The parent of a special needs child can tell you first hand that the journey is not the one they had pictured or had in...

The College Craze – How Does it Affect Your Teenager, Your Younger Child, and You?

Middle School Muddles If your child is finishing middle school or entering high school college talk may begin. While you can keep things calm at...

The Zealous Velocity of Seventeen-Year-Olds

Seventeen-year-olds are rambunctious, active kids who thrive on lots of activity including a busy social life, lots of homework, learning to drive, speaking up...

My Kid Didn’t Get A Trophy & It Was The Best Thing That Happened All Season

This year, at the end of the year dance recital, my kid didn’t get a trophy.  In fact, only 3 kids got them.  Out...

I Could SO Be Crazy Mom

I could SO be crazy Mom.  You know, that Mom that screams at the seven-year-old on the baseball field to GET ON THE BASE!...

Are You an Angry Parent–Sometimes? How Anger Gives Birth to Great Ideas

Remember that day you yelled so loud, so long, you thought you’d never stop? Then you apologized even longer than all the screaming took until...

No, You Can’t Have My Cookie, But Give Me Your Milk

"Okay, Son Son, if I buy this apple, we're sharing it. Half of the apple will be mine, and half of the apple is...

Understanding Why Teenagers Push Away

There may be times when your teenager doesn’t feel like the child you knew just a few months or years ago. She used to...