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March 5, 2020


 

        Spring is here and with it the time honored mother/daughter outing to find the perfect prom dress. An entire day of bonding. what could be better?  Before you get too excited, try to keep in mind that it can also be overwhelming and you don't want to make thi...

February 25, 2020

College applications are pretty much finished and submitted. Now the waiting starts--the agonizing waiting to hear did your teen get in or not? Did she get into her top pick? Was any merit or scholarship offered? There’s a lot to do, the stakes are high, the deadlines...

September 3, 2019

Let’s face it; the teen years can be notoriously challenging.

Our kids' hormones are raging, they are constantly testing our boundaries, and they are racing towards adulthood as we try to get them to hold onto these final days of childhood just a little longer. It’s not...

July 29, 2019

Are you ever completely baffled by your kids? Like you have no understanding of why they’re acting in a certain way? The one that always gets me is lying.  I catch him lying, he knows he's lying, he knows I know he’s lying...and he lies anyway. And keeps doing it....

April 3, 2019

Teen angst. A great phrase; onomatopoeia. But as much as I like how it sounds, I hate the reality

Parenting a child with ADHD can feel a bit like you’re walking in the dark—you tiptoe around, unsure of what you will come up against. Sometimes you may say or do something to set off a mini emotional explosion. It’s definitely something you try to avoid as those can b...

April 3, 2018

The tears surprised me. The weepiness I felt driving away from my first parents' weekend.  My son is a sophomore but I had missed last year’s event; so I was so thankful to have spent this weekend with him. He won’t be home for Thanksgiving this year, so I did expect t...

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