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My sons recently started high school. Not only that, they left the school they had been at for 11 years (they could have stayed) so for only the second time, they were starting at a school where they knew...
Parenting is a series of highs and lows. First few months, great! All you have to do is feed the little grubs and put them down to sleep, no worries that you’re ruining them psychologically with a stray curse...
Have you heard of ChatGPT? In short, it is artificial intelligence that "thinks" like a human and is freakishly accurate with the text and answers to questions that it generates. If it sounds like our lives are getting closer...
Show and Tell can turn malicious very quickly, especially when teens and mobile phones are involved. The heightened use of smartphones and quick-share apps like Snapchat, and the frequency of taking, texting, and posting images and videos have created...
When I reflect on my life and wish that I could go back and change things such as a previous friend, a boyfriend, or a situation that I would handle differently, I realize that these are the people and...
Let Me Check My Schedule Yes, I still carry a planner, and yes I use it multiple times a day. I also have an old-school paper calendar on my fridge. Lastly, I have a family calendar app on my phone,...
Everyone parents their children differently, whether it is from their own upbringing or from learning what didn't work and improving from there. It's what makes everyone unique and their own person. There is no book that says 'This is...
Let me preface this by acknowledging that I am aware this is a true first-world problem and the fact my children even have money to burn is a privilege I do not take lightly. Their access to money to...
Disclosure :: after I fan girl-ed BIG time over their podcast, Coach Bre was kind enough to give me full access to the Elite Competitor™ program for purposes of sharing with New Orleans moms. Whether you invest in the...
If you are a mom to a teen or tween girl, I am sure you have engaged in a clothing debate with your kid. Or you have scoured the internet for hours looking for cute, quality and age appropriate...
The Hidden Danger All Parents Need to Know About I am sharing our story in the hopes that it will help other families and remind parents that staying vigilant is incredibly important. Our 15-year-old daughter was on vacation with her...
Things No One Told Me About Parenting a Teenage Son Being one of three girls in my family, I don’t have much experience with boys. And what I even have less experience with is a teenage boy. I’m the parent...
5 Reasons I Am Real Hesitant to Hand My Tween a Smartphone Dear reader, I’m a mom parenting in the digital age, and to be very honest with you, many days I’d love to move off the grid. There is a...
What Teachers REALLY Want for Teacher Appreciation Week Aah, Teacher Appreciation Week … the highly anticipated week where we teachers are spoiled with treats, coffee, discounts, and social media recognition. The faculty lounge is always decorated and filled with yummy...