Monthly Archives: August 2010

Are you an embarrasing Facebook parent?

After posting a hello, welcome back from summer camp message on the Facebook wall of my daughter’s friend, I was informed that I’m an embarrassing mother. Who knew? I’ve since learned that it’s acceptable to be friends with a teen … Continue reading

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Should teen girls wear makeup?

Recently, I heard my daughter and her friend dissing some girl at school, “She wears so much makeup. She looks so slutty.” I would love to get a look at the girl. With Sephora exploding in popularity, I’m wondering what … Continue reading

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Do I have what it takes to parent a teen?

Today my oldest child started high school. Wow, it feels strange to put that in writing. I barely slept last night, nervous and excited about what lies ahead for both of us. I would imagine most parents feel like their … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to my new blog! After 14 years of parenting, I look forward to sharing news and views on raising teens.

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