Monthly Archives: July 2011

Stranger Danger at 14

Some weeks ago my daughter called me at work telling me there were two men knocking on the door and ringing the doorbell constantly. I told her it was probably people soliciting. A few minutes later, I get another call from my … Continue reading

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Should there be text-free zones?

A few days ago, I asked my two older kids if they wanted to go on a bike ride. It was dusk, the scorching hot sun was beginning to set and I thought it would be a great way to … Continue reading

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Mom shops at Hollister?

So 2 weeks ago I take my 14 year old daughter shopping at the mall for her annual summer trip to NY to visit family.  She wanted to use her birthday money and gift cards to buy clothes at Hollister . … Continue reading

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A new contributor shares her thoughts and raising teen dilemmas

I want to introduce you to Raquel Alderman. She’s the mother of two and a real go-getter. Raquel always makes me laugh with her parenting tales and I’m thrilled that she will begin contributing to this blog and sparking conversation … Continue reading

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