Monthly Archives: August 2011

Did your teen not want you to take them to school the first day?

The 2011-12 school year has officially begun in South Florida. This year, instead of me taking my daughter to school. Olivia decided she wanted to go on the first day with one of her best friends since elementary school, Jared. … Continue reading

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Using technolgoy to keep up with your teens

I realize I’m so last year. I’ve finally mastered this texting thing…OMG I’ve even got some of the text terms down… and now here comes all kinds of new Apps and technology to communicate with your teen. From her law … Continue reading

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Finding your middle school mojo

I loved this post by Mom Sass so much on MomsMiami.com that I had to share it with all of you. Here’s the first graph: Rebels are taking over Libya. Hurricane Irene is breathing down our neck.  And my youngest … Continue reading

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Getting your teen organized for high school

My middle child started high school today. It’s going to be interesting. My son went from being a tidy little boy to a disorganized teen…school papers in disarray, handwritting impossible to read, clothes on the floor, and cell phone almost always out … Continue reading

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Do you have your teen on a back-to-school budget?

Ugh. Back-to-school shopping with teenagers. What a nightmare! I’ve been trying to figure out the best approach to shopping without feeling like I’ve just become the major stockholder in American Eagle Outfitters. The way I see it there are a … Continue reading

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