Monthly Archives: November 2011

To Friend or Not to Friend a Parent on Facebook

My sister recently was extremely insulted when her son de-friended her on Facebook. It’s hard to argue that being our teen’s friend gives us insight into his or her world  and gives us a way to snoop on what they … Continue reading

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Surviving a fight with your teen

Yesterday, I had my first major blow out with my teenage daughter. I guess it’s pretty good that I made it to 15 1/2 before this happened. All I can say is, I don’t think I won the battle. To … Continue reading

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When your teen daughter starts to drive…

The other day, I agreed to let my daughter drive to a nearby strip center. Of course, I should have swallowed valium first. She has been driving for a few months now and I didn’t realize that she hadn’t mastered  the parking lot. As she … Continue reading

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The top 10 “why’s” when raising a teen.

I sometimes think we should give out to every parent who has toddler or young child, the top 10 “why’s” they will soon be encountering when their child becomes a teenager.  I think its important they prepare themselves for what will … Continue reading

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