Monthly Archives: January 2012

Is your teen’s messy bedroom killing you?

I can’t stand to look at my teenagers’ bedrooms. A mere glimpse in that direction puts me in a horrible mood and turns me into a nagging, screaming, nutcase! I tell myself I’m going to punish my kids by leaving the piles of … Continue reading

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Teens exchange Facebook passwords to show love

Apparently, the new equivalent to teen sex or showing love is sharing your Facebook password. Why are teens sooooo trusting of each other? The New York Times reported today that teenagers are sharing passwords for Facebook, Tumblr and/or other accounts in order to … Continue reading

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Would you call the cops on your teenager?

I just read a story that I could totally relate to and I love the commentary added by Lisa Belkin. On the Huffington Post parenting blog Belkin writes: no one can get to us — worry us, provoke us, amaze … Continue reading

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Do we really know our teenagers?

My daughter said to me the other day after our daily/weekly “mother/daughter bonding” moment, that I really “didn’t know her.” She said that who she is around her friends is “who she really is.” Well, I then asked her “Who are you?” She … Continue reading

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Should you allow your teen to drink in front of you?

I was brought up that it’s better to have your kids drink in front of you than behind your back. Being of Latin descent, drinking wine was as normal as drinking water. It was never abused but it was respected. … Continue reading

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