Category Archives: Pop Culture

Teen Belly Buttons: To pierce or not to pierce?

Recently my 14-year-old daughter asked me if she could  get her belly button pierced.  As I stood there wanting to scream “HECK NO”!, I realized she needed to see that I was respecting her time to talk with me and … Continue reading

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Why I love MTV’s Awkward

If you haven’t seen an episode yet of MTV’s Awkward, you should. Yes, it’s ANOTHER show about the high school years –complete with love triangles and mean girls. And, like most shows based on the high school years, you’ve got your … Continue reading

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Don’t touch that dial

Today, it hit me….I no longer have control over my car stereo. From the minute my teens get in the car, they are changing stations, cranking up the tunes, adjusting the fader and shoving CDs in and out of the … Continue reading

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Teen texting, could it help writing skills?

My father in law was kind enough to put my son on his cell phone plan — until he got the bill for the 5,000 text messages my son had sent and received. Most adults are crazy, crazy, crazy over how … 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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