teenagers

How Will This Kid Ever Make It In The Real World?

June 26, 2014
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In our Parents Anonymous Group we parents often wondered aloud how our children would ever survive in the real world: Will they be able to manage money? Will they learn to cook and clean their house? Will they manage to hold down a job? Will they get along well with others? Will they be able […]

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10 Ways You Can Shine Your Inner Light

June 23, 2014
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The dictionary defines a lighthouse as a structure with a powerful light that gives a continuous or intermittent signal to navigators; a beacon. The lighthouse can signal danger or provide a safe harbor for seafarers. While the lighthouse is a timeless symbol of confidence, strength and direction it is also something more personal. It symbolizes […]

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5 Tips Every Parent Can Do To Make A Difference In Their Teen’s Life

May 9, 2014
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You were the first person to hold him when he was born. You held her hands as she learned to walk. You were there to teach them right from wrong and kiss away the hurts. You are the first person that your child bonded with and for the first part of their life, your influence […]

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5 Steps to Dream Fulfillment

October 4, 2013

How many times a day would you say you dream? How many of those dreams have actually come true? If you knew how to make a dream come true what would you dream? Is a dream the same as a hope or a wish? Let me start backwards. Here is my list of action steps […]

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6 Things I Know For Sure About Being a Mom

July 28, 2013

“Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother’s love is not.” – James Joyce It’s not about me and it’s not about my children, it’s about the minds of the human beings I have been gifted to guide and stand with in times of trouble and triumph, laughter and rest. […]

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On Peer Pressure: Trying to understand and help your teen

July 12, 2013

You have been raising your child from infancy and suddenly he’s turned into a teen. The days are long gone when your child used to look at you for approval after doing a good deed. Now he is looking to his friends for approval and some of his peers may not have the type of […]

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