teenagers

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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How serious is Cyberbullying?

June 22, 2013

The internet might give you super fast access to the world’s information with just a few clicks but it is also home to various scammers and spammers. As if digital felons trying to steal your credit card information or tricking you into buying a useless product was not enough; the information superhighway, in recent years, […]

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Why Parents Should Monitor their Teen’s Texting Habits

June 18, 2013

2012 has seen the rise of smartphones amongst users, most of whom were teenagers. According to a report by Nielsen, figures bound up by a whole 22% for smartphone usage for this age group with 58% of teenagers in the US found to own smartphones in 2012 compared to a 36% in the previous year. […]

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Match the Morning to the Child’s Mood

June 6, 2013

Which description below best describes your mood in the morning? • Bubbly and cheerful • Quiet and easy-going • Happy and laid-back • Rushed and snappy • Moody and somber • Grouchy and crabby • Angry and touchy At one Parents Anonymous meeting, the topic of ‘mornings and kids’ came up. We thought it funny […]

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