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My tween boy is “girl crazy”

Every day when my 13-year-old son comes home from school he spends about 20 minutes telling me about his school day. Although, I don’t hear much about his classes, teachers or assignments.

The conversation usually starts with what girl joined him at the lunch table. Moves on to what girl wore a tight shirt or short shorts to school. And always includes what girl he talked to him the most on that particular day… READ MORE


 

How do you know if your teen is having sex?

I have often wondered with the way teenage girls are now a days- trying to be cool, trying to impress the boys, trying to be popular and older than they really are. They are  dressing provocatively and of course they think they know  more than anybody else. Then, there’s the issue of what age they having sex… READ MORE


 

How To Spy On Your Teens

My sister has become a dog.

Yes, you’ve read that correct. My sister has created a Facebook page for her dog, which is actually her page. This is a 21st Century spy tactic that a crafty mom has resorted to in order to keep tabs on a tech-savvy son… READ MORE


 

How do you survive high school when you’ve already graduated?

My daughter Olivia started high school yesterday. She is officially a freshman and I am officially panicking on how I am going to survive not only freshman year but 4 years of high school!!?? Did my mom or dad panic like this? I didn’t think I made them worry like this. Did I?… READ MORE


 

Do you have your teens on a back-to-school budget?

Ugh. Back-to-school shopping with teenagers. What a nightmare!

I’ve been trying to figure out the best approach to shopping without feeling like I’ve just become the major stockholder in American Eagle Outfitters. The way I see it there are a few different strategies… READ MORE

1 Comment

  1. Hi I have a question hopefully someone has a answer for me i lived with my sister’s all girls I raised by myself . My question is is it okay for a 17 year old girl to go outside of the house at night to go see her bf that I haven’t met yet I mean she asked me if she could but I think it looks wrong is the second she does that the first time she did ask me i don’t know if I am wrong i don’t know hopefully someone can answer this?

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