Why Beverly Goldberg is our favorite television mother of teenagers

When Raquel and I get together, we often talk about Beverly Goldberg. If you ever have seen the show “The Goldbergs” you will understand why Beverly is our favorite television mother of teenagers. Beverly is a fierce advocate for her three children. Some say she goes too far, but it’s all a matter of perspective. Beverly will go to great lengths to keep her children…

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4 Reasons Why You Should Travel with Your Teen

Do you still have time to fit in a quick trip before the start of school? Or how about a nice getaway over labor day weekend? There many good reasons to travel with your teenager. Raising teens from time to time receives requests from guest bloggers to share information with our readers. We are happy to share this great article knowing that a lot of…

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5 Essential Survival Tips for Back-to-School Shopping with a Teenager

I am in a dressing room at American Eagle with my son. It is a huge privilege that he has let me in. We are back-to-school shopping during tax free weekend and following the list we have created. This is a good thing because the mall is crowded and we are starting to feel overwhelmed. As a parent, back-to-school shopping has become increasingly painful. The…

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Road Trip to healing.. 3 teens, a dog and a trailer.

My son Matthew is senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School in Parkland, FL. He has decided for his first half of the school year he wants to take classes online and go on a six-month road trip across the country with two friends. When he first mentioned the idea in March, I thought he was kidding. I was wrong. Over the next few…

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