COLLEGE BOUND: The Ultimate List of Conversations to Help Your Teen Through High School

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin I wrote a book about having conversations with your teens. It has been a life long dream of mine to write a book.  When I was young, and I loved reading the Little House books, I thought that I would write a story about a pioneer family.  Well, it turns out that I have a lot to say about parenting teens.  So, I wrote about having conversations with your teens to help them figure out life. Have you got a teen or two in your house?  For awhile, we had three teenage boys.  Our oldest …

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25 Movies for Valentine’s Day: Teach Your Teen About Love

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin Valentine’s season is here, and it’s a great time to watch some movies about love. These are not all about romantic love, but love between friends and family as well. These are great movies to use as a springboard to some conversations about realistic love. Relationships can be so complicated, and with all the social media options available these days, it’s even more important that our kids know that communication is key. Not texting, but talking. Relationships can and should be grounded in friendship first, and there is no rush to any of this! These …

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My Son, An Onion, and His First Apartment

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin We recently moved our middle son into his first apartment. Last year, it was a dorm, now he’s moving into his first apartment. This means essentially, that our son will never be moving back home again.  Moving him into a dorm was hard work, and I was a little emotional because it was the end of an era. I knew that we would all miss him, especially his little brother. But, I also knew that he was embarking on a new adventure, and that he would have lots of fun in college. Therefore, I didn’t …

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