How To Say “No” To your Teenager

Are you exhausted from your whining, wheedling teenager? What is your teen wanting you to say “yes” to? It takes a lot of strength to say “no” in the face of major teen drama-and there will be drama if you use that BAD word. Stick to your guns, and just say no to your teen-they might thank you later! *This post may contain affiliate links.  This means, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click the link and make a purchase. Pin for later! Follow my blog with Bloglovin There are so many …

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5 Steps to Avoid Losing Your Cool With Your Young Adult

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin 5 Steps to Avoid Losing Your Cool With Your Young Adult It’s tough to remember exactly where the burning sensation started.  Perhaps I mistook it for a hot flash.  Before I knew it, I was excusing myself from the room, muttering something to my husband about this being HIS son.  My good friend Shannon Hale at www.skiptomylife.com has kindly written this guest post letting us know how to avoid losing your cool with your young adults.  She has some great ideas! Pin for later! When Your Darling Child Comes Home From College… What could my rising …

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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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