Parenting Blog

Sex. Drinking. Driving. Getting a Job. What do these things have in common? Your child will probably do all of them at some age. The question is, what age is the right one? As we have those conversations with our kids, many of them will ask a question parents dread: “How old were YOU, your […]
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Kids listen. They especially  listen to what we say near them. So check out the things a lot of parents say near our kids and why we might be teaching lessons we don’t mean to teach! Kids learn. They learn from what we tell them, but even more from what we do. As frustrating as it […]
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What IS #CharlieCharlie? There is a new social media craze, and kids of all ages are trying this one! Check out my attempt to make this work on national TV! Is it dangerous?! George Stephanopolis and Robin Roberts asked “Should parents be worried?” Here’s the answer. Could this actually help parents? Yes!
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Tuesday 26th May 2015

Responsibility
Teenagers
Tweens

Do you read Your Teen Magazine? @YourTeenMag is a fantastic resource for parents and educators of tweens and teens. They asked me to answer this step-mom’s question about her step-son’s addiction to computer games.    Have you ever disagreed with your spouse about how much was too much?
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Monday 18th May 2015

Respect
Responsibility
Teenagers

Prom Night Pressure Whatever a teen feels ready for – from how much money to spend and who to hang with to sexual intimacy and drinking – prom night makes everything feel more important. Graduation Guilt Ceremonies and parties that mark the completion of school can also leave students feeling conflicted about moving on to […]
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