The Wonderful, Wacky World of Teenage Daughters (Episode 1)

2018-10-06T18:28:13+00:00

“There’s some underlying truth to the thought that having teenagers is hard, but having any child is hard,” Elizabeth said. “Girls come with their own package—we refer to ours as the ‘house of hormones.’ … But I think there’s a lot of fear [out there], and people only hear the negative stories sometimes.”

The Wonderful, Wacky World of Teenage Daughters (Episode 1) 2018-10-06T18:28:13+00:00

Eating in Peace

2018-07-17T16:06:38+00:00

Q: We adopted two girls (ages 8 and 10 at the time) almost 5 years ago from an African country. They were incredibly picky eaters and refused to try new foods. I have been customizing

Eating in Peace 2018-07-17T16:06:38+00:00

Is Your Teen Stressed or Normal?

2018-07-17T16:11:59+00:00

Q: My 17-year-old daughter claims to be anxious and depressed due to lack of best friends. She was homeschooled until junior year when she enrolled in the local community college full time. She’s getting straight

Is Your Teen Stressed or Normal? 2018-07-17T16:11:59+00:00

Set Dating Ground Rules Early

2018-09-13T21:36:10+00:00

By guest blogger Mary L. Hamilton The first week of sixth grade, a girl invited my son to see a movie with her and another couple. “It’s not a date,” my son argued. I countered

Set Dating Ground Rules Early 2018-09-13T21:36:10+00:00

Teen Chaos

2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

Q: I have a 17 year old, a 15 year old and a 13 year old all whom believe life completely and utterly revolves around them. The oldest (boy) refuses to look for work and

Teen Chaos 2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

How to Handle Disrespectful Teenager?

2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

For a video version of this blog, visit https://youtu.be/7wpAZWok4Sc. Q: I am a mom of 4 kids: 15-year-old girl, 13-year-old boy, 10-year-old girl and 8-year-old boy. My oldest, at around age 9, stared eye rolling and

How to Handle Disrespectful Teenager? 2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

Letting Teen Make Own Decisions

2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

Q: I feel like I am in a quandary of sorts. My youngest child, who will be 17 next month, wants desperately to go with her best friend to a haunted castle. My oldest went

Letting Teen Make Own Decisions 2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

Freshman Blowing (Vaping) Smoke

2017-10-19T23:24:53+00:00

Q: My 14-year-old freshman has been telling me how he vapes in the high school bathroom with friends. My husband and I do not smoke or vape, and we have made it very clear that

Freshman Blowing (Vaping) Smoke 2017-10-19T23:24:53+00:00