Category Archives: Teenagers

How well do you know your family members? Most of us would answer “really well”. After all, these are the people that we spend the majority of each day with. They’re the people we share DNA with, the people we’ve been socially conditioned to get along with the most. We’ve watched them grow and change…

In 2016, many parents are aware of social media and the risks that come with it. Recently Kristina at Mother’s Niche wrote a blog post showing just how prevalent pornography is on Instagram. If you haven’t yet, go check it out. It’s worth reading. The purpose of this post is to give you a quick…

  A few weeks ago, I was really frustrated with one of my teenage daughters. She was having difficulties with her friends at school, and her stress was spilling over into her attitude at home. I tried to engage her in conversation, and possibly be a listening ear, but in my frustration with her indifference to me, I kept asking what…

I’m laying here thinking of my kids. Isn’t that normal for a mom of seven? I used to think it would get easier as my children became older, but now I know that just isn’t the case. Little girls become teenage girls, and teenage girls are complicated. They have strong feelings and opinions. They dream…

Today, I watched my youngest daughter get baptized and my teenage daughter go to prom. One in a white dress, and another in a gown… Words can’t express the emotions that go through a mother’s mind on days like these. We start having kids, and we look at the world through their eyes – and…

It’s 6:00 a.m. and I can’t sleep. I’m not sure if it’s because I have so much to do today and my brain is busy – or that I’m actually a really old kid that is excited beyond sleep. It’s probably both. My house is full of people, including my kids, son in law and…

Do you ever look at your baby girl and wonder what kind of young lady she will become? I do, almost daily. I remember when Whitney was born, like it was yesterday. She had porcelain light skin, and big eyes like blueberries. I knew right away that she would look like me, and whether a…

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