Help Surviving the Teenage Years

Parenting teenagers is difficult.  I’m not quite there with my two boys, but I’ve heard the stories from friends and family members about this sometimes challenging period of child-rearing.  The themes that I hear repeatedly are that teens are not fulfilling their potential academically or socially, they can be disrespectful towards authority and they are

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A Less Scary Halloween

At first, with Halloween fast approaching, I thought giving some safety guidelines would be helpful.  The more I thought about it, guidelines aren’t really needed.  I’m sure they would be things you have heard a millions times before.  Sometimes, it’s hard to find the balance of safety vs. being overprotective.  In an age of lightning

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