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5 Things Bad Parents Are NOT Doing

I've always been very vocal about my disagreement with the social tendency to arbitrarily blame parents, for everything. Parenting is the hardest job in the world. There is no single "right way" to parent.  Whether it be circumstance, values, culture, a parent's own...

Parenting Then and Now

This post is sponsored by the Center for Parent and Teen Communication. All opinions are my own. THEN That smile! It gave me such joy to see your smiles with every accomplishment. Tying your shoes, getting your seatbelt on all by yourself and your first-ever soccer...

Parenting Teenage Boys: 6 Rules for Moms

Parenting Teenage Boys: 6 Rules for Moms A few months ago I got to visit my family in Oregon. My youngest sister had just given birth to her fourth child, Giovanni. It was a very emotional time for me because I hadn't seen my (now) six nephews (from my sister's) in...

10 Easy Ways to Volunteer with Your Kids

This post has been sponsored by Comcast. All opinions are my own. 10 Ways to Volunteer with Your Kids. If you want volunteer but just don't seem to have the time, you'll love this list!l When I had only two children, before my triplets were born, I used to volunteer...