Parenting

Teens and Social Media Safety

Parents are forever concerned about online predators luring unsuspecting tweens and teens into their grasp, and while predators are a very real danger, they aren’t the only unsafe thing online. Social media, while an awesome tool to connect with friends and family, can be misused like any other tool. This is especially true where young ...
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Parenting

Helping Your Child Handle Toxic Friendships

Cultivating healthy friendships in the adolescent and teenage years is vital to stable mental well being. It’s important for kids to have healthy friendships, when kids are constantly surrounded by negativity, there is no room for growth or even happiness. As a parent, be aware of who your child’s friends are. Especially if your children ...
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Teens

Homecoming 2014

Ry & Ky – Homecoming 2014 Here’s a peek at her hair.  It was pretty easy.  Low ponytail, flipped through itself, and a really quick sponge hair bun clip.  We added a few bobby pins and a little bling. Kylie’s homecoming date, this year, was the same friend who took her to the 8th grade dance a ...
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Teens

Helping Your Child Prepare for the SAT this Fall

The SAT, the big, bad scary test that no high school student wants to face. Not only do colleges rely on this test for determining applicants, but they also use SAT scores to determine financial aid packages. Here are four things you can do to help your child prepare for the SAT this fall. Read, ...
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Parenting

Social Media and Kids | #socialmedia

We live in a technology driven area, everything runs by technology and everyone uses technology. However, social media and kids can be a tricky subject for most parents to handle. How young is too young to have a social media account? Should kids even be allowed to use social media at all? These questions are ...
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Kiddos

Summer Mornings for Moms Confession

I think it’s time for a little heart to heart!  Summer mornings, for moms… ok wait, let me start this over.  Summer mornings, for most of the moms I know, isn’t all about sleeping in, catching rays at the beach, and lounging around the house sipping on lemonade or eating the cliche bonbons – whatever ...
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