Parenting a teenage girl is hard. Like hold on for your life, try not to lose yourself, barely holding onto your crazy (except when you lose it and your crazy comes spilling out onto everything, taking down anyone in it’s wake), drink lots of wine, kind of hard. Maybe sons can be the same. My … More Crazy Spilled Out: Are all mothers of teenage girls irrational crazy people, or is it just me?
Teenagers are like termites, poking tiny holes at your foundation until you crumble…. … More Exhausted
Years ago I heard a speaker say that parenting wasn’t about raising healthy kids, it was about raising healthy adults. The older my kids grow, the truer I can see that statement is. I was given the opportunity to hear a man speak a few weeks ago who said that by the age of 12 … More How to Launch
So this is blog two on healthy marriages that promote healthy kids. This blog is all about how our kids need to see that their parents are physically affectionate to one another. All of my life I’ve had this precious friend named April. When I was young I loved being at her house because her … More Intimacy in marriage and the way it impacts your children
Turns out that the stupid teen years don’t go away. In reality a wise teenager seems to be an oxymoron, an anomaly; it’s like Big Foot, UFO’s, or the Loch Ness Monster. Some believe it could be true, but no ones ever actually seen it. … More Teenagers Part 2
Teenagerhood, will I survive it? Honestly…I don’t know. I used to joke that one of us may not make it out alive, but it wasn’t going to be me…now I’m not so sure. With my oldest turning 15 at the end of summer, I am deep in the throes of teenagerhood, and honestly, it’s like … More Teenagers!!!!