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Should I Force My Teenager to Come on Vacation With Us?

Should I Force My Teenager to Come on Vacation With Us?

Nicole Scobie  04.17.2015
Ok, so here is my message in a bottle question, I am writing it down on this little scrap of laptop and tossing out into the ocean of Internet....
An Open Letter to 'Cool' Parents

An Open Letter to 'Cool' Parents

Barbara Greenberg  04.16.2015
If you act like a friend or a cool parent, then you are essentially giving up your role as an authority figure. This is not a good role...
Working to Solve the Frustration Equation

Working to Solve the Frustration Equation

Kathy Radigan  04.15.2015
I made a promise to myself that if I ever had a child with a learning challenge, I would do everything in my power to make sure that they...
Not Taking Our Children's Behavior Personally

Not Taking Our Children's Behavior Personally

Susan Stiffelman  04.15.2015
Our children can push our buttons like no one else can, generating tremendous pain and frustration. Our challenge as parents, again and...
From This Momma to All the Idiots Who Are Still Texting and Driving

From This Momma to All the Idiots Who Are Still Texting and Driving

Madeleine Melcher  04.14.2015
I try to set a good example for my kids -- I do, but nothing makes me want to spit and cuss in public more than you idiots who continue...
A Birthday Letter to My Tween Son

A Birthday Letter to My Tween Son

Amy Heinz  04.14.2015
I realize it's your birthday and you get to make the wish, but tonight, as you blow out your candles, I will be hoping with all my might...
The Truth About #ThisGeneration

The Truth About #ThisGeneration

McKenna Bulkley  04.14.2015
And hey, maybe I'd rather be on my iPhone talking to my friends than socializing with the strangers around me. You can tell me this is...
Our World: An Interdependent Web

Our World: An Interdependent Web

KidSpirit  04.14.2015
Becoming a Green Sanctuary is how my church chose to uphold the values of our green principle.
A Birthday Letter to My Almost 12-Year-old Daughter

A Birthday Letter to My Almost 12-Year-old Daughter

Amy Arndt  04.13.2015
You don't need a significant other to be significant. I wish I'd spent less time as a teenager thinking I "needed" a boyfriend. Enjoy friendships....
How A Social Media Post Led A Teen Into Sex Trafficking

How A Social Media Post Led A Teen Into Sex Trafficking

  04.10.2015
Hope, 17, says three years ago, she was abducted by someone she met online and forced into prostitution. “It all started because I posted...
Love and Alka-Seltzer: The Transplant and the Tween

Love and Alka-Seltzer: The Transplant and the Tween

Joey Hoffman  04. 9.2015
Flying into Omaha now, I see the skyline (which I call, The Building) and still pine for my Manhattan. But I've realized that home is an...
Life Between Curfews and Kids

Life Between Curfews and Kids

Margaret Marshall  04. 9.2015
The subsequent years can bring childbirth, raising children, and your kids departing for college, leaving you feeling lonely. Some adults...
Advice for My Daughter on Her 10th Birthday

Advice for My Daughter on Her 10th Birthday

Kelly Suellentrop  04. 9.2015
This "deodorant effect" applies to life in general: Anytime you can do something simple to ward off a problem down the road, do it. It...
Teens Create Tiny Home Village For Seattle's Growing Homeless Population

Teens Create Tiny Home Village For Seattle's Growing Homeless Population

Robbie Couch  04. 8.2015
Some Seattleites are challenging what's possible when it comes to the local fight against homelessness. Nonprofit Sawhorse Revolution...