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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...
Co-Signer vs. Authorized User: What's the Difference?

Co-Signer vs. Authorized User: What's the Difference?

Kari Luckett  04.15.2015
Many parents want to help their children start building their credit foundation early, and to do so, they become co-signers or allow their...
Blurts of Wisdom for My Son, in Case He Should Ever Take a Drink

Blurts of Wisdom for My Son, in Case He Should Ever Take a Drink

Peyton Price  04.15.2015
On the off chance that denial is ineffective, once in a while (immediately after listening to NPR), I blurt out my expectations for teenage...
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...
I Still Don't Have All the Answers and Other Parenting Nuggets of Wisdom

I Still Don't Have All the Answers and Other Parenting Nuggets of Wisdom

Melissa Chapman  04.14.2015
I have to admit that this past year -- her first as a teenager and my first parenting a teen -- has been a major learning experience for...
Laughs and Lessons Learned Through Motherhood

Laughs and Lessons Learned Through Motherhood

Honey Good  04.14.2015
My phone rang and I heard a young voice say, "Hello, my name is Lizzie Forman and I am calling to make an appointment for my mother. She...
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...