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The New Power Generation

The New Power Generation

03. 5.2014
The girls you see superglued to their phones aren't just distracted or self-involved, as teenagers are often dismissed as being. Those...
Yes, I Want to Take Them All Home

Yes, I Want to Take Them All Home

03. 5.2014
Over my 12 year journey growing Pajama Program and getting to know the children we serve, many of my friends and volunteers have asked,...
Tag, I'm It. For Now.

Tag, I'm It. For Now.

03. 4.2014
My daughter grabs her dance bag and phone and hops out of the car, all long hair and tan legs and glittery braces where her cute rounded...
Why Texting Rules: The Silver Lining Parents Are Missing

Why Texting Rules: The Silver Lining Parents Are Missing

03. 4.2014
Texting with your kids can be a very, very good thing if you allow it to be. It is an excellent way to make a connection, touch base for...
Should You Call the Police on Your Own Kids?

Should You Call the Police on Your Own Kids?

03. 4.2014
My daughter told me that she thinks that my husband is a lunatic. My husband tells me that our daughter is a brat. I don't know where to...

Remembering Ruby Slippers

03. 4.2014
Even though there may be more glamorous and magical worlds out there, there's nothing like the comfort of your own family and waking up...
5 Tips to Protect your Children, Tweens and Teens from Dangerous Games on Social Media

5 Tips to Protect your Children, Tweens and Teens from Dangerous Games on Social Media

03. 3.2014
Monitoring our children's online activities is a sticky issue, but by following these five tips, we can help protect kids from harming...

Parent or Manager? The Challenges of Helping My Son Succeed

03. 3.2014
For most American parents, the balancing of a job and parenting children is enough. Add any sort of activities that require carpooling...
Late Blooming: On Writing For Tweens

Late Blooming: On Writing For Tweens

02.27.2014
At 34, I already feel like I've been dating my whole life. At 11, if you're lucky, you don't realize how long life is. How long you get...
Parents! Take a Vow of Abstinence... From Badgering High Schoolers With Annoying College Questions! 8 To-Dos Instead

Parents! Take a Vow of Abstinence... From Badgering High Schoolers With Annoying College Questions! 8 To-Dos Instead

02.26.2014
With the grueling college app ordeal behind them, you'd think high school seniors could revel in relief. But no. They cross the finish...
My Teen's Only 'Passion' Is Her Cell Phone!

My Teen's Only 'Passion' Is Her Cell Phone!

02.26.2014
The only thing she wants to do is text her friends or go shopping. I don't consider these passions! She used to love creative writing and...
Anger Management in Families Made Easier

Anger Management in Families Made Easier

02.26.2014
The people who are closest to us sometimes treat us the worst. They know us well and tend to know how to irritate and provoke us. It is...
5 Ways To Have A Worry-Free Day

5 Ways To Have A Worry-Free Day

02.26.2014
Most of us are worrying too much on a daily basis. Worrying is not productive, and most of this worry limits our ability to think, produce,...
How to Survive Spring Cleaning

How to Survive Spring Cleaning

02.25.2014
ll that sunshine and fresh air energizes me and puts me in the mood for a good spring cleaning (and a deep exfoliation). It makes me want...