Parenting

When I became a parent, I wanted to savor every milestone. From their first words to their first baby tooth, I enjoyed it all. But, with all these wonderful milestones, I knew there was a lot of responsibility on my part- especially when it came...

Do your parents live far away but love to talk the kids?  The Facebook Portal is the perfect gift.  They can call you through Facebook messenger and see and hear you loud an clear.  The best part is that the camera moves with you.  ...

If you have a junior or senior in high school, the college application process can be daunting.  Between early decision, early decision 2, early action, and regular decision, knowing the deadlines and getting the supplemental essays done is no simple task.  So, I spoke to...

Hold your kids accountable for their time.  That means homework assignments should be turned in on time, they need to get up and be on time for school, and they need to adhere to a curfew. To be on time, you have to be organized....

Spring is here and I want to keep my family moving forward by starting things off right. Both my teenagers just had growth spurts so it’s time for a little spring cleaning....

To move my family forward this year, I am helping them create more balance in their lives. My son is a sophomore in high school and under a lot of pressure to perform academically in anticipation of college. Add to it, daily sports practice, three...

Teaching your teens to be on time, even a little early, teaches them how to prioritize, organize, and manage all they have to do. It keeps them moving forward and helps them not fall behind on their schoolwork....

According to the National Safety Council, in 2013, there were an estimated 6,100 pedestrian deaths on Halloween due to motor vehicle incidents. If you have a teen, its even scarier because chances are they are roaming around in the dark unchaperoned and darting across the...