Entitled Teens And Young Adults. Are We Ruining The Next Generation?

Entitled teens

By Carol Rood I have 4 children.  2 of them are Karol’s kids, and so they are my “step children”, and 2 of them are my biological children.  The “step kids” are 22 and 19.  The bio kids are 17 and 15. So we have had some experience raising teens. More and more I am […]

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Can You Trust Your Neighbors?

It takes a village

By Lisa Keating Recently, I joined a book club called Beyond the Pages started by one of my friends and mentors, Destiny DeHaven. The first book we are reading is “Daring Greatly” by Brene Brown (www.brenebrown.com). I have been on a journey for three years exploring trust and vulnerability personally, as parent and practice applying […]

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“I Don’t Want You and Daddy to Get a Divorce”

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  By Lisa J. Keating Less than twenty minutes before school started Morgan asked me if his Nana told me about their conversation the night before, I said no. Suddenly he looked trapped, as if he opened a can of worms and desperately wanted to take those words back. After a few moments, the confession […]

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Study Shows: Children of Lesbians Have a Higher Self-Esteem Than Heterosexual Ones

Children with gay parents

In a new study, it has been discovered that children of lesbians have higher self-esteem and lower conduct problems than those of heterosexual couples, according to the study. “By controlling for variables that might otherwise impact child outcomes, this study provides further evidence that raising children in families headed by same-sex couples is not a significant […]

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Yummy Snacks For Kids

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Crispy Cauliflower Chopped Cauliflower, Olive Oil, light sprinkle of chili spices, salt and bake at 500 for 15 minutes. Shake at the halfway point. Your kids will love this.  Adjust the spice accordingly. Banana Pudding 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1½ cups ice cold water 1 (3.4-ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix (preferably Jell-O […]

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