Category Archives: Parenting

Mom can I? Mom he’s not? Mom can we? Mom where is?

Parenting is a tough job that truly never ends. Yep I am pretty sure it doesn’t end based on the fact that my mom still tells me what to do! Never mind whether or not I listen to her.Anyhow, this … Continue reading

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Young Love?

My 16 year old is dating!  Well as of yesterday it is now up in the air as to whether they are still dating or not (I will explain later).   Not sure how I feel about him dating.  I … Continue reading

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You shall teach them diligently to your children.

My ex husband was and probably still is really good at teaching my children manners.  I am good at reminding them of their please and thank yous, but he is much better than me. How?  He taught them from a … Continue reading

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Yes, I still drive them to and from school!

Some people criticize my willingness to drive my children to and from school.  (Fyi.  I have two children in high school and two younger ones that are now home schooled).  The argument is they should learn to be independent, responsible, … Continue reading

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Mom, it’s only makeup what’s the big deal?!

“I’m 14 years old and you think I am too young for everything.” My lovely daughter thinks I am too protective and have too many rules.  I disagree.  I think that children are supposed to age gradually.  What the heck … Continue reading

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The devil himself showed up!

I have explained to my children a few times that I didn’t particularly want them to work in their teen years.  I didn’t believe that going off to get a job at some fast food joint was a rite of … Continue reading

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Yes you are worth it!

According to stats  about 50% of marriages end in divorce and from the 50% that stay together only about half of those are actually happy together.  They choose to continue to stay together for different reasons, children, culture, money, who … Continue reading

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