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Terrible Teens

5 Reasons To Be Glad You Have A Teen Driver

I’m so behind this week with getting posts done the night before, so I’m actually sitting here at 8:05 this morning and guess who just left to do their driver’s test? The marvelous Mackenzie!! She’s spent the past year and...Read More
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    Independence Day Parfait: The Ultimate Fourth of July Dessert

    Check out this easy recipe for the “Independence Day Parfait.” The perfect 4th of July dessert / treat. It’s Jello-ie, custardy, angel food cakey goodness! ...

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  • Amanda Mushro

    Shower, Interrupted

    Sometimes I’m shocked and, to be honest, a bit fascinated by the amount of dirt and grime I’m willing to leave on my body and hair and still go out in public. Now, I haven’t always had such poor hygiene. At one time I too enjoyed dail...

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    Dear 16 Year Olds: Life Is Harsh And 5 Other Things You Need To Know

    We’re 3 years into this teenage thing with another good 9 years ahead of us and there are some days that I am as clueless as I was when they were babies and toddlers....Read More
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  • Dawn Yanek

    The World’s Best Gifts: Toddler Giggles And Perspective

    My newly minted 3-year-old is in this funny stage where he loves Mommy so much, he occasionally wants to squeeze me to death. ...

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Sweet Potato Heaven

    This is my all-time favorite entrée item. My sister, Grace, does this recipe by feel and taste, so the amounts are not exact, but you can taste it and change it according to your preferences. Ingredients: 2 cans of yams (I made this with f...

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    A.K. Turner

    12 Things I Want My Daughter To Know Before She Leaves The Nest

    Dear Daughter,

    I have a decade before you’ll leave the nest. Ten years is forever to you, but a quick breeze to me. Before it flies by, here’s my advice.

    Take it seriously. Take it with a grain of salt. READ MORE

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    Mind Control Baby

    This baby will make you cheer, guaranteed!...

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  • Beth Rosen

    Alpha Mom Syndrome

    Have you ever had the dream where you are standing on the edge of a canyon, and then out of nowhere you take a step forward and fall, which wakes you up with a start?  Well that happened to me, but I wasn’t sleeping....

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    Maureen Morin

    Dad VS Mom: The Struggle

    Teenagers. They are full of Anguish, Hormones and Attitude. AHA. Except it ain’t so satisfying.

    “Empty the dishwasher,” says me.

    “Okay mommmmmm, I will!!! You like already told me like 12 times!”

    Exactly. READ MORE

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    Kid Dancing To Apple Bottom Jeans By T-Pain

    This MommyTube video is an oldie but a goodie. Who doesn’t love a kid dancing his heart out to some T-Pain? This little guy is pretty much the best dancer we’ve seen…EVER. If you haven’t caught this video yet, do you...

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  • The Barbie Incident

    Each time I open one of my kid’s lunch bags, I feel like a TV executive looking over the latest Nielsen ratings. The goldfish are gone—yea, we have a hit. The popcorn looked like a sure-fire winner yet it was untouched. Pull it. I am ru...

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    Kristen Daukas

    7 Things Teens Need To Know About Relationships

    Relationships get really interesting during the teen years. And I’m not just talking about romantic relationships (although, those get REALLY interesting) I’m talking about ALL relationships from friends to parents to siblings to teachers.

    But the one thing that is consistent about relationships is that they’re typically between two people and rely heavily on communication and interaction – which is not always easy for teens to process at this young(er) age. Watching my daughters struggle with dealing with some people and how they change in an instant, I thought it would be helpful to offer them some tips on dealing with people and relationships – no matter what level it’s on. READ MORE

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    Gay Men Try To Explain Tampons

    These men have literally no idea....

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    The Hungry Games

    This one’s a nail biter. This eerily familiar story will have you at the edge of your seat the entire time. There’s nothing you can do to escape them!...

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