Getting Ready for Spring Grilling!

Latest, Reviews and Giveaways By March 17, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

I know most of us do some grilling in the winter time but it pales in comparison to how much grilling gets done in the spring and summer! With the first day of spring right around the corner, it’s time to start doing some spring cleaning of our grills and dream about the yumminess that they soon will be producing!…

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life with a teen

23 Ways to Know There’s a Teen In the House

Latest, Teens By February 22, 2019 Tags: , , , , 4 Comments

Is there a teen living here? Remember the days when Fisher-Price decorated your house and your living room looked like Geoffrey the Giraffe (that’s Toys R Us speak in case you’ve forgotten) puked all over it? Those days are like wine and roses compared to what your house looks like when you have a teen living with you. Here are…

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7 tips for teen relationships

7 Things Teens Need to Know About Relationships

Latest, Teens By February 19, 2019 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

Teens and Relationships Relationships get really interesting during the teen years. And I’m not just talking about boy-girl 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…

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Cyberbullying and text threats - what parents need to know

What do Parents Need to Know About Cyber-bullying?

Social Media and Technology, Teens By February 8, 2019 Tags: , , , , 28 Comments

What is cyber-bullying? If you’ve been around here for any amount of time, you may remember that we’ve had our fair share of “mean girls” and various forms of bullying. The first time that I felt a need to step in was when M was in the 5th grade and that’s when I learned a hard lesson of parenting: Unless…

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How to keep your kids safe on multiplayer games like Roblox

How to Protect Your Kids on Multiplayer Games Like Roblox

Latest, Social Media and Technology By February 3, 2019 Tags: , , , , 4 Comments

10 Steps to Keep Kids Safe on Roblox Roblox is all the rage with the under 12 group these days and that’s giving parents some concerns. They’re concerned that their kids are seeing pornographic images, entering into chatrooms with people they don’t know, and downloading viruses to the computer that affect the entire household. While you don’t necessarily want to…

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National Pawn – Changing Your Opinions About Pawn Shops!

Latest, Reviews and Giveaways By May 19, 2018 Tags: , , , No Comments

Do you remember the word association game? For instance, if I say “coffee” what’s the first thing you think of? For me, it’s a cup with steam rolling off of it. So if I said the word “pawn shop”, what is your immediate reaction? For some,¬†it could be a place where you go to sell your stuff (or get a…

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AUTONOMOUS by Andy Marino

YA Book Review: AUTONOMOUS by Andy Marino

Entertainment, Latest By April 3, 2018 Tags: , , , No Comments

Before I turn over the site to AUTONOMOUS author, Andy Marino, I have to give you all a little bit of my opinion on this book. First, I don’t typically read YA books but, considering we’re a little backed up with some amazing titles, I took one for the team and *I* actually read this one! Of course, I was…

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5 Easy Social Media Tips for Parents

Latest, Social Media and Technology By January 4, 2018 Tags: , , , 4 Comments

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_video admin_label=”Video” src=”https://youtu.be/1jKOLYqIeJo”] [/et_pb_video][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe Did Santa bring a new smart device (phone, tablet, computer, etc.) this year? Or has your child had one for a while and you’re looking for ways to keep tabs on them and help them learn how to navigate…

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