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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…


Dropping the F Bomb

Parenting By February 9, 2012 Tags: , , , , , , , , 25 Comments

I do it. You do it. We all do it. My friend Kelly over at Southern Fried Children prides herself on doing it (although I don’t think I’ve ever heard her say it out loud in person). I remember when I was my kid’s age and I said “shit” out loud for the first time. There was no one in…