Great Gift Ideas for the High School Graduate

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It can be a scary time for parents when their children are getting ready to graduate for high school. Both the parents are nervous about the future, but also excited about all the possibilities. To commemorate this time of life it has become customary for parents to get their teenager a gift. Parents usually want […]

6 Fun Activities Your Teen Will Love Doing With You

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As a parent, you want time to bond with your children, no matter how old you are. Unfortunately, when your son or daughter reaches their teen years, finding time to bond becomes more difficult and choosing activities that your teen actually wants to do with you may be even more difficult. If you are tired […]

Lie Upon Lie: How to Identify and Help a Compulsive Liar

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Kathrine Kreger of Drug Addiction Retreat. Bending the truth a bit is something that just about everyone has done at one time or another. For compulsive liars, however, it is a way of life. These people routinely tell everyone they encounter falsehoods, and sometimes they do so […]

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: That Is What Your Family Needs

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Laura Groves of Outnumbered Mom. Sometimes there’s shouting. Then doors slam. The music blares. Conflict in a family with teens can escalate into quite the crisis, infecting the entire household. A family without conflict? I don’t think there is such an animal, regardless of the rosy picture some […]