Category: Parenting

The biggest threat to your marriage

The birth of your first child is not only an event to be cherished but a stage of life to be feared. Children represent a severe threat to your relationship with your spouse. Kids have a negative impact on most … Continue reading

Is it wrong to read my daughter’s journal?

Question My fourteen year daughter spends lots of time in her room. She writes every night in a journal that I gave her a few years ago. She locks the book but what she doesn’t know is that I also … Continue reading

The chocolate cupcake and other scary costumes…

Halloween has arrived! Last year I was anticipating how fun it would be to dress up my little one and this year I’m proud to say I’m going to be the mommy of a chocolate cupcake! This year was pretty … Continue reading

To trick or not to treat- A ‘Tween’ mom dilemma

A few weeks ago my daughter asked me if she was a ‘tweener’.  I was half-listening to her knowing   this was one of many questions that she would rapid fire shoot at me and then proceed to tell me her … Continue reading

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