Category: Parenting

Kids Having Kids….What about the Dads?

I have yet to see a Hallmark commercial advertising a Father’s Day card for teenage dads.  Perhaps these fathers are viewed as absent, insignificant, or even harmful in the lives of their children. Maybe card manufacturers recognize that teen parenthood … Continue reading

Should I allow my teen to drink with supervision?

Question In a few months, my amazing daughter will be going away to college where she will be essentially making all of her own decisions. She wants to have a graduation party at our house but only if we allow … Continue reading

Media’s Gift to Dads on Father’s Day; A Comedy about Statutory Rape

Imagine that on Mother’s Day a comedy film was released about the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl by her male teacher. The girl’s friends laugh and congratulate her on getting pregnant by her teacher as he is taken away … Continue reading

The dangers of detergent pods

By Oakwood mom Amanda Hoying Two years ago, I made the decision to leave the classroom and become a full time mom.  Little did I know what I challenge this was going to be!  I envisioned days of arts and … Continue reading

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