Tomorrow is my daughter’s 16th birthday. Her one request is to get a car and my response is always the same, “That is not going to happen."
My daughter is turning eleven next week. Let me just say that again, because I’m not really sure that I wrote that right. My daughter is turning ELEVEN next week.
Every parenting self-help primer seems to stress how important the ages 0 to 5 are for children’s development.
Our house has been crazy (well crazier than it normally is with six children running around) as my two oldest daughters have been busy preparing for their junior/senior proms. For months they have laid awake at night talking about what they would wear and shared their visions of the “Cinderella” moment that would soon be here.
On April 18, a profanity-filled email from Delta Gamma sorority sister Rebecca Martinson hit the Internet via Gawker and Deadspin. The blistering rant from Martinson, a junio
By now you've probably heard about the Tarpon Springs rape case, but just in case you haven't, here are the basic facts:
Jared Alissandratos, a 17-year-old Tarpon Springs High School student, was charged last week with sexual battery of a physically incapacitated (intoxicated) girl.
I’ve generally been pretty good about monitoring the appropriateness of what my children watch. I always check with Common Sense Media before I take them to see a PG-13 movie, and when my daughter wants to watch shows like Glee or Modern Family, I screen them first to make sure there’s nothing she can’t handle.
Are you ready to be traumatized? If so, buckle up.
The latest incredibly disturbing teen craze has hit YouTube, and it's called the "condom challenge."
Basically, the participant snorts a condom up his or her nose and then pulls it out of their mouth.
This can't be a good idea.
So Victoria Secret released a new line that appears to be targeted at young teens.
I don’t think I’m the only parent who has run from the mall screaming, “Why, why can’t there be something stylish AND age-appropriate for my 12-year-old?”
The best part of growing up as a girl is getting to have your first slumber party. There’s nothing cooler than getting to hang out with your best friends until you’ve run out of things to talk about and things to do.
Unfortunately, this often means raiding Mom’s makeup, and the subsequent shopping trip to replace all of the broken powders and destroyed brushes (by the way, I’m sorry about that, Mom!).
The good news is that we have a few crafts that will keep your girl and her BFFs occupied without destroying your fancy cosmetics.