Growing up, I spent a lot of time at my grandparents’ house. They lived about 10 minutes away and their place was my second home. I went there after school as a kid, and in high school, nearly every night to call my friends who lived in their phone prefix. In those days, long-distance was real AF and we didn’t have Facebook or texting. We didn’t get to speak until the next day … [Read more...] about How will the pandemic change you?
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Thank you Nabisco for sponsoring this post. This post was written by Suzie Boluarte and all opinion are my own. Ahh February, the month that holds that one Sunday where we can skip counting calories to indulge on festive food and drinks while enjoying the Big Game. Whether your team is playing or not, it's the perfect excuse to gather-up friends and host a party. If you're … [Read more...] about Hosting Your First Big Game Party
“Which is worse for you, alcohol or pot?” With the increasing trend toward legalizing marijuana, this is a question that is foremost in the minds of a lot of teens right now, and it is critical that parents and educators understand a few important things before they try to respond. Most responses miss the real issue: the difference between the adult brain and the … [Read more...] about What Every Parent Needs to Understand About Marijuana and the Adolescent Brain
Do you have your back to school dinner plans yet? (And I don't mean at CPK or takeout!) As summer is winding down, you may be thinking, "Uh oh I have to get serious again about cooking dinner." Days of al fresco dining will soon be ending. Back to school usually means that meals are now based on your kids’ schedule; putting it all together between picking them up from … [Read more...] about Tonight’s Dinner Menu: One Pot Wonders
It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there. Colleges are getting more selective every year, and you have to get those scholarships to avoid excessive student loans. Good jobs are getting harder to find, too, unless you constantly perform at the top. Getting that high GPA while managing extracurricular activities- all while keeping a great attitude and avoiding distractions- seems to be … [Read more...] about Silent Assassin: Teen Stress