Gun violence. It’s not a potential problem. It’s a real problem happening right now in real life over and over and over again. And we can’t just sit here and watch it and write some meaningless one sentence post on social media offering our thoughts and prayers to the families after the destruction has wrecked their lives.
Hi, I'm AJ. 🙂 I write about personal and professional development, human rights, health and wellness, education, raising teens and of course, the joys and chaos of being a single mom with ADD 😘
If your teen loves to dance, you may be wondering how to find affordable dance programs that foster this awesome self care practice without breaking the bank. While dancing is an amazing way for teens to relieve tension, use our muscles, burn a few calories, and fuel those positive vibes, it’s also hella expensive! So I did some digging and…
Getting your teen outside every day for just 20 minutes can make a huge impact on their health and happiness (and yours, if we’re being honest)! Sunshine is known to be a crucial element in health and well-being; from activating necessary vitamins that keep us physically healthy to impacting mood and emotional regulation. And even though so many kids seem…
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This Christmas didn’t turn out the way I’d planned. But that’s exactly why it’s the best, worst Christmas ever!
We all know teens can be super picky about gifts. We end up giving gift cards to avoid the eye rolls and disgusted looks. But if you’re like me and still love watching your kids unwrap gifts with all the joy and magic that makes Christmas so special, don’t resort to gift cards just yet! Here’s a list of gifts your teen actually wants this Christmas 😉
In a world where media seems to thrive on sexuality, our teens are bound to end up reading a book that’s a bit too mature, even bordering erotica. The question is, how do we handle it when our teen wants to read such a book, especially when we’ve been battling their hatred of reading?
Not sure how to discipline your strong-willed child? It helps to know where behavior and communications issues might be stemming from!