Category: Tweens & Teens

Heavy Topics

By Lisa Witherspoon, author of The Golden Spoons When you have kids, you know that conversations about some heavy topics are in your future. You know you’ll have...

I’m Not Ready for Endless Love

By Kristen Daukas, author of the blog Four Hens and a Rooster I was at my desk the other day, listening to my 80′s playlist on iTunes and grinding through my to-do...

Why My Toenails Are Blue

By Donna Small I love my children desperately. There are, however, days that I don’t like them very much. And while I feel confident anyone who has children...

Teen and Tween Gift Ideas

By Melissa Kinsley Let’s face it—buying gifts for teens/tweens can make any mom as surly and emotional as her teenage daughter. That twitch in your eyelid is not...

Gently Letting Go: Julia Turns 10

By Cristin Whiting Today I spent the afternoon with my daughter, the last afternoon in her single digit years. Tomorrow she turns ten. She came home early from school...

Tropical Storm Tween

By Melissa Kinsley A tropical storm has hit our house. It strikes without warning with full force and torrential downpours. Thankfully, it doesn’t last long but it...

Teen Driving= Parent Anxiety

By Donna Joyner, RN, BSN, Trauma/Burn Outreach Coordinator, Wake Forest Baptist Health For teens, getting a driver’s license means more freedom and fun, but few have...

Teen Talk.. Like, Totally

By Kristen Daukas of Ten to Twenty Parenting I just returned home from an evening at my least favorite place – the mall. I would rather shop local or shop on-line and...

A Nightmare on Tween Street

By Kristen Daukas, author of www.fourhensandarooster.com I had to get a Halloween reference in the title somehow because believe me, this journey into the Tweens and...

Confessions of a Local Teen Mom

TMoM Interview with Guest Blogger Lauren Falber No one will argue the fact that being a mom is a tough job. But for most of us, motherhood is, and has been, a joyous...