Teen Dating Today vs Teen Dating Circa 1978

Here is a glimpse of teen dating in the 70’s as compared to teen dating today:70’s:       See cute boy in school hallway and ask your friends his name. Doodle his name, Doodle your name plus his last name. Doodle your names together.  Let your imagination run wild about where he lives and what his interests are.  ...more

Teen Dating and Uncomfortable Situations

Beau & CalvinBeau has been dating someone now for – I want to say half a year now.  Maybe longer, but I am old so last week to me usually means two months ago.  Anyhow, her boyfriend is a really nice guy and I totally approve....more

Sex and the Teenage Girl

It’s no secret that I have three daughters. And now that they’re getting older, their maintenance is changing quite a bit. My role as a mom is changing quite a bit, too....more
@Lucy's Reality There's so much TO think about with this age group.more

Dating & Relationship Advice To My 13 Year Old Self

Sometimes I wish someone actually sat me down as a kid and talked to me about dating and relationships.  Even though I was raised by my mother, I don’t ever recall her talking about either subjects, besides her saying, “You better not come home knocked up”.  Instead, I learned everything I knew at the time from Judy Blume, Jackie Collins and Danielle Steele. Yeah, not quite the holy grail of learning, but it was all I had. Blume taught me about menstruation and innocent crushes. Collins and Steele taught me about lust, love and the dangers that could arise from both....more

the boyfriend dilemma

Being the mom of three daughters i will have to deal with this issue more than 1 time, and that will even depend on how many boyfriends my daughters each have throughout their lives. At what age do you allow your daughter to date? ...more