Do Your Kids Fight With Each Other? You'll Never Guess What's Behind It

Are your kids constantly bickering with each other and driving you crazy? Do they always seem to be picking on each other to get a reaction? Why won't they stop?Dr. Susan Rutherford addresses what's going on between your children when they fight with each other... and what you can do it stop it!CLICK HERE TO WATCH  ...more

Writing Day 1

Today is very important. Today I will be starting towards a goal of daily writing. Not a journal dialogue but an actual novel.As the parent of tween girl, I have become oncreasingly aware that there is a limited number of age appropriate books that don't involve a romantic interest.  As women we always say we don't need a guy but we are inundated with it daily. Even in music....more

My 12-Year-Old Was Blackmailed for Nude Photos Via Kik Messenger

As a mom, and a communications professional in the technology space, I’ve heard some pretty scary stories about kids use of social media. Predators lurking on Facebook, bullying happening via Twitter, and even suspicious activity occurring on Minecraft. ...more
Very good information. I think the mother did an excellent job of taking care of the situation.more

Should Training Bras Be Sexy?

My sweet little thing is turning 12 in a month, and this girl is changing! Not only emotionally, but physically. A couple of months back, her friends started wearing training bras, so needless to say she needed to get one too. The funny part is, I happened to be excited, whether I believed she needed one or not. I was happy she came to me and asked. It was something I didn't do. ...more
My mom always made me wear ugly Sears old lady bras. Now, I don't think that training bras ...more

One of Many Races

This paragraph was written on Saturday, but I decided not to publish it until today. ...more

Dear Dr. Romance: On my death bed, I will not be in the mood to explain

Dear Dr. Romance: I read your newsletter "How to Heal a Rift with an Adult Child" with joy, how you simplify things for us. I already tried by email, but it got more complicated....more

5 Terrific Tween Vacation Crafts & Activities

Some families vacation in Hawaii, others Disneyland, we take fishing trips.  I don't like fish.  I don't like to catch them, touch them, or eat fish.  Ironic, isn't it?...more

We are raising Entitled Teens. Are today's parents ruining the next generation?

I have 4 children.  2 of them are Karol's kids, and so they are my "step children", and 2 of them are my biological children.  The "step kids" are 22 and 19.  The bio kids are 17 and 15. So we have had some experience raising teens.More and more I am seeing stories about teenagers and young adults who feel they are "entitled" to things.  I read about Generation Y and how they feel as though society and their parents "owe" them jobs, opportunities, etc.  They don't feel they have to work for things....more