Parenting

Never Say A Mean Word Again #BookReview

Never Say A Mean Word Again #BookReview

No one ignored the grand vizier. The most important advisor in the royal court, he was considered the wisest man in the kingdom. He was also Samuel’s father. “Make sure Hamza never says a mean word to you again,” he had ordered Samuel. What should Samuel do? He couldn’t disobey his father. But how would(…)

The Overlooked Generation – Parenting Teens and Tweens in a Complicated Culture

The Overlooked Generation – Parenting Teens and Tweens in a Complicated Culture

  The book covers topics such as dating, social media, eating disorders, drug use, as well as bullying, a subject that is especially important to Perry. Included in the book’s appendices is an interview with a mother whose daughter, Tara, committed suicide after being bullied. Perry’s personal relationship with Tara and her family made this(…)

5 Positive Effects of Divorce on Children

5 Positive Effects of Divorce on Children

It is widely accepted that the breakdown of a marriage can have negative consequences for children. There is the emotional turmoil of feeling torn between two parents, the logistical upheaval of constantly travelling between two homes, and the sense of instability that comes with the sudden awareness that life can be unpredictable. But on the(…)

A lesson in self-confidence

A lesson in self-confidence

Guest post by Shandley McMurray My daughter, Marley, has always had a mind of her own, especially when it comes to fashion. At two, she told me she wanted to dress herself and in less than five minutes emerged from her room wearing  a huge smile along with a Nemo swim suit, bathing cap and(…)

Multitasking Mom’s Survival Guide #Book Review

Multitasking Mom’s Survival Guide #Book Review

Chicken Soup for the Soul sent us a complimentary copy of this book to share our thoughts with you. Overview:  Moms are the busiest people in the world! They juggle kids, husbands, jobs, housework, and more. These 101 stories from other multitasking moms will inspire and amuse the woman who does it all! Moms do(…)

OINK LAUNCHES PREPAID CARD FOR TEENS

OINK LAUNCHES PREPAID CARD FOR TEENS

Virtual Piggy, Inc., provider of Oink, the award-winning online payment technology for families and teens, today announced that it has launched the Oink Discover prepaid card, a physical extension of the company’s digital wallet. The new prepaid card allows teens to shop at any of the more than 25 million merchant locations that accept Discover(…)