Moms of Teens Posts - Page 5 of 12 - MomLife Today

Moms of Teens

When V-Day is D-Day

“I hate Valentine’s Day,” the middle-aged woman sadly shared with me. “Why?” I responded. “At my office, I have to spend the entire day watching the other women receive flowers…

Romantic Ideas Abound Here

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, so do tell: what do you have planned for Hubby? We must remember that Valentine’s Day is not just for the ladies; we need to…

Chris Medina Fan!

American Idol last week … did you watch it? If you didn’t, no matter — all you really need to see is the last five minutes, and that’s on YouTube….

Superior Chinese Mother Thoughts

Have you ever been so diametrically opposed to someone else’s viewpoint on something that you literally felt void after absorbing his or her thoughts? As I was reading The Wall…

Facing Rejection

How can a mom handle her own issues with grace and be an example to her children? Rejection. Harsh word, isn’t it? Even harsher is when it happens to me…

A Lost Puppy and a Heartbroken Boy

Our friends got their son a couple of puppies, and those little guys are adorable! Full of wonder and adventure, those little pups follow each other around everywhere having great…

How Far Would You Go?

How far would you go to improve your marriage and family? So, how far would you go? How about selling your house to travel around the country in an RV…

The Return of Cleavage

A glossy new “Vogue” magazine, the August fall fashion issue, was in my purse. We were about to get on a plane, and I needed some lightweight reading material for the…

Being Normal

I received a note from a good friend who is reading the book Susan Yates and I wrote, “Barbara and Susan’s Guide to the Empty Nest.” She wrote, “Read more of…

How to Help Kids Be on Time

7:45 a.m.: “Kids, please be ready to leave in 10 minutes.” 7:55 a.m.: “Kids, go get in the car and buckle up.” 7:55 a.m., notice son scrambling to find his…

Subscribe

  • Sign up to receive MomLife Today updates including blog post roundups and other helpful resources. You'll also get a FREE copy of 12 Ways to Connect With Your Kids.