Category Archives: Parenting

Connecting with my Teen Boy

My son is in his early teens and it has been a challenge much like every other stage in his growth.  No more infant sleepless nights, no more toddler tantrums or potty training or tween rage, but now this.  Now … Continue reading

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Logan -A Mom’s Review

This weekend we went to watch Logan, the new Wolverine movie.  This was the first movie that I dared to take my 12 and 14-year-old sons to so I thought I’d share my experience.  It was partly a selfish move … Continue reading

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Me and My Teen

I’ve been parenting a teen boy now for a year and it’s been quite interesting.  It’s often a challenge because the struggles seem to make no logical sense.  However, it isn’t all bad.  During the calm hormonal spells, we are … Continue reading

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Not Enough Mom-Me Time Anymore

So, parenting is supposed to get easier as the kids grow up right? Nope, I wouldn’t say so.  We tell a new mom to sleep when the baby sleeps and people rally around to give the parents a much needed … Continue reading

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“Home”- The Movie

This weekend, we watched Dreamworks’ new animated film, Home.  It was a cute movie with cute characters but nothing to write home about (pardon the pun).  The main character, Oh, was a fun little alien played by Jim Parsons.  For … Continue reading

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Parenting is an Exercise in Loving and Letting Go

One of the hardest things about parenting, in my opinion, is being able to constantly love your kids and then let them go.  I don’t just mean letting them go when they are grown up and move out.  I’m referring … Continue reading

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The Imitation Game- A Mom Review

The Imitation Game is a brilliant movie based on the real life of Alan Turing, who is the pioneer of modern-day computing.  Benedict Cumberbatch is one of the many amazing actors who bring this story to life.  He plays Turing, who … Continue reading

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