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Teenage Stress

Recently my teenage son was talking to someone and mentioned feeling stressed out and they replied ‘what’s stressful at your age?’.  He mentioned his exams but that got me thinking about how teens do have a lot of stress.  They … Continue reading

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Birthday Bonding with my Boys

Today, on my birthday, I received the best gift ever.  My boys wrote lovely and thoughtful notes in my card.  I know my boys love me and we have a great relationship but they are typical guys who don’t like … Continue reading

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The Mummy- Quick Review

We watched The Mummy movie that just came out this weekend.  I wasn’t encouraged by the critic reviews but it seemed interesting from the previews and user reviews.  We also generally enjoy Tom Cruise movies so we went.  It was … Continue reading

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The Wonder Woman Movie- a Mom Review

This past weekend my family went to see the long-awaited Wonder Woman movie and we were not disappointed.  We are a family of comic/sci-fi/superhero buffs so we were all excited and not happy that life interfered and made us wait … Continue reading

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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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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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Brain Clogged by the Election

I’ve been asked why I haven’t blogged in so long…well, my brain is clogged by this election.  It’s been so stressful and contentious and it has been hard not to be distracted by all that.  I mean I carry on … Continue reading

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