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101 Activities For Homebound Tweens And Teens

Wow! Who would have known two weeks ago that we’d be stuck indoors with our tweens and teens trying to fend off the words “I’m bored.” “There’s nothing to do.” all while being cut off from all school, activities, sports, any social interactions and gatherings.  Life as we know it sure has changed. Most of …

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Homeschooling Your Tween Or Teen

Last week the Governor of Arizona announced that schools would remain closed for an additional week after the Spring break and yesterday that got pushed even further into the future making it another two weeks due to the Corona Virus outbreak. With schools and parents scrambling to figure out how to finish out the school …

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25 Life Skills All Teens Should Have Before Leaving Home

However long your teens are still at home before they go out into the big bad scary world on their own, they should have some basic life skills to fall back on when they are on their own. Sending them out on their own into the world is a terrifying prospect for me. How do …

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How To Really Connect With Your Teen

Parenting is never easy. It has its joys and struggles at every age and every stage. I wouldn’t trade it for anything in the world though. Our little ones aren’t so little anymore. In fact, each one of them is as tall as me or a bit taller. They’re in their teen years at 13, …