raising teens

Fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly… and so does that child of mine…

little bird on branch at dusk

photo credit: greg westfall First smile.. First tears.. First word.. First cold.. First steps.. First friend.. First day of preschool.. Chickenpox.. First “A”.. First fight.. First kiss.. First dance.. First pageant.. First time driving… and first car.. Graduation from high school.. Bid Day=becoming sisters and the legacy lives on.. Graduation from college.. So many memories… […]

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Disney Girls Gone Wild

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Miley Cyrus, Vanessa Hudgens and Jamie Lynn Spears. (Vanity Fair, Chris Pizzello/Associated Press, Lucas Jackson/Reuters What is up with parents of teens these days? I just don’t understand…. I know the world has changed greatly since we were teens but my goodness are parents just not being “parents” anymore? Are they so interested in their […]

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Dove nourishes more than beauty skin deep!

Last month I was contacted by a gentleman who works for an agency that represents Dove and was asked if I would like to test a new product that Dove had recently come out with. I have always been a “Dove girl” washing my face daily with Dove soap and I love new products. Who […]

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Proms, Princesses and Promises

Well, it is May and that means a few things, summer is almost here, barbecue season is in full swing and it’s Prom season, with excited girls all over the country. Over the past few days I have seen several pictures of beautiful young girls getting ready to go to their prom; experiencing that ever […]

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This little hand

Once upon a time there was the smallest, sweetest most precious miracle that god gifted to us. She came into the world eight weeks early and under some not so great circumstances but none the less after her birth and short stay in the hospital we both went home to start our new lives together. […]

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