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06/19/2020
My Dad Is A Unicorn In the 1950s, my dad had three small children and a marriage that was headed for divorce. He did something which is common today, but not then. He convinced a judge he could take better care of us than our mother could... More >>

Tags: Character-Courage-ConscienceMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingPersonal ResponsibilityTeensValues
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06/18/2020
Treasured Moments The most memorable trip I took was with my Dad when I was in high school. I was on the dance team and we traveled to Florida for the national competition. I do not really remember the dance or trophies or the rides at Disney World or the places we ate. What I remember most was how happy I was, and how my heart was bursting with pride and pleasure to have my Dad with me... More >>

Tags: Motherhood-FatherhoodParentingPersonal ResponsibilityTeensValues
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05/15/2020
The Red Plate When our oldest daughter (now 30) was a senior in high school, her teacher asked the class what they would miss most going off to college. She said it would be eating dinner every night with her family. Her teacher was astonished and asked the class how many ate dinner with their family... More >>

Tags: Motherhood-FatherhoodParentingSocial IssuesTeens
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05/04/2020
The Power Of Dr. Laura My husband considers this his favorite story that I've brought home from school, so I just had to share it with you... More >>

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04/01/2020
My Silver Lining At this moment, my husband is teaching our 16-year-old son to play guitar. Three weeks ago, our son wouldn't have been interested, but now that we're quarantined and following the CDC rules, everyone is more open to new things to do... More >>

Tags: AttitudeBehaviorRaising Boys to MenStressTeensValues
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03/13/2020
Childhood Victories My 13-year-old son aspires to be a motorcycle mechanic and saved up to purchase a motor kit for his bicycle. I found him in the garage one Saturday, hunched over his bike, frustrated to the point of tears... More >>

Tags: BehaviorCharacter-Courage-ConscienceMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingStressTeens
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01/03/2020
Raising Your Kids To Succeed In The REAL World ...We need to be more hands-on in what life requires of us, so our kids are successful adults... More >>

Tags: Motherhood-FatherhoodParentingTeensTipsValues
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11/19/2019
I Am A Better Person Because Of YOU I don't know if you will read this but I just want you to know how incredible you are. I have been listening to you for over 15 years and you changed my life... More >>

Tags: AttitudeBehaviorCharacter-Courage-ConsciencePersonal ResponsibilityRaising Boys to MenRegarding Dr. LauraTeens
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08/26/2019
First Love, Young Love I met my first love working at a fast food restaurant just after high school. She was caring and a hard worker like me. She was very beautiful and had eyes that smiled all the time... More >>

Tags: DatingFamily/Relationships - TeensRelationshipsShacking UpShacking-UpTeens
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08/23/2019
Finding Bridges With Your Teen ...I've been reminded that teens want to feel independent- in both their personal beliefs about the world as well as through their actions. The tricky part is that we still need to be there to help guide them. Here have been a few actions that are proving to keep my teenagers and me connected- win/wins for us all... More >>

Tags: BehaviorMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingTeensTips
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