Family and Kids

Tired of the Silent Treatment? 50 Texts They Will Love

These 50 simple texts will leave your teen curious enough to answer back.

Print this list of 50 texts your kid will love and put an end to the silent treatment. They may not thank you, but you’ll build a bridge. This list of 50 Texts to Send Your Teen will use their preferred method of communication to your advantage. Sharon Standifird was on to something. She’s the […]

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Afraid To Be Alone in Empty Nest? Here’s Help Right Now

Afraid to be alone after your kids leave home? Here's help right now.

If you’re afraid to be alone after your kids leave home, you’re in good company. Here’s how to handle loneliness and tips for coping right now. Tired of the silent treatment? Print this list of 50 texts to send your teen (that they will actually answer). “Stand still and look at the sky or roll […]

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When You Witness Verbal Abuse: 5 Powerful Ways to Respond

Do you know how to respond if you witness verbal abuse in a public place?

Come with me to Five Below and rediscover yourself in Empty Nest. Plus, what would you do if you witnessed verbal abuse? 5 powerful ways to respond. Correction: In the video, I refer to the store as “Five and Below,” turns out it’s just “Five Below”. How to Respond In the video, I describe a […]

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Teens and Tattoos: What You Need to Know Now

Our kids are more open to tattoos than generations before.

If your teen is asking for a tattoo, here’s what you need to know now to have a positive conversation, complete with a printable contract. The SNL skit had us rolling with laughter.  Maybe you remember it:  a young mom sports a trendy tat on her lower back.  Fast-forward 30 years, and the adorable graphic […]

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