Bridging The Gap Between Teen’s and Parents

Bridging The Gap Between Teen’s and Parents

Seems that having a 10 year old has certainly made me think about the future ahead when it comes to communication – especially lately. I’ve been lucky so far to have a child who is super open and honest about the ups and downs he’s been experiencing in his little life circle thus far. What happens in a few years when that circle grows and his own thoughts on life evolve further? Will he be as honest as he has always been,  am I being naive to think that he’s…

Kick-starting Dialogue With Your Kids And Netflix!

Kick-starting Dialogue With Your Kids And Netflix!

Raising children can sometimes be overwhelming and most of the time they hit you when you are down with a question or position that you are not ready to answer. That’s why I am thrilled that Netflix has made kick-starting dialogue with your kids easy, because we as parents are not always prepared – let’s face it we mostly are not EVER prepared for those hormonal little bodies and the endless gush of intrigue they posess! From sibling arguments, to peer pressure and body image, Netflix has parents covered! Check…

What’s Wrong With This Generation?

What’s Wrong With This Generation?

**Warning: If you are under the age of 30, you may not be able to relate, or even understand this post** Lately I have been feeling old. I am 32 and I feel like I am worlds apart from the teenagers today. While getting my skates sharpened the other day, I engaged in a conversation involving cosmetic surgery and the teenager helping me made a comment about Meghan Fox and how she looks amazing post-surgery. So, I said ‘what happens later on in life though, after the surgery goes wrong…