Tag: teenagers

2019 HAWKE Dine on the Wild Side | St Augustine Alligator...

The 2019 Hawke wildlife rescue, rehabilitation & release DINE ON THE WILD SIDE ticketed fundraiser dinner and event will be held on Saturday, May...

May the 4th Be With You | Jacksonville Ice & Sports...

May the 4th be with you on the ice! Celebrate Star Wars Day at Jacksonville Ice and Sportsplex May 4th from 12 pm -...

COBRA Teen Safe Self-Defense and College Preparedness | Mazza-Smith Dance Studio

The COBRA Gold Solution to the problem of self-defense and personal safety that trains teens & college-bound students to walk empowered for all their...

To My Daughter and Her Tribe

I was standing off to the side watching my 16-year-old daughter and her friends take selfies after a soccer banquet, and I saw it....

My 13-Year-Old Doesn’t Have a Phone

My twins were starting middle school at a school across town, many more miles away than what we had grown accustomed to in elementary....

Who Let Me Parent? Sage Advice from a Seasoned Mom

I was the first of my friends to get pregnant. There was no seasoned veteran around to call upon when my water broke at...

Nailed It: Parenting Advice Gone Wrong

I love my kids. They are the best thing I've ever done, and I wouldn't trade the honor of being their mother for anything....

Backpack Booster: Child-Size Words of Affirmation

We live in the age of technology and social media — it's simply time to accept it. And while both streams of communication aid in...

How Overachieving in Teens Can Lead to Depression

Alyssa is 16-year-old with a bright future. She’s a sophomore in high school and is taking several advanced placement classes in addition to a...

If I Could Turn Back Time

I had my first child almost 16 years ago. I was 26 and full of excitement, terror, and toggling between "When will the baby get...

Raising Teenagers: A Day in the Life

If I had a dollar for every time a parent of young kids asked me what it's like to parent teenagers, I'd be rich....

All the Ways I’ve Failed as a Mom

I held on too tight. When my kids needed to fly, I snipped their wings and pulled them back into the nest. Not because...