Teens

Can you pee and talk at the same time? Can you pee and talk at the same time?

My youngest and I have been spending a lot of time together. Working from home has it's perks! It also opens up the door to some very weird conversations. Goodness knows we've had a few crazy conversations over the years! I'm still trying to figure out if this is just a boy thing. Scroll down [...]

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5 Things I Learned When My Teen Went to College Thumbnail 5 Things I Learned When My Teen Went to College Thumbnail

My teen left for college in August. It was, and still is, one of the most bittersweet moments of my single parenting journey. I'm so very proud of him, more than words can ever say. Yet, a small part of me wishes... he could have stayed a boy forever.  I know this is selfish of me. I do not [...]

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I've always loved to dance. Granted, I missed the dancing gene so I do most of my dancing at home. However, if you are an aspiring dancer The Rocketters have an amazing opportunity for you! This summer the Rockettes will have a summer intensive course for aspiring dancers. The Rockettes Summer Intensive course will offer aspiring [...]

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My sons are 1st generation Latinos. They were born here. I wasn't. As you can imagine, this has caused some conflict, particularly with dating. When my oldest was 10, I told him he would not be allowed to date until he was 16 and he never forgot. The day he turned sixteen was HUGE. It [...]

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First Born, Postpartum Depression, and Empty Nest Syndrome Thumbnail First Born, Postpartum Depression, and Empty Nest Syndrome Thumbnail

Today my man child turns 17. I can't believe time has flown so fast. I never knew how wonderful, frustrating, exhilarating and annoying motherhood could be when I had him. I so long to hold him and never let him go, which is so unlike me. When he was born, I refused to see or hold him. [...]

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  My sons and I love to go bowling. However, those shoes and lanes can get pretty expensive, if you're not careful. Knowing that, I'm always on the look out for some good deals. I'm happy to say I found a great one! AMF Bowling Centers is offering a $20 coupon for 4 people. This [...]

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Bullying is nothing new. Our children face it and sometimes even as adults we do as well. We're taught to remove ourselves from the situation and the tormentor, yet with cyberbullying that is nearly impossible. Cyberbullying has changed the dynamics. It has taken bullying to the next level, made it more vicious and crueler than ever before. [...]

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Karl at 9 months This week has been a very special week for Karl, my teen. Normally he drags himself out of bed by 11 or 12 but not this week, its too exciting! Per my previous post, he started his FIRST JOB! He is working in an Unnamed Corporate Office as a paid intern, [...]

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The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is coming again to Coney Island. It will run from June 17 – September 6 in Brooklyn on Surf Avenue and West 21st Street.  Tickets start as low as $10 but you can get a FREE circus ticket as part of the  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Baby’s First [...]

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Banana Republic is having a 30% sale! The sale starts at 5 PM EST and ends at 11:59 PM. It will give you  25% to 30% off all orders $100 or more at BananaRepublic.com. If you have a Banana Republic card you can save even! Get 30% off all orders $100 or more at BananaRepublic.com when you use [...]

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