Lynn: Texting is the new parenting

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I’m exhausted. I just had a lengthy and very heated discussion with both my daughters — at the same time, … Continue reading

29. August 2014 by Lynn Armitage
Categories: American Teens, Family, Manners, My Kid Really Said This, Parenting, Technology, Uncategorized, Values, Women, Young Adults | Leave a comment

That Teachable Moment when GQ Magazine lands in your mailbox

Last week, my new book Teachable Moments finally hit bookstores! My goal is to give parents concrete solutions for using … Continue reading

21. August 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Faith, Family, Parenting, Values | 1 comment

Teachable Moments is on sale now!

My new book, Teachable Moments, is now on sale wherever books are sold!  Why Teachable Moments? Never have parents been … Continue reading

15. August 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
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Lynn: It’s Mother’s Day, time for mothers to give — not get — thanks.

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As mothers, our Creator has assigned us the daunting task of shaping the hearts, minds and souls of other human … Continue reading

12. May 2014 by Lynn Armitage
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Melissa Henson: Kia, Red Bull Must Stop Paying For Racist and Misogynistic TV Content, Too

Earlier this week it was announced that a number of major corporations like Kia and Red Bull had pulled their … Continue reading

05. May 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Common Sense, Family, Media, Parenting, Values | 2 comments

Lynn: Be wary of the divorce bug. It’s going around.

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I know firsthand that being divorced can lead to a lot of sniffles. I just had no idea it could … Continue reading

04. May 2014 by Lynn Armitage
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It’s a book!

Because I’m a mom of four children and an author of four books, I am an authority on the ways … Continue reading

28. April 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Faith, Family, Parenting, Values | 1 comment

Melissa Henson: CBS’s Insipid, Vulgar “Friends with Better Lives”

For the network that airs Two and a Half Men, the bar was already pretty low for insipid and needlessly … Continue reading

10. April 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Family, Media, Not Making This Up, Parenting, Values | Leave a comment

Lori Borgman: The parade you don’t want to miss

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It was a last-minute deal. I left dirty dishes in the sink, grabbed two flags from the garage and met … Continue reading

09. April 2014 by Lori Borgman
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Melissa Henson: Why TV ratings aren’t helping parents

The latest episode of Fox’s The Following, a sophomore drama about a charismatic serial killer with legions of followers who … Continue reading

28. March 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
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Lynn: Rachel Canning, the prodigal daughter, returns

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*NOTE:  And by “prodigal,” I mean “spoiled, rotten brat.” My last daughter remaining in the house has told me that … Continue reading

19. March 2014 by Lynn Armitage
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The Good, Bad and the Bossy

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Dear Miss Bossy Pants, You might not remember me, but I was one of the girls you bossed around when … Continue reading

18. March 2014 by Lori Borgman
Categories: Common Sense, Feminism, Parenting, Women | 2 comments

Here’s hoping I’m “the cool sub” once more

Several years ago, while launching my freelance writing career but still in need of a part-time job, I did a … Continue reading

13. March 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
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In parenting, happiness is not the goal (Really!)

Take the time to read this phenomenal blog post at Huff Post Parents called, “It Is Not My Job to … Continue reading

06. March 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
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Melissa Henson: What really works at the box office

A fundamental tenet of business is first, find out what it is that people want or need; then set about … Continue reading

28. February 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Consumerism, Family, Money, Parenting, Values | Leave a comment

Raunchy t-shirts? $600. Teachable moment? Priceless.

This week, a Utah mom made news by buying up nearly $600 worth of t-shirts that she decribed as indecent, … Continue reading

21. February 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Common Sense, Consumerism, Cool Women, Fashion, Values | Leave a comment

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