Category Archives for Parenting

PaleyFest: Parents Television Council Reviews The CW’s and CBS’ New Fall TV Shows

The CW and CBS showcased a few of their upcoming new fall TV shows over the weekend, and the Parents … Continue reading

09. September 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
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Lynn: Texting is the new parenting

texting

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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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

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

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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The Good, Bad and the Bossy

Bossy

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

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

Science fair proves Einstein’s Mother’s Theories

The science is settled. At long last, a brilliant mom named Susan Messina has put science fairs in their place. … Continue reading

19. February 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
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Marybeth: A Silent Night for mother and son

Imagine that Mary wandered the house in the middle of the night and sat at the edge of the bed. … Continue reading

17. December 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
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Lynn: Teach your children (sons) well

This past weekend, my 16-year-old daughter attended her Homecoming dance with her very first date ever. It was an epic … Continue reading

15. October 2013 by Lynn Armitage
Categories: American Teens, Education, Family, Feminism, Manners, Mom Warned Me, Parenting, PC Values, Uncategorized, Values, Women, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Offensive prof not what we’re looking for

Most of us up here in East Lansing would give anything right about now for something we could label “offensive,” … Continue reading

17. September 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Education, Parenting, Politics, Romney, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Common Core State Standards raising questions for parents

With the school year starting soon, here’s a sampling of questions from recent emails: Q. Our school district is revamping … Continue reading

21. August 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
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