Designed for Teens – Tailored for Parents As the economic crisis hits our wallet and savings accounts hard, it in turn significantly affects the relationship our kids have with money. As our discretionary spending becomes more tightly controlled, an argument at the dinner table over that new pair of designer jeans can make pushing veggies […]
My 19-year-old Indiana Jones has now been on his Rick Steve’s European adventure for two weeks. He has traveled through numerous countries, visited museums, slept in various hostels, riden trains and planes, and even tried out camping in the Netherlands. He is living a new adventure each day. So, are you wondering how the freaked-out, […]
As the hours went by, and the time continued to tick away, the much anticipated call never came. Then I had a “YOU’VE GOT MAIL” moment. There it was – an email from my Indiana (#1 Son). So, I thought I’d share his first email home to us with you: hey mom & dad. sorry […]
I went online and flight NW 106 has officially arrived in London, which means Indiana (Stephen, Jr.) has now survived his first solo flight across the world without Mom and Dad. And, I survived my first night of sleep knowing my son was thousands of miles away from us. WHEW! Now we await the first […]
Today’s the day. My #1 Son, Stephen, will board a plane tonight at 10:15pm and fly across the world to Europe to begin his 29 day adventure of traveling throughout Europe alone. Yes, I said alone. My 19 year old #1 son has traveled twice before to Europe with Dad and decided he was ready […]
This week’s Tuesday Thrifty Finds are not only great for the Mom, but will be loved by our teenagers. So, whether you have one living in your home or use one to baby-sit your children, be sure to share these great thrifty ideas. Stretching the Mighty DollarIt can be both fun and rewarding to teach […]
Favorite FUN of the week: Tomorrow will be my FAVORITE FUN I already know it. I am taking my 2 daughters Shelby adn Savannah to the Nordstroms Spring Makeup show…getting their make-up done, receiving free samples and their new make-up bag…so much fun ….great Mother Daughter bonding time.