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This guest blog is written by Trevor McDonald Underage drinking can be a bit of a touchy subject for parents and their children. This is one of those topics that teens typically file under the “Ugh, I know, Mom/Dad!” heading because they think they already know everything. In truth, there’s a lot your…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s October 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  by Jamie Beeson Eye roll, blank stares, straight up disrespect and blatant rule breaking. These are all things we look forward to with teenagers right? Being a mom of…(Read More)

When I was 16 I started my first “official” job, I had babysat for countless families since before I was even able to open a locker, but this was different. This job had a real uniform, a hat and a check that came every two weeks and gave a significant portion of my pay to…(Read More)

If I were going to be honest with myself (and you blog readers) I would have to admit that my expectations for myself are a crazy conglomeration so unrealistic that if I tried to attain them, I’d need a full-time nanny, chef,  chauffeur and therapist  just to make it through a single day…(Read More)