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why you still need your college aged kids
in Kids & Family, Omaha, That's Life

4 Reasons Why Your Children Should Never Leave Home

We spend our lives as parents raising strong, independent kids who go off to college or off on other adventures for the next step in their lives.  It’s the American Dream right?  Well, it really sucks when they head off to college. You miss them, they don’t “need” you as much, and they often move far away. But, I miss them for another reason… There…

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teens and drinking when they travel
in Fabulous Finds, Kids & Family, That's Life, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Talking to Teens About Drinking When You Travel and It’s Legal

It happens. Kids grow up and then they are 18 and legal to drink in many countries where you may travel. The summer after my twins turned 18, they traveled to Europe and India together and were legal to drink. As they were staying in small hotels and hostels, we knew they would be asked regularly if they wanted a drink and so, we knew…

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how to be the parents you want to be
in Kids & Family, That's Life

It’s Time to Stop Looking Over That Fence & Be The Parents YOU Want to Be

    PLEASE…Stop looking over that fence for greener grass.  Parenting is tough and you may or may not be doing the right thing with your kids, but I am here to tell you that looking over the fence is the wrong thing to do.  Truth is, everyone has their issues.  You just don’t usually know what they are, because they are hidden behind that…

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mom fail
in Kids & Family, That's Life

A Mom Fail Gone Right

If you know me at all, you know that I have a major control issue when it comes to my kitchen… It starts at the market, both with sourcing my food and then bagging my purchases.  Don’t you dare try to help me bag my groceries or I might melt down.  It continues to all aspects of the kitchen, including loading and un-loading the dishwasher….

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