Advice Your Mom Would Give if She Thought You Were Listening

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I Miss My Kids When They’re Home For the Holidays

I Miss My Kids When They’re Home For the Holidays

on Nov 21, 2016

. By Becky Blades No mother should be surprised to see very little of her grown children when they come home for summer college breaks and holidays. We learn this quickly the hard way. Our budding adults want to see friends and to try out their new independence on their …

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Some things should be scary

Some things should be scary

on Apr 17, 2016

Don’t worry, no one is getting hurt. But moms everywhere understand why I had to resort to cheap laundry scare tactics. When my youngest daughter graduated from high school, I released my first book, Do Your Laundry or You’ll Die Alone: Advice Your Mom Would Give if She Thought You …

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College Applications: 3 Top Things to Remember

College Applications: 3 Top Things to Remember

on Oct 19, 2015

College application season is upon us, and students across the country are listing their extracurricular activities, trying to show ‘demonstrated interest,’ studying like crazy for standardized tests, and trying to get a handle on the dreaded application essay. It's a balancing act for both parents and students.

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How to Give Motherly Advice to Your Mom

How to Give Motherly Advice to Your Mom

on Dec 28, 2014

Enjoy this guest blog from the author’s daughter. The other day, I texted my mom in a panic after an interview for a winter internship: “If I royally screwed myself in an interview this morning, should I address my faux pas in my thank-you email?” Even though I had spent …

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