5 Amazon Gifts Under $20 Teens Want in 2021

5 Amazon Gifts Under $20 Teens Want in 2021

I asked my soon to be 14 year old what they wanted for their birthday. The following gifts are apparently what all of the kids at school have these days. Parents, birthday shopping has never been this easy!1) Bandanas - "Because I look really cute in bandanas. My friend lent me one of her bandanas [...]

Raising Children as a Chronic Pain Patient

Raising Children as a Chronic Pain Patient

The pain does not have to interfere with raising good humans. I am a chronic pain patient. My pain is manageable, which means: it will never go away or be cured but can be reduced enough to allow me to move and walk up to two miles on a good day, with some modifications and [...]

Every Parent Should Teach their Child This One Thing

Every Parent Should Teach their Child This One Thing

I was sitting on the couch at a large family gathering. The children were sitting on the floor playing with the McDonald's Happy Meal toys my grandmother always collected for them and the adults were watching football. A teaser for the local news came on the television, promising all the details in a domestic violence [...]