Posts tagged tweens

Mommy files — kids speed through rules

   January 14, 2013 6:17 am    0

These are my boys smirking on Christmas morning a few years ago and laughing that they got the same shirt for Christmas. That kind of happens every year — the same shirt thing — because they both look handsome in the same colors and styles, and my daughter and I outfit them accordingly. We know…

 

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Nominate a 2012 Girl of Merit by Thursday

   October 2, 2012 7:24 am    0

The YMCA of Greater Erie is looking for 10 Girls of Merit. You can nominate a girl age 12 to 18 here. But hurry — the deadline is Oct. 4. Winners will be announced at Girls World Expo in Erie Sunday, Nov. 4. Nominate a tween or teen who has done great things for her family,…

 

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Thanks to everyone who mommed me

   May 13, 2012 8:37 am    0

We all have moms, but some of us lost our moms a long time ago. I lost my mother Arlene Menold Strosser 25 years ago. I lost my dad the same year my kids lost their dad when they were age 7 to 12, so I needed a lot of momming myself over the years. I…

 

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Your teen’s first car — not a free ride

   October 13, 2011 4:47 am    0

With six kids, we know cars. Teen cars. We owned a fleet at one time because every kid had a car. The 1994 Achieva pictured here is one of those vehicles. We just sold it last year. I’ve read all the Intenet hooey about how to buy a new or used car for your teen….

 

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I still laugh at middle school mayhem

   September 27, 2011 6:03 am    0

When kids make you laugh so hard, your sides hurt, it might be the middle school years. It’s a time when kids have a somewhat grown-up appearance, but they still have that impishness that makes me grin just thinking about it. I still laugh when I think of football car pools. No one wanted the…

 

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