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You have always been my shining star - then, now and always! I'm so proud of who you were and who you've grown up to be. Don't ever change.

My Shining Star – Then, Now and Always!

This post is sponsored by the Center for Parent and Teen Communication.  All opinions (and memories!) of My Shining Star – Then, Now and Always! are my own.

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I’ll never forget the first time you picked up a baseball bat, you were 3, they were teenagers. You walked right up to them in the middle of their pick up game and asked if you could play. Your confidence was ten times bigger than you were and you showed it.

My love of cooking started at my local community center at their Teen Cooking Class. Learn how to inspire your kids to do through hands on learnining!

How To Inspire Your Kids To Do Through Hands On Learning!

This post was sponsored by the National 4-H Council as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.
My love of cooking started at my local community center at their Teen Cooking Class. It was so exciting to be able to make a banana nut bread for the first time! That love of cooking has stayed with me, and it’s one of my favorite things to do. Naturally, any chance I get to cook with my girls we DO.

Empowering your childen with life skills to a last a lifetime benefits not only them, but also those closest to them, including their friends and community.

Empowering Your Children With Life Skills To Last A Lifetime

This post was sponsored by the National 4-H Council as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.
The first time I didn’t go to summer camp was at the end of 5th grade. Before that, my mother had enrolled me in camp every year, and looking back, I wish I hadn’t talked her out of it that year. I gained a lot of weight over that summer due to inactivity – and unfortunately it just kept coming on.

holiday gift guide for teens college students

Shopping for Teens and College Students – Holiday Gift Guide

If you are looking for the perfect gifts to give to teens and college students, I feel your pain. As kids get older it becomes harder and harder to shop for them, especially within means. Teens pretty much either want pricey high-tech gadgets or games, and college students are so confused they don’t know what they want! I’ve compiled this gift guide based on items I’ve discussed with my teen and college student.

Driving Tips From A Teenage Driver #GetThereSafe

This is part of a sponsored safety campaign with DiMe Media and Allstate Foundation. However, all opinions expressed are my own.
One of the most momentous occasions for a teenager arrives the day it is time to get a driver license. Somewhere between 10th and 11th grade most teenagers will be dragging their parents out of the house and into the car for driving lessons. Although this will be their first time behind the wheel, it is far from their first lesson.