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Raising teenagers can be complicated. Pair that with the fact that life puts so many demands on adults, there are barely enough hours in a day to get it all done. Check out these ten TV shows moms can watch with teens!
Credit Credit Illustration by Andrea Wan. By Rachel Cusk. Inevitably, if I go in, I find her propped up in bed with her laptop, the blue haze from the screen on her face.
We have pregnancy groups, newborn groups, baby groups, toddler groups. All the mommy groups. Of course, who knows if those are good for much beyond increasing insecurity and vague shame, but whatever. There are endless articles and forums — again, most of which are useless — but still, they offer a sense of everyone going through the same shit.
Cheyenne and Matt take a trip to wine country with Ryder, Maci and Taylor look into permanent birth control options, and Mackenzie worries about Josh's loyalty. Catelynn and Tyler celebrate Carly's birthday without her, Maci sees Ryan at Bentley's baseball game, and Mackenzie suspects her husband may have cheated on her. Cheyenne meets Matt's family, Maci and Taylor discuss their birth control options, Catelynn and Tyler cause a stir on social media, and Amber gets answers about her health.
Teaching kids life lessons and providing learning opportunities outside of school that will better prepare them for the real Teenagers face some very real struggles. When they're hurting, they really don't hear things the way we intended them.
Heaven really is a place on earth. In fact, my kids are actually awesome. Another year I remember getting a cookbook and a small bouquet of flowers hand-picked from our garden.
Raising children is a task that requires extensive "on-the-job" training, which is why many women rely on new moms groups for parenting support and guidance. Often, however, as the kids get older, the mothers' friendships fall by the wayside. Now, new research indicates that social support isn't just valuable for mothers of young children, it's beneficial for moms of teens, too.
Trust me, our hands are full, just in a crazy different way. Somehow that latter thinking makes it seems like us moms of teens have all of the answers and are just on the home stretch. Oh yes, and I am tired.