Tag: teenager

Tweens + Clear Skin with Clean & Clear

Tweens + Clear Skin with Clean & Clear

My daughter is in raging tween mode and she’s suddenly very aware of her skin. “I don’t want zits, mama!” She has lamented on more than one occasion. She has four teenage brothers, so she is well versed in zits. I remind her not to stress about it (stress equals more zits!) and I encourage her to take care of her skin by keeping it clean every day.

Teenage boys and their crazy hair

Teenage boys and their crazy hair

A teenager’s hair is one of the biggest ways they get to display their originality. All this mama wanted was to make sure my son was sending the right message with his crazy hair. One of the favorite things about…

When your teenager turns into a stranger

When your teenager turns into a stranger

Life with a teenager is hard. One moment they are the familiar sweet kid you’ve known all their life. The next — rude, moody and brooding. Someone send help because this mama is all twisted up inside. I guess it…

Get your sock on | Feminist tirades of a 16 year old

Get your sock on | Feminist tirades of a 16 year old

Being the junior feminist that I was, I was always striving for equality between my brother. If he was allowed to play sports (which entailed lots of time away from home to practice and hang out with friends, pizza parties…