Parenting Tweens & Teens

Could you feel compassion for a bully? And interview with Amanda Maciel author of Tease. A novel of bullying told from the bully.

Could you feel compassion for a bully?

I recently read, Tease by Amanda Maciel, and it just won't let go of me. The story is about two high school girls, Sara and her best friend, … [Read More...]

More teen parenting help please.

Stories & Opinions

The Redheaded Girl's Target

The Redheaded Girl’s Target

The redheaded girl was always there. The school wasn’t that big which helped her cause. Yet it wasn’t small either. A rectangle shaped … [Read More...]

What else are you thinking?


Honey Corn Flakes Chicken Nuggets

Homemade Chicken Nuggets with Corn Flakes & Honey

These delicious and easy to make chicken nuggets are a BIG TIME crowd pleaser in our house. With only five ingredients, they can be in the … [Read More...]

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Family Chatter

Get your kids talking today.

Family Chatter: Comedy, Siblings and Lake Houses

How do I get my kids to talk to me? Listening and talking are learned behaviors. How your children will communicate with others and you is … [Read More...]

I want to get my kids talking today.


Holly House Remodel: Look at what we've done!

Remodels: Never on schedule and you can’t fire your GC if you are married to him.

It's April and we were supposed to have moved into the Holly House this past weekend. Since firing my GC means dividing up all the kids and … [Read More...]

I want more studs...

Ooph Lists

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6 Things I Would Tell My 20 Year Old Self

Guest Post from Linda Wolff At twenty I was like many kids at that age: A youthful mixture of  bravado and immaturity. Every thing … [Read More...]

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Things I Love

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Creating Family Memories: Reading, Gaming & Chatting

  In our home there are three things that are mainstays, family conversations, game nights and reading time.  My collections on … [Read More...]

What else do you love?

Best Of


Horny Isn’t Just for Toads

This post is the post that started Ooph. Well, more precisely, it is the moment that made me realize parenting teens was not something I was … [Read More...]

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