Inside The Minds of Teens

September 18, 2011

By Vanessa Van Petten, creator of a parenting website written from the teen perspective to help parents understand them. She is plus the author of the parenting book, Do I Get My Allowance Before or After I’m Grounded?
When I was 16 I thought it was my Dad’s goal in l…

Buy Local Challenge!

September 14, 2011

Last week, I embarked on a new mission.  My local town challenged me to find as many items on my shopping list as possible right in my downtown area, rather than travel to larger towns with bigger stores and/or point-and-click my shopping online.  The conclusion: a three-month  Buy Local Challen…