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I Have Lost Control of My Teenagers

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    My Son

    My son, Andrew, is easily the brightest, most creative person I have ever known.  Yeh, yeh I'm biased.  But really, he is.  And he always has been.  He got in more trouble with his mouth by third grade than most graduate students.  He would out argue...
    Zoiedog Zoiedog 51-55, M Nov 22, 2007

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    New Show Now Casting: Help For Young People (16-25) And Their Parents

    Does your child have issues with ANGER, BULLYING, a SHORT TEMPER, or FIGHTING? Do they struggle with BODY IMAGE issues or Low SELF-ESTEEM? Do you see them dealing with issues you have dealt with YOURSELF or do you WORRY they will be just like YOU? Are these ISSUES causing...
    cineflixcasting cineflixcasting 31-35 Oct 15, 2012

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    My Daughter's First and Last Year With Me...

    While here this year, Taylor has had all A's and B's for the school year, a really good little job at the local ChicFilA and a car waiting on her to get her driving permit - all of us have shown love to her dearly - all together, this was...
    BluByU BluByU 41-45 1 Response Jul 20, 2008

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    My Teen Also Is An Angel and the Brightest Kid I Know

    I know how you feel.  BUT, mine is such a screwed up situation.  My teen is actually my foster daughter.  BUT, I've known her since she was born and am her godmother (see my user name?) - her birth parents are now both in prison and I will soon be adopting her...
    breesgodmother breesgodmother 46-50 2 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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