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Join your Tween’s Craze- One Direction Board Game Giveaway!

Are you managing tween and teen girl crazinesss over the latest British invasion known as One Direction?? My mother refers to them as ‘esos muchachitos’ (those young guys).. LOL.  Earlier this year I took a group of 8 screaming tween girls to see the One Direction documentary film “This is Us”.  It was quite the experience!! […]

Talking to Tweens About Role Models

One word I would use to describe tweens is influenced. This is a sensitive age where influences from every angle of their lives actually matter and impact their behavior or thoughts in a positive or negative way. I have recently become more mindful of this and when my kids tell me that a friend, song, […]

Why a Father’s love is so importante

  I’m very fortunate to have a father who expressed care from a young age.  It’s often assumed that mothers show their love and dads have a harder time.  One of my favorite Valentine’s memories is a coin bank that my ‘Pa’ gave me when I was about 9.  It was the ‘little shop of […]

Confessions of a Divorced, Single Dad

By: James R. Venney Contributor, Los Dads My original intention in writing this article was to share some lessons learned and observations I have made thus far in my journey as a single father. However, in the wake of the events that unfolded in Connecticut on December 14th this brief article took on a different […]