Raising Teenagers

What's Mine Is Mine and What's Yours Is Ours

I know I'm in big trouble when her laser focus pins me to the wall and she boldly proclaims, "I like that top you're wearing, Mom. I think I'll just have to steal it from you." And she does. Especially now that she's on a budget, she loves shopping for free -- in my closet and drawers.
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Nothing Comes From Nothing

I think I must have been evil in a prior life. You know that song from The Sound of Music that goes, "Nothing comes from nothing"? (I know, this really does show that I'm over-the-hill as my kids insi...