Roofie drugs, Justin Bieber, and my search for a new car

I’ve had a bit of a wild, vehicular summer. First, I moved from North Carolina to California, driving all the way across country with my husband, two quarrelsome teenagers and one strange, OCD dog in a loaner Buick Enclave. And…

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A Geek for Clean

I have spent a good part of the last few months researching the future for a series of articles in Family Circle. One of those stories — The Future Home — is live at and in print in the…

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Angry Teen?

Being the parent of a teenager can be an adventure — especially when he is big and angry. I got some terrific advice on coping with my son from Dr. Robert Epstein — author of Teen 2.0 — and wrote…

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Sweet Social Media in Family Circle

I just want to let you all know that I have a fun feature in the January issue of Family Circle on Social Networking. How sweet is that? (And my Family Tech column in that same issue is on Twitter.)…

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