Four Hens and a Rooster

Telling stories of mid-life and raising teens and tweens. No matter how messy it may be!

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STEM and Our Daughters Personally, I’ve always thought that being smart was cool but being a girl who’s smart hasn’t always been recognized. As a matter of fact, for as far as we’ve come to empower girls to embrace theirmore

the 80s fashion was nothing short of spectacular

Oh those fashionable 80s Growing up in the south during the 80s was a special time. Like, totally special and righteously tubular. The music was the best there ever was (and still is IMHO) and we predicted our future withmore

sex and the teenage girl

It’s no secret that I have three daughters. And now that they’re getting older, their maintenance is changing quite a bit. My role as a mom is changing quite a bit, too. Ever since the oldest one popped out andmore

Loving summer and being 16

#WordlessWednesday Remember being 16 during the summer? Maybe you had a job (I did.. American Express NROC!!!), maybe you didn’t but the one thing you most likely did have was your license. Was there a better freedom than being ablemore

binge-watching-dragons

It’s no secret that we binge watch a lot of shows in this house. 5 summers ago it was Weeds. 2 years ago it was Breaking Bad. Last year it was Sons of Anarchy and currently it’s Orange is themore

Is there such a thing as moms on vacation?

What IS a Vacation? The Rooster and I went out to dinner last night to meet up with a friend that he had graduated high school with 29 years ago. It was a nice evening and we were talking aboutmore

crayola art project

Today, Mackenzie and I found ourselves alone, with a day ahead of us so we thought we’d do another one of the projects that she had found on Pinterest. It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago that Mackenziemore

heathers

What are your favorite shows & movies you’re sharing with your kids? When the girls were younger, it seemed our TV was on all. the. time. One or both of us have always been fortunate enough to work from homemore

family-budget

Here’s the obvious statement of the day: times are tough for almost everyone. Those who never used budgets to manage their money have started to and those who had them before the recession have tightened them up. Some families havemore

mrs-grant-the-kool-aid-mom

When I was working on my 400th post on this little slice of my world, I thought that I would extend an OPEN invite to my friends and readers. The invite was to give me ANY topic and I would writemore

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