Summer Ideas for Teens

Summer Ideas for Teens Summer with teens can be incredibly great and also incredibly hard. As they get older, there isn't as much neighborhood or sibling play and they may not be quite old enough for a job, but 12 hours of Netflix is usually not any parent's ideal...

Gifts for Women

100 Best Gifts for Women It's the best to celebrate the incredible women in your life around Mother's Day. I wanted to share some tried and true gifts for women at all price points so you can let all those ladies know how grateful you are for them. First I want to...

The Best LDS Missionary Packing List

The Best LDS Missionary Packing List Oh Boy! Getting kids ready for an LDS mission is a BIG DEAL and expensive. I had no idea everything they would need! I'm glad we already had some things from the LDS missionary packing list on hand but we still had to purchase...

The Best Sister Missionary Packing List

The Best Sister Missionary Packing List After working hard on the LDS Missionary Packing list for Elders, I realized I wanted to create a similar resource for Sisters heading out too. It has been so much fun pulling together the best sister missionary packing list for...

The Best Easter Basket Ideas for Teen Boys

The Best Easter Basket Ideas For Teen Boys I go back and forth on Easter baskets. Sometimes we do something fun in there, and other times it is mostly just candy! If I do purchase anything, I like it to be useful, and it is kind of fun to surprise them with a few...

The Best Easter Basket Ideas for Teen Girls

The Best Easter Basket Ideas for Teen Girls I rarely do girl's lists over here, but so many have been asking for unique Easter basket ideas for teen girls that I thought I would give it a try. So, we are testing the water with a few fun ideas! Now, I never go all out...

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Over 100 movies that will bring everyone together for movie night. 

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Gifts for Women

Gifts for Women

100 Best Gifts for Women It's the best to celebrate the incredible women in your life around Mother's Day. I wanted to share some tried and true gifts for women at all price points so you can let all those ladies know how grateful you are for them. First I want to...

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The Best LDS Missionary Packing List

The Best LDS Missionary Packing List

The Best LDS Missionary Packing List Oh Boy! Getting kids ready for an LDS mission is a BIG DEAL and expensive. I had no idea everything they would need! I'm glad we already had some things from the LDS missionary packing list on hand but we still had to purchase...

read more
The Best Sister Missionary Packing List

The Best Sister Missionary Packing List

The Best Sister Missionary Packing List After working hard on the LDS Missionary Packing list for Elders, I realized I wanted to create a similar resource for Sisters heading out too. It has been so much fun pulling together the best sister missionary packing list for...

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The Best Gifts for Men

The Best Gifts for Men

The Best Gifts for Men Here we are again, trying to find something meaningful, fun and well loved for the men in our lives! Below you will find some great gifts for men that will work for just about anyone! Do you have something awesome I missed? Add it in the...

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Family Games We Love!

Family Games We Love!

Family Games We Love I love games. Mike thinks they are okay, and my kids range from thinking they are mediocre to amazing. But, it is so much more fun to play family games than watch movies, so I have had to be very particular about the games we play. One thing I...

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The Best Gifts for College Kids and Newlyweds

The Best Gifts for College Kids and Newlyweds

The Best Gifts for College Kids and Newlyweds This was a new gift list for me, but it was a fun one to put together! The best gifts for college kids and newlyweds. The great thing about kids this age is that they are usually poor and paying for a lot of things on...

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movies

The Best Family Movies of All Time

The Best Family Movies of All Time

The Best Family Movies of All Time We love a good family movie night, and for the last few years, I've been keeping track of all the titles that have kept our family engaged together and share them with you! These are seriously, the best family movies of all time! I...

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The Best Family Sports Movies

The Best Family Sports Movies

With 4 boys, most of our favorite family movies revolve around sports. We love them all...the tear jerkers, the intense competition, the underdog triumphs, the social justice messages, the cheesy kid winners, the teamwork hype. We'll take them all. Here our favorites...

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Books

2024 Favorite Books

2024 Favorite Books

Favorite Books for 2024 As an avid book lover, I am thrilled to share my favorite reads with you. Whether you're a fan of fantasy, romance, mysteries, or something in between, I've got a little something for everyone. These are just a taste of the amazing books that...

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The Best Books for Everyone in Your Home

The Best Books for Everyone in Your Home

The Best Books for Everyone in Your Home I love finishing up our Christmas gifts with a great book, so I thought I would make it easy for you to do the same. With so many incredible books out there it was definitely a challenge, but I narrowed it down to our favorites...

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April Favorite Books

April Favorite Books

  April Favorite Books We are a reading family and we love to share our favorites with you! Each month I try to recommend one book for elementary school readers, one book for junior high or high school readers, and two books that I have loved. I do my best to...

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teens

Teen Tip: Take Responsibility for Your Actions

Teen Tip: Take Responsibility for Your Actions

Teen Tip: Take Responsibility for Your Actions In a situation that hasn’t gone well, take responsibility for your actions. Don’t give excuses. Don’t blame the referee or the coach. Don’t place the burden on a friend. Don’t decide it was the teacher’s fault....

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How Many Hours Does It Take To Make a Friend?

How Many Hours Does It Take To Make a Friend?

How Many Hours Does It Take To Make a Friend? We live in a world of instant gratification where we can have almost anything we want instantaneously, but this study from the University of Kansas proves that friendship isn’t like that. So, how many hours does it take to...

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Modern Manners for Today’s Teens: Be on Time

Modern Manners for Today’s Teens: Be on Time

Modern Manners for Today’s Teens: Be on Time Be on time. Planning your life so you can be punctual is a critical skill. It shows good time management, responsibility and consideration for others. Keep a schedule and set reminders to help yourself get places on time....

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75 WOULD YOU RATHER QUESTIONS

Looking for an easy way to connect with your teen? These “Would You Rather”  questions will help you break the ice quickly and get you laughing and chatting in no time!

parenting

Modern Manners for Today’s Teens: Be on Time

Modern Manners for Today’s Teens: Be on Time

Modern Manners for Today’s Teens: Be on Time Be on time. Planning your life so you can be punctual is a critical skill. It shows good time management, responsibility and consideration for others. Keep a schedule and set reminders to help yourself get places on time....

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What Do Teens Do for Fun in the Summer?

What Do Teens Do for Fun in the Summer?

What Do Teens Do for Fun in the Summer? Let's talk about things to do in the summer with teens that are actually fun! After all, we only get a few years with them, so we might as well make the most of it! Fun Things to Do in the Summer with Teens Make a Bucket List...

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Making Summer Work with Teens and Littles

Making Summer Work with Teens and Littles

Making Summer Work with Teens and Littles One of the hardest parts of summer for many of us is balancing the needs of varying ages. How can you have a fantastic summer with teens and littles? My biggest piece of advice is to start with honesty. It is a tricky stage so...

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practical tips

Making Summer Work with Teens and Littles

Making Summer Work with Teens and Littles

Making Summer Work with Teens and Littles One of the hardest parts of summer for many of us is balancing the needs of varying ages. How can you have a fantastic summer with teens and littles? My biggest piece of advice is to start with honesty. It is a tricky stage so...

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Modern Manners for Today’s Teens: Keep Your Phone Silent

Modern Manners for Today’s Teens: Keep Your Phone Silent

Modern Manners for Today's Teens: Keep Your Phone Silent We can’t talk manners for teens without talking about cell phone etiquette! Whether we need our phone to connect with a friend, use maps, play music, catch a game, or watch a show, cell phones seem to go...

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40 Games to Play on Long Car Rides with Teens and Tweens

40 Games to Play on Long Car Rides with Teens and Tweens

40 Games to Play on Long Car Rides with Teens and Tweens Road trips with teens and tweens can sometimes feel like a rodeo. Preparing a few games to play on long car rides can make all the difference.  Road Trippin’ Road trippin’ is one of our favorite games to play on...

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Hello! I'm Brooke Romney!

I help moms of teens and tweens create meaningful, healthy,  and enjoyable relationships with their children through practical application, education, and community. This creates families that feel confident and connected.

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Summer with Teens: Setting Expectations

Summer with Teens: Setting Expectations

Summer with Teens: Setting Expectations Summer with littles was full of sidewalk chalk and bubble magic. But as kids got older, summer seemed to change its shape. All of sudden what used to be so fun, was “lame,” and battles I never thought about fighting seemed to...

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Summer Ideas for Teens

Summer Ideas for Teens

Summer Ideas for Teens Summer with teens can be incredibly great and also incredibly hard. As they get older, there isn't as much neighborhood or sibling play and they may not be quite old enough for a job, but 12 hours of Netflix is usually not any parent's ideal...

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Yearly Spotlight Quiz

Yearly Spotlight Quiz

I love doing this yearly quiz with my boys on Mother's Day! It gives us awesome one on one time and lets me keep a little history about each child.   It is so much fun to look back on their answers and see how things have changed and how they stay the same. I...

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I like me anyway

I Like Me Anyway: Embracing Imperfection, Connection, and Christ is a must read for any woman who has ever felt uncertain of her own worth, path or importance. This engaging, relatable book will fill you with confidence and purpose in your own unique story and give you the motivation and tools to become the woman you were always meant to be.

52 modern manners for teens

I created the book I always wanted for my own teens! They needed something clear, concise and tangible that could teach them how to have more confidence and how to create successful relationships. This book has blessed over 60,000 homes and is a must for every family’s library! Be sure to check out both volume 1 and  volume 2.

holidays

The Best Easter Basket Ideas for Teen Boys

The Best Easter Basket Ideas for Teen Boys

The Best Easter Basket Ideas For Teen Boys I go back and forth on Easter baskets. Sometimes we do something fun in there, and other times it is mostly just candy! If I do purchase anything, I like it to be useful, and it is kind of fun to surprise them with a few...

read more
The Best Easter Basket Ideas for Teen Girls

The Best Easter Basket Ideas for Teen Girls

The Best Easter Basket Ideas for Teen Girls I rarely do girl's lists over here, but so many have been asking for unique Easter basket ideas for teen girls that I thought I would give it a try. So, we are testing the water with a few fun ideas! Now, I never go all out...

read more
The Best Gifts for Teen Boys

The Best Gifts for Teen Boys

The Best Gifts for Teen Boys The older boys get, the harder they seem to buy for, but have no fear, you are guaranteed to find something amazing for your growing boys on this list. From electronics to the outdoors to cool clothing you can count on, I am here to...

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lifestyle

Making Summer Work with Teens and Littles

Making Summer Work with Teens and Littles

Making Summer Work with Teens and Littles One of the hardest parts of summer for many of us is balancing the needs of varying ages. How can you have a fantastic summer with teens and littles? My biggest piece of advice is to start with honesty. It is a tricky stage so...

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Laundry Hacks: How I Get My Whites to Stay White

Laundry Hacks: How I Get My Whites to Stay White

I would never claim to be a stellar housekeeper. I do all right, but I find very little joy in cleaning, organizing, or doing laundry. So, when I find a tip that changes the game and makes my life easier I jump on it and share it. How I Get My Whites to Stay White and...

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The Best Family Movies of All Time

The Best Family Movies of All Time

The Best Family Movies of All Time We love a good family movie night, and for the last few years, I've been keeping track of all the titles that have kept our family engaged together and share them with you! These are seriously, the best family movies of all time! I...

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PARENTING COACH

Brooke facillitates change and gets you unstuck by focusing on connection. She teaches you how to have both boundries and relationships with your kids in a really practical and doable way. She believes in grace on all sides and knows that every parent is capable of creating an imperfect relationship they are really proud of.

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Concise, impactful messaging is key when it comes to connecting with your audience. Brooke is a master at understanding purpose and helps individuals and businesses communicate in an effective, impressive, and relatable way.

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Brooke loves to collaborate with individuals and brands she believes will enrich the lives of the people who trust her. She is highly selective when it comes to collaborations, but if values align, she is always open to the possibility of a great partnership.

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Empowering a community of women and teens to have courage, connect often, and celebrate how far they've come.