Author Archives: Talli Moellering

Tuesday Talk-The Pregnancy Test is Positive

Sandra's story: At the age of 21, Sandra shared her story of sadness and grief.  When she was 17 years old she was the homecoming queen, a cheerleader, and a small […]

Tuesday Talk- We don’t all agree on the solution, but we all agree there is a problem.

As parents, when we went through the teen years, the world was a bit more simple.  It might be a mental and emotional stretch, but if we take a moment […]

How Far Is Too Far?

The most common question I hear from kids is “What can I do?” They really don’t want to know what they can’t do, they want to know what they can […]

Tuesday Talk: To direct or not to direct?

Sex education in the public schools for the last 20 years has been a bit of a controversy and at times a national disaster.  There are two thoughts: should we […]

Tuesday Talk: When one moment outwieghs what could have been.

My Message to the Parents of Teens

     I’m only 17 years old and I had an abortion this past spring. My baby would be a few months old if […]

Tuesday Talk: Let the Pruning Begin!

One of the first things I noticed when I moved to the South was the Kudzu vine. I grew up driving through the Atlanta area at night to avoid the […]

Tuesday Talk: Raising our teens in an R-rated world.

Early in my marriage I was taking a walk with my mother-in-law discussing how difficult it was to raise kids in this R-rated world.  I was complaining about raising three daughters […]

Tuesday Talk: Will you go with me? Circle one: yes or no

Interesting perspective from a 12 year old boy. “Most of my guy friends are not interested in girls and don’t even notice them, but I’m more than interested, I think […]

Tuesday Talk: Have you discussed the “one and only” concept with your teen son or daughter?

A “one and only” dating philosophy could lead to a lot of unhealthy choices.

Teens, especially teen girls, embrace a concerning notion that there is one person that will sweep […]

Tuesday Talk: The Teen Dating Scene

Teen Talk! A young girl’s perspective.

Becoming a teenager is not quite what I anticipated it to be. I consistently feel pressured to “go out” with someone and to have […]