Beth Toy

Let's talk about sex

Let’s Talk About Sex

  Almost every time one of my teenagers leaves the house I shout as loud as I can from across the house . . . "What is the only safe sex?" They respond just as...

The Real Truth about Turning 40

The phrase "40 and Fabulous" is a big fat lie. Yes, there are some very nice perks to being 40, but let's face it, aging isn't easy in this Instagram filtered world of Crossfit,...

Back to School Sucks

No more pencils, no more books, no more teacher's dirty looks! Yes, I know it's only the second week of school, but I have been doing this for 18 years and I have had...

Summer Wardrobe Blues

I LOVE summer. I love late, lazy nights, watermelon and ice cream for dinner and anything near the water. What I don't love is having to squeeze my NOT size 2 rear-end into all those...

Best Family Beach Spots in St. Augustine

Sweet summertime is in full swing. In Florida, that means getting your butt to the beach because it's too dang hot to be anywhere else. As a good friend of mine says, "Saltwater cures...

My 12-Year-Old Posted WHAT Online?!?!

In case you didn't know, 11 is the new 13, and that's when most kids start what they call "dating"--even if we as parents think it's just puppy love. Let's face it, every kid...

Cracking the Kindergarten Code

My last baby is coming up on being ready for the Big "K" and of course, she is ready right?!? She is my second child to have a late summer birthday. In fact, there...