Darlene Rogers

Hello Middleville my name is Darlene and I am excited to join this wonderful, informative group of caring individuals. I arrived in this area in 2004 and intend to remain as close to the coast as possible. My husband and I have been married for eight years and have a busy blended family of seven. Yes Seven! We have two daughters, three sons, a Poodle and a Rottweiler yet somehow we blend well. I guess that makes Nine! Each child participates in at least two extra- curricular activities,(athletics , social organizations or academic) which means we can tell you the best place to sit on any bleacher as well as which school has the best popcorn on the east coast. Our children range from 19 – 13 years old with completely different personalities. The oldest son is serving our country in the Army and our oldest daughter is in college. The youngest three are currently making career plans from high and middle school. Human service is my field of choice and miraculously completed a masters degree with my busy family schedule last year. I’m currently working in a Human service position with some of the best Marines and their families in the country. It is my pleasure to aide those that due to unforeseen circumstances, need a bit of assistance. My passions are spending time with my family, reading, writing, photography, sketching and cooking. I am looking forward to this new journey here in Middleville, so buckle up as we tour life as we know it.


Middle schoolers really are caught in the middle – not quite “kids”, but also not yet “teens.” Join up here to share your experiences and learn about others’ for this unique parenting phase.

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TummyTime is all about pregnancy and the first three months of baby’s life. We welcome moms who are expecting their first, second, even sixth baby! And, if you’ve delivered in the past year and wish to impart your wisdom in this area, feel free to join us! Take part in discussions on Twitter and the TummyTime blog.


CuddleBugs focuses on that cute but often challenging phase between infant and 5 years. Got wisdom, questions or humor (especially humor)? CuddleBugs wants you. You’ll find parents engaging in more conversations on Twitter and the blog.


JustKiddin is for parents of elementary-aged children. From that adorable first day of school, through the end of fifth grade, kids go through a variety of developmental and emotional changes…not to mention experiencing a few lost teeth, the first signs of “tweendom” and the cuddly cuteness that only kids have. Be there for it all by following the blog or our Twitter feed.


RealiTeen provides parents a way to initiate or monitor discussions about teen parenting and health. No shortage of lively conversation about teenagers! As with all the parenting phase groups, you can follow on Twitter or join the blog.


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