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Tag Archives: high school
I’ve been thinking a lot about the pressures on modern teens: to be “All in” for everything, and make it look easy. Back in the day, we did our school work and we maybe did a sport, or some other … Continue reading
Today I met once again with the powers that be at my son’s school. I can’t tell you how many of these meetings we’ve been called to or requested, but somewhere in the vicinity of 7 in three years. They … Continue reading
All last week, it seemed that every parent I ran into, who has a high school student, asked the same question: “Is Little Man going to Homecoming?” That answer changed throughout the week. Surprisingly, for a kid who is young … Continue reading
Note to new readers: Our family took in two foreign exchange students last August for the entire school year. Denmark is a 17 yr old girl. China is a 16 yr old boy. The U.S. is our 15 yr old son (Little … Continue reading
No photos, no extras. Just my hot air. This is bound to be one of those “back when I was a kid” rants, and it’s bound to offend someone. I admit, it’s a rant. And, I fully accept that to … Continue reading
Warning: This may not be palatable for certain college age offspring, of say, mine. While not intended to be a lecture… it might have become one along the way. Read with caution, but know that I mean it. This year … Continue reading
I am already tired of Homecoming and it hasn’t even happened yet. When I was young, as in high school, as in decades ago, as in the olden days, Homecoming was a very different gig than the one I’m facing … Continue reading
Note: I’ve gotten numerous requests for more posts (a positive thing, and thanks to those who’ve asked), but I’ve been trying to figure out how to best make that happen and not lose my mojo here. As I’ve said before: … Continue reading