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Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for her amazing commitment to Friday Fictioneers each week. Visit her blog, Addicted to Purple, to join the fun and/or read the other stories. Fictioneers are encouraged to write a 100 word story, with a beginning, middle and … Continue reading
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