Tag: parenting advice

Text Me When You Get There

Text Me When You Get There

…and other things I say to my sons that they don’t pay attention to. I love having teenage sons. Yep.  I said it.  Go back and reread it if you need to.  Adjust your glasses; blink a few times.  I promise you read that right.  […]

My Kids are Mine, But They’re Not Me

My Kids are Mine, But They’re Not Me

Our oldest son can play at least 4 different instruments.  I can’t play a single one. My second son is an absolute crack up with a sharp wit and quick sense of humor.  I’m never quite as speedy with a clever comeback. Our older daughter […]

Finding Joy in the Teen Years

Finding Joy in the Teen Years

I recently Googled “parenting teens” just to see what would come up. To my complete lack of surprise, here are some of the articles that popped up on the first page: Dealing with Difficult Teens 5 Mistakes Parents Make with Teens A Parent’s Guide to […]

Tackling the Teen Years: Advice from the Trenches

Tackling the Teen Years: Advice from the Trenches

Parenting teenagers is a wonderful experience!  Those tiny humans you snuggled and loved and nurtured as babies are finally showing some promise as actual decent human beings!  Gone are the days of constant worry about potty-training, pacifiers, nap time, and learning to read.  These larger, hairier, […]