Tag Archives: teens

April 18

Parent Life: New School Rules

Teenagers have the unique ability to work a parents’ last nerve! In this post I share how I responded to a case of willful disobedience from mine.

January 23

30-Day Writing Challenge Day Three: First Kiss

30 Day Writing Challenge Day Three: Your First Love and First Kiss (if separate discuss both) My initial experiences with love and kissing took place on different occasions, so I’ve split this topic into two posts. First Kiss I experienced my first kiss back in 1991, on a Sunday after church. Growing up in a […]

October 05

Parent Life: Live and Learn

It is easy to fall into the pattern of lecturing your child(ren). But as my daughter grows I have found that occasionally I have to fall back on using my words to steer her behavior and let her learn by experience instead:  

September 24

Just Like Music: “Still Not A Player” 1998

The incident with too much rum on New Year’s Eve aside, I entered 1998, the year I would graduate high school,well. And once my last semester of school started at the end of January it was smooth sailing. I had more than enough credits to graduate, so I only took two classes. My first was […]