Our kids have outgrown us

Our kids have outgrown us

It was bound to happen, at some point. During the course of this travel year, our teenaged kids have grown taller than their parents. Our son has inched up over everyone else in the family and our daughter is not

Teenagers are teachers, if we listen instead of lecture

Teenagers are teachers, if we listen instead of lecture

“Coming home with straight A’s is fine, I’ll accept that, but what I’d rather have you do is come home and tell me something amazing that you learned in the spirit of doing something good for someone else, come home

Birthday pondering, another year wiser?

Birthday pondering, another year wiser?

It is Spring and the birthday season is in full swing. In my family, there are a whole lot of us born around this time. It starts slow, a couple in the short days of February, bringing some sunshine into