Tag: Teenager

  • 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 the shortest. They were each very happy when they passed those milestones. My husband 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 and tell me some really dramatic failure that occurred as you were trying to solve…

  • 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 that month. Then we have a couple more in March and then 5 + 1…