Category Archives: Kids

Communicating with Teen Boys

“How was your day?” gets a response of “Fine” with no additional detail or expression.  “What did you do?” gets “Nothing”.  This is pretty a common conversation with a teen boy.  As a parent, it can be frustrating and as … Continue reading

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Driving Each Other Crazy

Stuck in a house together, socially distancing from the world but completely trapped together with your family.  Many people have mentioned they are driving each other crazy.  It is understandable.  Our relationships were not built on this much togetherness.  Some … Continue reading

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Middle School Misery

I had heard warnings about Middle school age kids and all the challenges but I was still quite unprepared as a mom.  My loving, smiling, affectionate child turned into someone I didn’t recognize on most days.  He was distant, defiant, … Continue reading

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