Parenting Teenagers: Music

Parenting Teenagers: Music

Parenting teenagers is hard. We know. We’ve talked about it previously, about how they are slowly extricating themselves from our lives, and how it is just hard in general. I gotta say, though, whilst those things are hard, I’m aware of them, accepting of them even, and able to be…

The Milestones Just Keep Coming

The milestones, all those firsts, they never stop coming. Each time one occurs, I reflect on those things we’re expected to expect, all those things kids do and all those wonderful things they’ll achieve. Such proud moments. I think, yes, most of the Check The Box type milestones conclude around…

The Sporing

The Sporing

It started as a small collection. Just three or four had sprouted on the couch, and were relatively easily removed. I had them replanted in another area, where I could close the door on them. I didn’t have to look at them, nor was I bothered by them. What happened…

The Separation

The Separation

There are many things I find confounding when it comes to parenting, and so many, many different stages and milestones our children go through and accomplish. Many are we are not ever told of, although if we closely look at what our parenting counterparts speak about, we’ll see that they…

Teaching Kids How to Play

It is one of the joys of owning, and occasionally writting stuff for, a blog that one receives a variety of emails. There are compliments and criticisms, advice offering and accolades, and quite a number of requests for one to promote the wares and serivces of others. Some will be…