Too Young or Too Old

Back to the fringes…but this time, to muse about the ones who are too young or too old. Too young to feed themselves…sadly, sometimes too old to do the same. Too young to have a filter; kids they say the Read More …

Sure, That’d Be Fun

Rarely should you hesitate to say (and honestly mean) these four words: “sure that’d be fun!” Wine tasting group tour with college friends. Back packing across Europe the summer before you graduate college. Dinner out on a Tuesday. Sleeping in Read More …

Don’t Look Back

It’s getting to that time of year, of graduations and celebrations and moving on… Of course, you should always be aware of where you started and your surroundings. Be safe. Be practical. Be respectful… but don’t look back. You can’t Read More …

What They Want

For the most part, I believe it should be about what they want. How do they want to celebrate their day. How they want to live their life. How they want to learn. How do they want to prepare for Read More …

Long. Slow. Blinks.

Sometimes you are so tired, there are these tiny, momentary pauses in your life. They happen like this: Long. Slow. Blinks. Then you wake up and you can’t believe that you missed something. The memories you thought would be so Read More …

Creative Conversation

On behalf of teenagers and college students everywhere, I am challenging you to start a creative conversation with them – as if you really care what they think – over the holidays. It’s the Trifecta of Holidays this year with Read More …

Giving Independence

Parenting is often about giving independence, whether they want it or not. Most kids, from toddlers to teens, want more freedom. Me do it. I can do it. Why won’t you let me do it? Really, you can do it. Read More …