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Leah & Brian's After School Special: Parents Are People, Too

Brian and I are tired. Beyond the normal responsibilities of adulthood and parenting, we’ve been taxed by the additional duties of working through grief and trying to adopt our girls. 824 more words

Looking In/Looking Out

Responding to an Angry Teen

Have you ever wondered what happened to your sweet child after he or she turned thirteen or fourteen-years-old? It’s almost like, overnight, your child morphed into a moody adolescent. 381 more words

with love from Southborough, Kent (1981)

As promised a post card from sunny Kent I don’t know if you’ll even get the card I sent from France as I posted it in Tonbridge with a French stamp on, not to worry though!

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The State of Things: Life with a Teenager

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve blogged. I could say that I took a hiatus, that I gave up blogging for Lent and gave in early, or that I was kidnapped by hobos and forced to go cross country by train. 406 more words


You Were Born To Be Real, Not To Be Perfect

About half an hour ago, I was in the midst of a bit of a hormonal-too much stuff going on-argh I’m freaking out-style teenage meltdown. I reckon it was brought on by a number of things, including a biology test on Friday, a physics test next week, a chemistry test in a couple of weeks, an ongoing geography GCSE controlled assessment (which makes up something terrifying like 25% of my overall GCSE) and a GCSE music composition which, scarily, I don’t have that much time left for. 502 more words

A Teen Philosophy

It's Wednesday!!

You’re in the middle of the week, the weekend still far away. You have got lots of homework and your head is about to explode. But, ahhh, you see the light at the end of the tunnel! 20 more words


#DearMe - A letter to teenage Sue


I know that people are harsh, but try and put what they say behind you. These people may think they are better than you at High School, but they aren’t. 447 more words