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What your kids will tell me but they won't tell you

I just took my 500th conversation as a Crisis Counselor with Crisis Text Line. Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. 641 more words


Can You Spot a Fake Friend?

In life, friends come and go. The problem is, you can’t always tell who’s in it for the long haul or who’s just a unreliable, fake friend. 325 more words


Fuck a Lease

I think I go mad during exam periods. Or perhaps its an education in how some things seem clever at times but then plain idiotic at others. 360 more words


So where were we?

Ah yes.   A very silly thing.

I did London Duathlon.   Actually, I did London half duathlon, it was 5km run, 22km cycle and then 5km run.   595 more words

Daily Prompt


I know you all know that my boys are getting older. It’s kind of one of the reasons that I started this blog, to document our Sunday adventures. 720 more words


Parenting: Being Here Rather Than There.

Present parenting, not presently parenting. If you do a bit of googling on this topic you’ll find two main threads. Either, some direction around Mindfulness, yourself and the benefits this may bring to your parenting. 1,275 more words


Allowing Teenagers to Make Choices

Working with teenagers, I hear very often from parents that they feel their teenager is not responsible and they have concerns about trusting their teenagers. I also hear from teenagers how they are upset with their parents for not trusting them and not allowing them to make decisions. 521 more words

Adolescents, Teenage Behavior