Parenting

Eleven

I haven't written to you, or about you, very much lately. That's because you're growing up. I know you're only 11 today but it feels like you're an adult sometimes.And then it feels like you're not.You started middle school recently and it's already changed you.…

Minecraft Birthday Present

It was Bryan's birthday over the weekend, which in the end, proved to be a little stressful for Dex. See, much like most kids his age, he loves Minecraft. Mostly the building and exploring side of Minecraft versus the blowing stuff up part of Minecraft,…

Hands

We went in for a well check recently and things were different. The questions were more teen-oriented and Dex got embarrassed. Not terribly so, because HELLO, he knows EVERYTHING, but just enough to show we were entering new territory.He had to get a bunch of…

They Dedicated A Piano To Us.

I still can't believe it.Our annual rock concert school fundraiser, Tellerpalooza, was on May 11th and it was incredible. We raised $18,000 for Dex's school in one night - with the help of amazing performers like Gregg Tobo, John Common, Fierce Bad Rabbit, Rachel and…
Ubooly

Ubooly The Smart Toy Is Now Even Smarter

Note: I was provided credits for Ubooly Labs but all words are mine.   We have been watching Ubooly for a long time and not just because she is so cute. (In my head, Ubooly is a she.) Whatever she is, I love this cute…

Cell Phone Contract for Tweens and Teens

As I mentioned yesterday, the kid is more and more online. This is highly due to the fact that we went ahead and gave him a phone. {Insert sigh.} It was a bit earlier than expected, but in some ways, it was the best time.…

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