Teens

Dr. Who Tardis Gingerbread House

Dex has becomes obsessed with pastry lately. Not really eating it, but decorating it. He loves Cake Boss, and a bunch of YouTube channels that frankly I can't remember the name of because we are hitting that generation gap where he likes stuff that is…
Talking To Your Teens About Drug Use

Talk To Your Tweens & Teens About Drugs

It happened. Kids at Dex's middle school were allegedly busted for pot. I say "allegedly" because I have only heard it from my kid, but that is not really the point. Our conversations about drugs have gone to the next level nonetheless. One of my…

The Sarcasm Gene

Dex is off school so we let him sleep in, but just went in and woke him up for the day.Me: Did you hear all that thunderstorming this morning???Him: No, I was ASLEEEEP.Me: Awwww, you got the sarcastic gene!!Him: I don't know WHOOO I would…

I Don’t Want Any New Friends.

OK. That's not exactly true.Especially since I just got back from the I Heart Faces Conference and made several lovely new friends... and everyone should always be open to new people in their lives. But generally. I am 43, my son has started middle school…

What Sound Does A Fox Make?

Do you know? Have you seen the very serious video that ponders this question?"What Does The Fox Say?" went viral about a month ago but then Ellen DeGeneres featured the band Ylvis (pronounced ill-vis) from Norway on her show last week and it REALLY went…

Which Doctor Who Is Your Favorite?

There is a show that has always been on the edge of my consciousness ever since I danced to the Timelords song in college clubs but I never really watched, only slightly because I never really watch TV anyway. Of course I'm talking about Doctor…

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,…

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