Never a dull moment: life with teenagers

Scenario:

14yo teen boy comes home and says: “Mom how do you get paint off my backpack?”

So, like all parents of teenagers, the first response that pops into my head is a question, or rather, several questions:

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Kids helping kids: fun times at the rink

My 11yo daughter, a kid with a natural social disposition as well as a desire to be involved in activities, has been invited to volunteer in the Learn to Skate program.

So after her final baseball game on Saturday morning, which ended in a silver medal, I took her out for a donut and then home for a bite to eat. After that, we went to the rink. πŸ˜ƒ

Me in summer wear and the girl child in rink wear. 😜

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Same same, but different

Yesterday I lost my reading glasses.

I had them at one point while shopping for my son (clothes, mostly). I remember distinctly that I had them on my face both in Walmart and at Winners. I needed to read the small print on the tags to ensure I bought the correct sizes.

Anyway back in the car I would consult my photographed list in my phone and also remember having had my glasses then.

When I got home they were gone. Continue reading “Same same, but different”

Living with teens at the end of the school year

I need to get this off my chest. I know I’m not the only one who has these challenges, and I hesitated if I should bother blogging about it all all. But you know what? I need some positive vibes here from you, or at least some commiserating… πŸ™„

So allow me to entertain you with a funny story first, and an exasperating one second. Continue reading “Living with teens at the end of the school year”