Birthday Parties For Kids = Stress and More Stress

January 11, 2013

Middle Dude is turning 13 today which means I’ll have two teenagers in the house now. I know I should be concerned about moodiness, acne, out-of-control hormones and all that other teen stuff, but I’m not. I’m relieved. Because my two teenage boys are so done with the birthday party madness. They seem perfectly content […]

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Premature College Stress – Four Years Too Soon

October 1, 2012

With all the Back-To-School nights over and our kids settled into school and their extra-curricular activities, I should be able to relax.  September madness is over, right?  I thought so, until I went to “Freshman Parent Night” at my son’s new high school last week.  I thought it was going to be a presentation on […]

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