Tag Archives: Teenagers

Holiday Family Time

Out of respect for my kids and my family, I will be taking some time to celebrate with them and enjoy the holiday season. I have one post scheduled for Friday, then you won’t hear from me until January unless something … Continue reading

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They Need to Earn It

In searching for a quote for Motivation Monday, I came across this gem. I’m not sure if it was really Ginger Rogers who said it, but the words themselves speak to me. This is a phrase I have lived by … Continue reading

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Fun Fact Friday: Spider-Man Teamed Up With Planned Parenthood

Spider-Man has always been one of my favorite comic series. I mean come on. He’s in love with MJ. Which is short for Mary Jane. Which is so much cooler than what my MJ stands for, but still. It turns … Continue reading

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Humans in the Internet of Things

I don’t know how many of you are aware of this system they are calling the “Internet of Things“, but I think it’s very interesting to consider the number of “things” that are interconnected with or without human interaction now that … Continue reading

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Playing Games Makes You Smarter

Who would have thought it? Oh wait, I did. According to an article on Entrepreneur.com, there are a few hobbies that are very beneficial toward the purpose of expanding your brain power. These are all things that people have known help your … Continue reading

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Video Game Play Styles

There came a discussion in my house today. We were watching a YouTube video about a supposed Easter egg in Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (ACS), that my son says isn’t an Easter egg, because it comes up in the main storyline. … Continue reading

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Halloween Fun For Families with Teenagers

Halloween is tomorrow, and we have a full day planned for our little family of three. When your kids get to a certain age, it can be hard to find things that interest them on Halloween. It’s no longer fun … Continue reading

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Getting Assassin’s Creed Syndicate and a Good Night’s Sleep (Help Wanted)

If you’ve got gamer kids like my son, you know that getting them to go to bed is not nearly as easy as it is for kids who love reading. A book is easy enough to take to bed with you, … Continue reading

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How to Share Your Passions With Your Kids (In a Non-Pushy Way)

I have always hated the “Because I said so” method of parenting. Probably because my mom never really subscribed to it. If there was something she wanted me to do, she almost always gave me a reason. I may not … Continue reading

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Kids Should Pick Their Clothes

I read this article on Wealthy Single Mommy about all the things she stopped caring about after she became a single mom. It made me think of the very recent experience of shopping for a homecoming dress with my daughter.

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