Communication, Parenting, Philosophy, Technology

Parenting Via Text – How Micro Conversations Keep Me Connected With My Kids

When my kids left for college, I had many moments of panic that we would soon be down to the obligatory once a week phone call where we would engage in 10 minutes of small talk, and I would be more or less disconnected from their lives as they grew into their lives as adults.… Continue reading Parenting Via Text – How Micro Conversations Keep Me Connected With My Kids

Parenting, Philosophy

Parenting is a Second Guessing Game

It is a rare occasion that a teenager will ask Mom what she thinks are the most important "life lessons." Thanks to a high school in-class assignment, though, my seventeen year old daughter did just that last spring. I guess she didn't have a firm list of "gems" in her mind because she asked me… Continue reading Parenting is a Second Guessing Game