Time is a fickle fucker. Four years can simultaneously feel like a lifetime and a heartbeat ago. Four years ago, two children lived and ate and slept and fought and laughed under our roof as permanent teenage residents. Four years ago I attended multiple sporting events nightly, worried on Friday and Saturday nights about when … Continue reading College Graduation – The Blink of a Lifetime
Category: Parenting Teens
A Guide to Surviving Your Firstborn’s College Drop-off Day
You’ve survived that dreaded trip (or ten) to Bed, Bath and Beyond. You’ve stocked her with enough cough and cold medicine to cure a preschool. You’ve gotten all the financial aid papers out of the way. And now it’s time. It’s time to take your first born to college. College drop off is emotional, exciting, … Continue reading A Guide to Surviving Your Firstborn’s College Drop-off Day
Parents of Teens, Are Your Kids Playing Fortnite?
My son isn't a gamer. His social activities center around a group of lifelong friends, baseball and basketball. While he has always spent time (sometimes too much) on video gaming, especially NBA 2K, I've never seen him enjoy himself more online than when playing Fortnite. Fortnite is a survival action video game where, according to Common Sense … Continue reading Parents of Teens, Are Your Kids Playing Fortnite?