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Conversations with Teens

The other day in the car, Adorable Child, her friend, and I were talking about American Idol this season.  We all agreed that this year’s not worth watching (AC and I aren’t following it at all), and that last year was far more exciting. And as so often happens with teens, the conversation went in [...]

The Chaos. It Burns.

The “merry” month of May has always been hectic here, but this May is particularly nutso. On top of the usual end-of-school craziness (TAKS?  Finals?  Just how many tests do kids need, anyway?), and summer swim league training (every danged day right after school), we’ve added in a house closing in New Hampshire, three separate [...]