Image courtesy of samuiblue at FreeDigitalPhotos.net My sixteen year old son has been driving for about five months now. He's been the primary driver of our car during that time. In fact, I can probably count on my fingers how many times I've … [Read more...] about Parenting : Take Pride In Your Ride
My son informed me that he and his friends were talking and had hatched a plan in which they all purchased airsoft gear, and then played with them in a small forest of trees in near our home. Airsoft guns are like the old style BB guns, … [Read more...] about Be The Good Parent, Not The Cool Parent
Even though my son's eyes were still filled with sleepiness, I could see the disappointment in his eyes when I broke the news to him. â€œYou can't drive to school today, son. I forgot to get license tabs for the car, so it's illegal to … [Read more...] about Life Skill: Everything My Son Needs To Know About Vehicle Registration
The first thing I learned how to cook was apple crisp, and that was in 7th grade. At the same age, I also learned how to make pasta, English muffin mini-pizzas and a handful of other things that gave me the confidence to try to make … [Read more...] about Are You Teaching Your Kids The Right Life Skills?
I had no idea what I was getting into when I first became a parent. I knew all about the sleepless nights, and the responsibility to clothe, feed, and discipline my child. Fifteen years ago when I held my infant son in my arms I knew … [Read more...] about Teaching Responsibility Isn’t Always Easy
Since the day our son was born, my wife has said that when he enters his teenage years she wanted our house to be the place everyone wanted to hang out. Her theory was, if our son and his friends all liked being at our house then we would know where … [Read more...] about Our House Is the Cool Place To Hang Out