Posts Tagged ‘teens’

Commitment & The Kid – Part 3

Well it is happening, my eldest daughter is turning into a teenager. She is on the back end of twelveteen and already she is thoroughly entrenched in the wing-nut behaviour that marks the early adolescent years. Although I have been working with teens for going on twenty years, I am not sure there is anything […]

Staggering Stupidity

It is staggering how stupid some people can be but apparently it is not an isolated human condition. It seems to run in families, a trait handed down from parent to child. Two cases in point, occurred near my home this past week, one involving 13 young drivers (all 20 years or younger) and the […]

What Do You Mean I Can’t Connect W/My Kid 24/7

Parenting Old School is  pleased to feature a guest post by Annie Fox, a celebrated author and speaker on parenting and the world of the Teen. Annie brings to her writing, a reasoned and level headed look at the realities both Parents and Teens face in the wacky world we live in. Although not necessarily “Old School” Annie […]

Thoughts on Parenting From Vance – Guest Post

Vance Williams contributes – Some exceptional thoughts on parenting and what worked for him and his daughter As someone who has a newly minted 18 year old, I know the challenges that parents face.  As an observer at my daughter’s functions, I noticed almost right away that there was one big factor that the more balanced […]

Social Networking

From the very beginning, there has always been a peculiar attraction to networking with others through the internet.  Initially this was the sole purpose of the internet, a place where academics could exchanging ideas and information via a digital medium. Once the internet moved from the ivory towers into the hands of the unwashed masses, the networking […]

Just Say No (Part 4)

Well let’s get back on track here. It has been a while since I have contributed to the “Just say No” series, so here we go. I have received a couple emails about my last post, where I used the analogy of fencing a kid in using the word “NO” as fence posts and our […]

Paperback Parenting

I love when I read books and articles about adolescents that parallel my own professional experience and personal opinions. Not only does it confirm that I may not actually be as nuts as my wife seems to think but it gives me some hope for the future of our society. I recently stumbled upon a […]

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