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Staying 1 Tech Step Ahead of your Kids

After a few short years, I finally approached “the thought of” weeding out my tech drawers. There are many that kvetch or become slightly confused about today’s onslaught of software & hardware choices. But was it much different back in the...

Feels like Teen Spirit – Part II

This is the follow up in a 2 part series with Barbara R. Greenberg, Ph.D., professional consultant on teen issues & contributing expert psychologist for Mode Lifestyle. Having seen a fair amount of problem drinking among my peers growing up, how can we assist so...

Feels like Teen Spirit – Pt I

As a parent, even though my oldest daughter is in her tweens, I believe that I’ve had my fair share of angst. But when I talk to moms & dads of teens, I often detect some appeasement as they nod while listening to my stories. While I’m getting glimpses...

Must boys always be boys?

Such is a phrase I was happy to have avoided for the first 7 years of my son’s life.  A quiet boy with a calm demeanor. Whenever we were with other families I was grateful that he wasn’t one of those roughhousing boys who wasn’t happy unless he was going full-tilt....

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