Monthly Archives: August 2012

My daughter, the driver

So…. she passed.  She is officially driving by herself now.  So weird.  For sixteen years I have worked logistical miracles around providing transportation for my daughter, while working 3-4 jobs and being a single parent for the past 11 years.  For the past … Continue reading

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I’ve created a shopaholic

  I know it’s my own damn fault.  I love shopping and have always loved shopping for my little girl. As she was growing up, we have loved shopping together.  But now that she is sixteen, I look back and … Continue reading

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It’s a Crime!!

Okay, venting time.  If you are someone who thinks teenagers are lazy and need more to do, then you may want to skip this post. But really, when did we decide that teenagers needed to be the most stressed out … Continue reading

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Driving?

How is it possible that in less than two weeks my daughter will get her driver’s license??  Just in time for the start of her junior year in high school.  I have to cling to my system of denial or … Continue reading

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High school thoughts

I am a parent of a wonderful sixteen-year-old daughter who is starting her junior year in high school.  I am also a marriage family therapist and I work with lots of teens and their families.   The purpose of this blog is … Continue reading

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