Post Tagged with: "teens"

Modern Dads Raising Tweens and Teens
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Modern Dads Raising Tweens and Teens

Five dads, from different parts of the country, but all of whom are in the midst of raising tweens and teens, have contributed audio pieces to the newest episode of the Modern Dads Podcast. I was honored to be asked to be one of them and decided to read my […]

Giving Kids The Autonomy They Need and Deserve
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Giving Kids The Autonomy They Need and Deserve

My daughters have had certain freedoms from just about day one — freedom to dress themselves how they wish, style their hair in any way that makes them happy, pick their school lunch snacks, become vegetarians, freely challenge the ideas of their parents, and on and on — but we […]

21 And Figuring It Out (A Story of Millennials, Generation Z and the Kia Stinger)
Big Guy Car Guy / Parenting Blog

21 And Figuring It Out (A Story of Millennials, Generation Z and the Kia Stinger)

The license has long become something they just have, no biggie anymore, and the drink is, probably, something they’ve already had in excess but the drinking itself has become official and so it is celebrated. After all, who doesn’t love a good celebration? A toast to you, kid. Happy birthday. […]

Don’t Call My Daughter A Moody Tween
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Don’t Call My Daughter A Moody Tween

We’re wrapping up dinner, passing around the bowl of string beans to finish them off because they make for dreadfully rubbery leftovers, when I make a relatively harmless remark she doesn’t appreciate full stop. The mood around the whole of the kitchen table sours as her shoulders drop. She then […]

Not MY 1986 Honda Civic, because, well, read on...
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Michelin First Car Moment

This post is about cars but it’s also about photos; those we have, those we don’t, and those we’ll see in our mind’s eye until the end of days. A photogenic memory isn’t something I could legitimately claim to have. I’d be found out the minute someone asked me to […]

Being A Better Parent Means Being A Better Driver
Big Guy Car Guy

Being A Better Parent Means Being A Better Driver

It’s all connected. All of it. I’ve never had a drink, I’ve never done a single drug, and I try like hell to never look at my phone while at the helm of the family car. My burning desire to be keenly aware for and of every waking moment started […]

Giveaway — Teen Nick’s Dance Academy Season 1 DVD Collections
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Giveaway — Teen Nick’s Dance Academy Season 1 DVD Collections

Whether your tweenager already loves the popular, all-ages Teen Nick series about ballet and overcoming challenges, or has been wanting to dig in from the beginning, here’s their best chance to enjoy Dance Academy. at their leisure. This giveaway is for a pair of DVD box sets which, in total, […]

Introducing Jess Penner: Pop Music For Tween & Teen Girls
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Introducing Jess Penner: Pop Music For Tween & Teen Girls

This is a bit like the Best New Artist Grammy going to an established act with a back catalog — damn that is annoying. Still, I would like to introduce you all to the lovely & talented Jess Penner. Penner is currently in the studio laying down tracks for her […]

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