Carving pumpkins? Talk to your kids while you’re at it.In today’s culture when almost ALL of our kids have seen at least some of the episodes of the series Thirteen Reasons Why, we need to talk about self image, depression, suicide, bullying, and social media. Their ideas and opinions are coming from somewhere. Why not us? Since our family is so busy, I try to find teachable moments in our everyday[…]

Photo editing apps, snap chat, instagram, twitter…  Kids today are UNDER PRESSURE. Pressure is not new, so what’s the difference with the now generation? When I was a teenager in the 80’s, we made some bad choices.  Some kids got caught, and some kids didn’t.  One of my sisters got caught often.  She once was in a minor car accident…in the middle of the school day…in a high school’s parking[…]