Category Archives: Parenting

Great Teen Quarantine Activity

There seem to be a lot of suggestions for keeping young kids occupied during quarantine.  I haven’t seen too many ideas for our tweens and teens. They get bored too. So bored. When the activity of tie-dye was proposed they all jumped at the idea. I quickly realized I was the only one who hadn’t...

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    Teen Talk & Topics

    To finish out 2019, I set a goal to create a short, 4 week curriculum to teach a handful of teenagers. More specifically they were, my 8th grade daughter, Ava’s friends. Ava is the youngest of our 4 kids. As I watched my older children, I noticed it was around the middle school age in...

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    • Molly wickesThis is so great! I want the curriculum! I mean, you knew I would. ‍♀️ReplyCancel

    • Monica FalzoneSara, what great topics and a perfect age to cover those things. I am a public school teacher grades k-12. I see the shift you are talking about at that age. Are you sharing your curriculum?ReplyCancel

    Simple Ways to Stay Connected to your Teen

    Drew and I are parents to 4 kids ranging in age from 21 to 13. Prior to raising teenagers we were youth pastors for ten years.  We actually met as volunteer youth leaders. For the last 14 years I’ve predominately photographed high school seniors. Therefore, I have some experience with that age category.  Dare I...

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    • ChristyYou’re amazing! I love the ideas and knowing that what I face in conversation with my teens is all normal! ReplyCancel

    • Molly WickesJust reading this!!  I love it!  Great reminders!! So practical too. xoReplyCancel