Get More Out of Life with Everyday Adventures

Get More Out of Life with Everyday Adventures

 

Adventure. It’s often the stuff of legends, dramatic survival stories, or surreal tales woven in exotic lands. Because we are amazed at what some people accomplish, many people believe that adventure is only for the exceedingly brave. People who climb mountains, skydive or sail small boats around the world.

What if that’s not necessarily the case?

Definitions of “adventure” tell us that

Our Cyber School Experience

Our Cyber School Experience

On two separate occasions, our family did something radically different from any of our friends or family—we enrolled our kids in cyber school.

Our first cyber school experience was brought about by necessity. In her junior year, our older daughter had some medical issues that were affecting her education. She was absent from school for roughly 25 days by the winter break. We

12 Tips for a More Enjoyable Road Trip with Tweens and Teens

12 Tips for a More Enjoyable Road Trip with Tweens and Teens

 

Tips for Road Trip with Tweens and Teens

Planning a road trip with tweens and teens? Two words—be prepared. It can mean the difference between an enjoyable road trip and concluding that whoever said “getting there is half the fun” must have been childless. Here are some tips I’ve gathered together for managing a road trip with tweens and teens.

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Dealing with an Emptying Nest

Dealing with an Emptying Nest

Dealing with an Emptying Nest

Milestones. We celebrated them through the years as our children grew, clapping as they took their first steps, snapping dozens of photos before middle school dances, beaming with pride (and relief) at graduations. But those same milestones drew us toward a murky event I usually didn’t want to think about—the day our children would be grown—and my role in their lives forever changed.

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