Category Archive: Kids

When Movies Take Flight

Our oldest son is thirteen. He’s in seventh grade and has peeked under the veil of parental guidance.


The Big Drop Off

Today I bring my youngest son, my ten-year-old, to Camp Billings for two weeks.

Mother’s Day in the Bag

I remember liking Mother’s Day once. When bits and pieces of love came home in stapled brown paper lunch bags; carefully constructed art projects forgotten about until Monday.

Does My Hair Look Okay?

It was just a matter of time before he found the right look to shellac into place for the entire school day.


using all the typical teenager techniques: the silent treatment, the slamming of doors and the threats of non-participation in things he loves