You are such a cool kid. Really. I know I spend a lot of time right now lamenting your seriously lacking study habits, but you are otherwise still a joy to be around (most of the time). You laugh easily, have a great sense of humor, still like watching tv with me and generally talking... Continue Reading →
Dear Betty Lou
I'm pretty sure 15 is going to drive me to stow away on a cruise ship soon. Preferably one heading someone warm with fizzy umbrella drinks being served hourly. Probably one of the biggest issues I've noticed with him is his lack of ability to develop good working relationships with his teachers. He acts like... Continue Reading →
At least he’s studying….
Of course, studying can't really happen unless there is music in his ear. So, he has my old iphone 3Gs which is now basically an Ipod touch on steroids - it still has all the apps and music on it from when it was mine. His own phone is off to his right. He was... Continue Reading →
Thanks to many wonderful suggestions after my post last week, I had a few productive conversations with Alex. He clearly needed to see a pathway for himself. A concrete reason to go to college, otherwise he wasn't going to care - ever - about high school. I didn't have one big lecture session - instead... Continue Reading →