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Senior Year 2018

With the school year approaching, it seems like college is just around the corner. Senior year is a big deal and an exciting time.  There is so much more to tell them and share with them before they graduate.    Whether it is their 18th birthday or senior graduation, the clock to having an adult ...


Book Chapter: Love and Favor

Another chapter: LOVE AND FAVOR   The Lord has glory and majestyHe has power and beauty in His temple    Psalm 96:6    A thing of beauty is a joy foreverIts loveliness increases; it will neverPass into nothingness    John Keats   I have wrestled for a very long time with the notion of uncondition...


Start Writing

Do they really care? Let's face it, we spent 17 years working on them. Sometimes they listened; sometimes not.    With graduation looming or an 18th birthday, parents are preparing themselves for a new season with their kids. Maybe it's college or a new job or simply senior year when our child is...


Excerpt from the Book..."DANGER"

Our book is filled with many extremely valuable chapters. This one may be one of the best... it is important not to wait:   DANGER   The first place is always better than the second place…I once heard a San Diego policeman tell us one time that if you are ever attacked by someone run immediately ...


Two Ears and One Mouth

Our entire book project is about sharing wisdom and advice with your teenage son/daughter/granddaughter/grandson/nephew/niece/loved one. There is also plenty of time while you are writing to listen as well.    You have all heard the expression" God gave you two ears and one mouth. Listen twice as...


A time to "talk"

Senior year ahead! Danger!     Every parent gets excited and a little scared over their child's senior year of school. There is so much to do. So many thoughts and questions:  "Our "baby" is growing up", "They will finish school!- who would have thought...", "Preparing to go away", "Where are the...

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"Touchy" Subjects

I tried to write on all of the really "touchy" subjects. When I say “ touchy” I mean difficult for parents. You know the ones: sex, safety, money, boys, girls, greed, abortion, pornography, envy… you get the idea. Sometimes it is easier to write about them rather than talk about them. YES, I thin...

by M. Tamer | Tags : touchy uncomfortable


52 Things to Know

This blog is about “parenting”; plain and simple. We have a book that parents can create for their kids that are turning 18 years old or just about to graduate.    When my daughter Christine was about to turn 17, I began freaking out about her 18th birthday. I often heard that once a kid turns 18...

by M. Tamer | Tags : parenting book daughter son