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The Truth about Tweens, as Told by Carson McCullers

The Member of the Wedding, by Carson McCullers

Tweens seem to rule the world these days. They can turn musicians into overnight sensations and average teenagers into international icons. 942 more words

The So-called Classics

Unconditional handshake

Parenting a precocious tween has many moments that are probably best left off my blog. But, to my surprise and delight, small points of light still accompany my days and nights even at the end of a summer of (occasionally too much) family togetherness. 630 more words


One dress, two tweens, and six great shots in under an hour

I had two beautiful sisters in my studio last month. To stretch myself creatively, I decided to try for three unique shots of each girl, each wearing the same outfit – a lacy vintage dress. 127 more words


"The Big Twelve."

Football season kicks off tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. when West Virginia meets Alabama in Georgia. However, the spirit of the game has already kicked in. And if you hate metaphors and puns, then you’ll really hate this post. 406 more words


On Children and Teens, Oh My!

All I can say about parenting teenagers is: Oy. And maybe: It’s rough. And quite possibly: Hold On!

My favorite part about parenting teenagers ( 940 more words

Are all 13 year olds sociopaths?

I’m asking because I really want to know.

I’ve been frustrated with her more than usual lately, and she’s been absolutely hateful to me (no one else, just me), and I’ve been expressing my feelings about it to my husband, and he took it upon himself to ask her why she’s being a jerk to me. 404 more words


My daughters....

Daughter #1 is possibly in the happiest place in her life right now, being away from home at college.  I’m happy for her.  I hope she learns lots.  443 more words