Tag Archives: The Teen

now what??

Monday is here. The end of the month is here. And the end of the busiest 5 months known to this household is here. Today is the first day in a lonnng time where there are no sports to practice or drive to, not a meet to attend or a hockey game to cheer on [...]
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tagged—and a give-away.

Loving this new, hip, up and coming blogger: the charming elephant. She just happens to be adorable and happens to be a good friend of My Teen. Here they are, in random order: [ A prize give-away! Try to figure out which one is the ancestor of Emily (The Teen), and which one of Julie [...]
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for real?

This envelope came in the mail with the words parent or guardian, The Teen’s full name, and our address – all correct. This is not one of those accidentally got put in our mailbox and we get to give it to a neighbor. It is now sitting on my desk and I just keep looking [...]
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the teen’s life.

Being away. Still in the sweet phase of Teen life she went to Eagle Lake Camp in Colorado about a month ago. I am just antsy and curious to see her life here. Seeing this sign on the way in… Not so sure how I’m supposed to feel. I mean, is shooting an issue? (so [...]
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and we’re off! (almost)

A little later than expected. My dad just called to see how Mr. C is doing in our car ride, my reply “we haven’t left yet.” And the Nana and Papa chuckle. Getting closer. Feel free to hope on our behalf that this smiley attitude sticks lasts a long while for Mr. C. Soon to [...]
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there she goes….

and there she went. I let her go. She is something. She asked for this camp volunteer experience, looked online for tickets, figured out check in and baggage requirements, and coordinated all the details with the aunty and uncle in Colorado. Asking her if she was nervous, (thinking along the lines of her leaving her [...]
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