Being a human #115 Humans are allowed to expect the fellow humans in their lives, homes and families to do what what is right. Humans are allowed to place expectations on the members of their household. Humans are allowed to be grumpy when those other humans do not do as they are expected. Today, I… Continue reading Day 115
I’m lucky. My teenagers are good kids. They work hard at school. Mostly respectful. There is the normal teenager I know everything and my parents know nothing attitudes. Even that isn’t too bad. They are intelligent, unique, amazing, individuals who surprise me with how much they love life and the humans they share it with.… Continue reading Teenagers are Challenging
It’s not only imperative to teach our children healthy lifestyles for the protection of their bodies but also to protect their hearts and preserve their souls. At the core of all we teach our young, love must be the foundation and truth of all lessons.
Hi, I thought you might enjoy this article I wrote on Medium. Teenagers are weird. You can let me know what you think in the comments of this post or on the article.
Those of you who know us, know that the O'Gara clan has five children between the ages of 10 and 16. We have loads of fun. Our house is mostly quiet. People come in and are amazed at how quiet it can be with five children, two adults, and a dog. This weekend Daughter #4,… Continue reading Strange is a Complement
Every generation has its version of this complaint. For my grandparents, it was, “Kids these days don’t know what love is” when my parents were part of the free love hippie sixties. For my mom and dad, it was, “Fashion? We had to wear homemade clothes. Music? We had to listen to one radio station.… Continue reading Kids These Days