Family, Focused Simplicity, Hello Monday, Love, Thoughts, Trust, Truth

Teenagers are Challenging

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

Be Radical, Family, Focused Simplicity, Hello Monday, Love, Question Everything, Thoughts, Truth

Health is more than Flesh and Blood.

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.

Focused Simplicity, The O'Gara Clan, Thoughts

Strange is a Complement

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

Be Radical, Family, Lori O'Gara, Question Everything, Thoughts, Truth

Kids These Days

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