Pages tagged with Growing Pains

I was born an only child to parents who between them had twelve fully grown rug-rats of their own, the closest, a green eyed girl child thirteen years my elder.
As I begin junior high school, the search comes to an end for the lake house, and we prepare to move to another part of the county.
Allowing children the independence to pick out their own clothing can cause frustration. However, pairing outfits in advance and picking out clothes the night before can eliminate a lot of frustration and still allow children to make their own choices. I've fictionalized and dramatiz...
Sometimes growing up is painful, but learning how to live and love as a child again can be beautiful and rewarding.
This page addresses the sometimes complex and difficult questions parents need to ask themselves when dealing with older children. In particular, some parents experience difficulty when dealing with teens. It takes a look at how to deal with various aspects of teenagers' development a...
“The young always have the same problem - how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.” - Quentin Crisp
My observations of life, and growing pains, of getting older.
This is a story about my younger years, and growing pains, its more biography than story, enjoy!
What I have learned so far on this journey called "my life".
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