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Facebook Contract for Teens

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This is a repost from my family blog from a few years ago. I’ve had some requests on these type of resources, so I’m posting it here. I’m a parent of an amazing teen. I acknowledge that growing up as a teen today is 1000 times harder than when my shadow dawned the hallways of high school. Social media, specifically Facebook, has changed the way high school students connect. A...

Cell Phone Contract

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I remember when Grace was in third grade, one of her classmates came to school with a bedazzled Blackberry. And so it began. What do we do with cell phones? When would she need one? How would we address responsibility and empowerment? We didn’t need a cell phone when we were in school. Why now? Our Strategy We decided when Grace turned 15, we would find a service with some parental controls...

3 Reasons You Need A Vacation From Your Life

Vacation with Micki

Wanna get away? You can. I’ve got a solution for this and you’re gonna love it. It may take some work to pull it off, but I challenge you to do this and come back saying it was a bad idea. A few years ago I took my wife away for a week in Florida. We were on fumes, burned out and needed a getaway. We had never gone anywhere for longer than 3 days. I found a cheap VRBO deal and some inexpensive...

FMCUSA Reflections

This month I’m saying goodbye to a four year oddesey which has transformed the DNA of myself and my family. I’ve literally been all over the world doing a job that I’d do for free. It’s been a dream. As with any transition, it’s natural to reflect. I’ve been doing a lot of that lately and thought it would be fun to list my top ten moments of my time at FMCUSA...

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