What I Need My High Schooler to Know

Dear Son, High school's sure changed a lot in the last thirty years. Back then I used to think programming the Commodore 64 to scroll my name in a loop was a big deal...but I have a feeling the important bits haven't changed that much. Some stuff is definitely harder (the omnipresence of social media),... Continue Reading →

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The Field Guide to Your Teens

From the rock n roll rebels of the 1950s straight through to the Snapchatting snark-masters of today, your teenage years are a time to cherish. But learning just how to be a teen can be tricky. And that's why we at Parents Just Don't Understand Publications have put together The Field Guide to Your Teens™, a... Continue Reading →

To My Son, Who is Turning Thirteen

Here we are, on the verge of big, bad teenagerdom. I'm not going to lie, I'm scared. Not all the time, and not even about the big, bad things, but nevertheless, she persisted worrying. Have I done enough? Have I reminded you to please and thank you enough? Taught you how to tell a joke... Continue Reading →

Three Things That Keep Expats Parents Awake at Night

Imagine a big Venn Diagram. Really, who doesn't love a good Venn diagram?? This one is called "Things That Keep You Awake At Night." On one side you have expats. On the other, non-expats. Most of the things that keep many of us tossing and twisting in our beds while the rest of the world slumbers... Continue Reading →

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