Category: teens

Teens, and finding a job

August 2, 2012 | 7 comments

My son starts his first year of college this September, and it costs a lot of money to attend college!  Since last Christmas, we had an agreement that he needed to find a job this summer to help pay his

Raising teenagers

June 6, 2012 | 9 comments

My son Tyler graduated from high school last week. Yay! Two down, none more to go…from high school anyway… While sitting in the stands during the graduation ceremony, I bubbled over with gratitude for all the spiritual blessings and lessons learned I

The broken left ski

December 2, 2010 | 6 comments

It wasn’t two hours after my family arrived at our cabin in the snowy Blue Mountains last weekend that my teenage son, Tyler, and one of his best friends, came back to the cabin on one snowmobile. They had left

Finding employment for our teen

September 17, 2010 | 5 comments

Last winter, my wife and I told our son Tyler that he needed to find a job for the summer. He’s 16 now, going on 17, and it seemed best that he develop a work ethic, demonstrate responsibility and earn money