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Wisdom

What if life had a rewind button?What if you could go back and do it all again?Would you do it differently than you did?Would you change some things and leave others the same?Have you thought about how your life would be different if you had made different choices?If you could go back and have someone sit you down and impart one or several pieces of wisdom, would you have them do it?If so what would you want them to tell you about?
Think about these questions; think how you would answer them.You are in a very unique situation, no matter what age you are; you probably have regrets as well as successes.Share your regrets, your successes and your wisdom with a teen, even if they don’t seem to be interested or they act as if they know it all already, they want to hear what you have to say!They desperately want to know that you care.Take some time to write them a letter, take them to lunch, give them your ear, they want to know that adults are listening, advising and have their best interes…

Broken

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I live in a house with five kids, a dog and a cat.All of my children were blessed (or maybe it’s cursed) with one of the Director’s genes in particular, this gene makes me crazy.It’s called the “rough, hard, break it, destructive” gene.The dog and the cat are particularly sturdy animals; they have to be in order to survive our house.Therefore, they too were endowed with a “rough, hard, break it, destructive” gene.
Yesterday, I tried to perform a very simple task; it should have taken no longer than a few minutes.I wanted to download an audio book to my NOOK for The Middle Child, she has a concussion and needs to be resting, doing quiet tasks.Normally the longest part of this undertaking is finding the book you want to listen to.Not so in this case.I found the books, downloaded them to the computer in record time.However, when I went to connect my NOOK to the computer no dice!UUGGHH!OK, try again, and again and again!Repeated attempts before bellowing for Oldest to come help me!After a …