After all of that we discussed you may say to yourself how will we ever afford college for my Millennials especially if you have more than one?  Believe  me every middle class family is asking themselves that question just about the time their young millennial becomes a junior in high school or even earlier.  The... Continue Reading →

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Friend or Parent

After 16 years as a teacher and 23 years as a parent I find this to be the number one issue with parents of millennials. Are you a parent or do you want to be their friends. There is a distinct difference between the two.

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    In a world full of doom and gloom, you may read all that I have said and say there is no hope for us and we are all doomed.  Quite the contrary, our children today are an amazing group of kids.  They have the information of the world at their fingertips.  They can at the... Continue Reading →

IVY LEAGUE??!!  MILLENNIALS AND COLLEGE     One of my favorite commercials of all time was the one where a young daughter got accepted to an Ivy League School.  The middle class parent kept wondering the house saying “IVY LEAGUE” in a daze.  At the end of the commercial he is renting out his daughter's room to... Continue Reading →


    Webster’s defines tolerance as the ability or willingness to tolerate something, in particular the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with.  Sadly this has become a lost art for the Millennial generation.     I am not sure it where the new way of thinking began, but currently  the millennial generation is... Continue Reading →


SOCIAL MEDIA      Ah the bane of modern educators everywhere. The internet and computer development has put at our hands an amazing array of tools to help us better educate today's youth.  It has literally put access to unlimited amounts of knowledge at the fingertips of our children.  This is both benign and incredibly malignant.     If... Continue Reading →


          None of us like to be lied to.  Sometimes relationships, marriages and even governments have been destroyed by vicious lies.  None of us truly want to believe that our children can lie to us.  The reality however our millennial children are master lairs.  Now you saying he is giving kids... Continue Reading →

Raising Millenials

Raising a Snowflake     “Dad, you want me to do what?.....”  My 20 year old son asked with his jaw agape.      “Save money son, start now and imagine what you will have in the long term.”  I said as matter of factly as I could knowing that I was really stating the obvious.  My son had... Continue Reading →

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