What is sexual identity? I'm so glad you asked because I just received a PDF of the short article I wrote for the The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies. Sexual identity, according to yours truly, "can be defined as a label that helps signify to others who a person is as a sexual being … Continue reading What is Sexual Identity and what should we do with it?
As part of my job, I get to run a program called VIP, or Very Important Parent Program. As part of VIP, we have started a weekly blog on and about all things parenting. Today is my blog called How Do I Get My Kid To.... This one is all about getting my kid to … Continue reading How Do I Get My Kid To…. (VIP BLOG)
Summer has come and gone. But what a summer it was! I got to take some vacation time to spend with the girls. Sofia made a list of things she wanted to do, and we made our way through the list as much as possible. Paint an art piece. √ Back to school shopping. √ Mani-Pedi. … Continue reading Where Have You Gone, Darling Summer?
The Allen kids are back in school this week. Unlike times in the past, back to school is changing, especially for college students. The days of going to a brick and mortar school for the first year of college is no longer the only option. Is doing a non-traditional option, such as community college or … Continue reading Back to School! Podcast 6
Welcome to the 5th episode of Parenting in the Future Podcast with special guest, Fiona Allen! Fiona, our 13 year old daughter, joined us and gave us information about the apps all the teens are using, and told us her take on mental health, technology, and what it is like to be a teen. Chris reviewed … Continue reading Parenting in the Future Episode 5: Teens, Technology, and Mental Health