22YD BennOhNo

Sobering..

So, I’m not sure how many of you parents out there do this. I feel a bit alienated right now, thinking that I could be one of the few. Some of you may think I’m insane but I feel that this idea is worth a mention. Bare with me now. This isn’t the easiest thought…

childrenFootball - 22YD

Black Holes > Football

Saturday was game-day. It was also homecoming for the school I attend. As per my average weekend activity, I was at my mother’s house, 2 hours away from school – 20 minutes from where my son permanently lives (with his mom). It was just him and me, hanging out, on this glorious game-day. “Hey, it’s…

22YD clothesRace

The Contest

“Do you know what time it is?” “Ummm…” “I think it’s about time for a contest, little man. Don’t you?” “Uhhhhhhh………. OH!” “Haha, you ready? One, two…” “Three! Go!” My son shoots off to our room and I hurry to mine. A couple minutes later, my son emerges – fully dressed – the victor. “Yay!…

JohnnyPoulos 22YD

Making it Home

A Master Sergeant, and Highway Patrolman came to speak at my office, promoting driver safety by making the right choices on the road. He had an inspiring presentation set up and it made me realize the importance of the decisions we make each day.The patrolman mentioned how thankful us parents are when our teenagers make…

hackschooling (22YD)

I Want My Kid to Be a Hacker

Ever heard of “Hackschooling?” I just did. And it sounds amazing. I learned about Hackschooling through a TEDx video, Hackschooling Makes Me Happy, and instantly felt some extra excitement for our generations to come. Hackschooling is a new-agey way of educating our children. Logan LaPlante, the teenager presenting his perspective of Hackschooling in this video,…