Capture the moment.

Capture the moment.

Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family.     (Mother Teresa).   – Desiree Panlilio   There’s a popular saying “nothing is more important than family”. It’s the most important aspect of many people’s lives and the foundation of human...
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Play for Teens.

Play is fundamentally important for learning skills such as problem solving, collaboration and creativity.                                                (American Academy of Pediatrics).   – Desiree Panlilio   Why do teen’s need to play? As a parent you may ask...
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Importance of Reading.

A capacity, and taste, for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others. (Abraham Lincoln).   – Desiree Panlilio   Teens are very comfortable using social media from Youtube, Instagram and Tik Tok so much so that they do not contemplate...
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Summer Fun.

One benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to ready by. (Jeanette Walls).   – Desiree Panlilio   The start of summer and an opportunity for teens to unwind, relax, refocus and take a deep breath. For other teens it is racing around at a summer job...
Enjoy the Transition.

Enjoy the Transition.

Encourage and support your kids because children are apt to live up to what you believe of them. (Lady Bird Johnson)   – Desiree Panlilio   As our teens graduate high school or college, we as parents need to give ourselves grace. We need to remind ourselves that...
Enjoy the Transition.

Teenage Transitions.

There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind (C.S. Lewis)   – Desiree Panlilio   As our teenagers look to the future, from moving up to high school or graduating from high school or college, it is important to remember that this is a natural...