A Tale of Teen Parenting in One Snapshot

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The teenager emerges from what used to be called his bedroom but is know commonly known as his lair.

“How long until dinner?”

There’s a tint of impatience in his voice, which tells me that he’s hoping dinner is either five minutes or five hours away.

“About fifteen minutes,” I reply, immediately prompting a deep frown. He starts retreating…



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Teresa Lagerman

Teresa Lagerman

Hudson Valley // Musing about donuts 60% of the time