Tag Archives: Ferris

Meeting the Teen Years

Today our family embarks on a new journey — the teenage years. My oldest son Ferris turns 13. When my…

To the Son I Don’t Praise Nearly Enough

To my son, on his 11th birthday: A few weeks ago I had a minor meltdown while prepping a new…

The Privilege of Stepparenting

To my stepson, on his 10th birthday My son Ferris turns 10 today — our oldest child and our first…

8 Things I’ve Learned from My Stepson

Today my stepson Ferris turns 8. He is the oldest in our combined family of 5 kids and the only…

Video: Brother Finds Out about 5th Sister on the Way

My seven-year-old stepson Ferris has it tough when it comes to siblings. He has a college-age older sister, and three…

Sex, Drugs and Santa: Why Me?

I enjoy hearing what my kids have to say, whether they know I am listening or not. You will often…

A Place for Ferris: When Stepkids Become Your Own

  He’s a good kid A stepparent-stepchild relationship is not love at first sight. In┬ásome cases, the genuine love that…

A Childbirth Explanation Designed For Ferris

  The ever-inquisitive Ferris with his sister Emilia It all started a few months ago when my 4-year-old stepson Ferris…