Listener’s Letters: Inquiries Into Our Quest to Have a Top Parenting Teens Blog

We respond to listener's letters about our parenting teens blog

As we faced our son’s imminent departure, we asked ourselves, “Selves, what do we want to do with all this extra time we’ll have once our bird has flown?” and we answered, “Set out to create a parenting teens blog, that includes how we raised him (role-reversed), the college transition, and life as empty nesters.” […]

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Raising a Kid – Video

While Paul was out changing his clothes during our initial video shoot to introduce Our Bird Has Flown our makeup artist, the lovely Natalie Bohlin, asked me about raising a kid. We got into it and unlike our more light-hearted videos, this one got a bit deep. I didn’t know if these would make the […]

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Congratulations! It’s a Podcast!

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Welcome to the very first episode of the Our Bird Has Flown podcast hosted by me, Paul M Bowers, and my wife, Indra Gardiner Bowers. Listen every Thursday for discussions about role reversed parenting, fatherhood, experts, mom life and the teen perspective. Ten years ago, Indra went to the first Blog World conference and while […]

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Cry. It’s Not the Cry—it’s the Crying Alone

  I was taught that babies cry. I knew that, but what I didn’t know was all the causes of the crying. Soiled diapers, fatigue, gas, missing binkies, teething, growing pains, and any great number of other maladies can cause an infant to cry, howl, keen, lament, yowl, bawl, and bewail. As parents, it’s our […]

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