Blog posts by Becky Broering


As my daughter’s high school graduation date approaches, I have been paying a little less attention to the messages that come from the school. I can’t help it… I’m more concerned about plans for college than the business of today. I know I should be more in the moment. Is there a parent version of ‘senioritis?’ I think I have it.

Some school messages do grab my attention though. My daughter and I got a kick out of the message expressing concern about ‘grinding’ on the dance floor and how said ‘grinding’ (always in quotes) was prohibited at all future dances. Although they didn’t define ‘grinding,’ I knew what they meant.

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Making the Most of MyChart

Laptop Parenting is an adventure. Just when you think you have a handle on things, the ground shifts and there’s something new to deal with. From ear aches and teething to sports injuries and anxiety. Kids just change. I’ve learned to expect it. What I didn’t expect was for the systems I use to help manage my kids’ health to change as well. But on my son’s 12th birthday, several years ago, that’s what happened to MyChart.

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