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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #85

Dear Granddaddy, what is it that nobody tells you about adult life? Flavian- high school senior. Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcyR8CuQvPQ&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=85 Well, Flavian, something that you might not have heard of from your teachers and parents is that life is tough. Now, the fact that life [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #84

Dear Granddaddy, what do teenagers wish their parents knew?  Coran- A Dad. Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBExmKEuLvY&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=84 Well, Coran, I’d start with telling you what I’ve told thousands of parents over the last two decades. Your children won’t tell you, but they really do want you [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #83

Dear Granddaddy, what screams, “I peaked in high school!”? Keith Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilA1gNQWjhU&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=83 Well, Keith, for many of us, especially the successful high school athletes, theater stars, or any others who stood out in high school, it can feel like we peaked in [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #82

Dear Granddaddy, I’m a 15-year old girl and I really want to have a baby. What should I do? Taylor- student. Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEflORspHgY&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=82 Taylor, listen, I get it. I honestly do. We all want to have someone who will love us unconditionally. [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #81

Dear Granddaddy, doesn’t life just seem pointless? We’re born, we live a little while, then we die? Woody Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2M4j478TU8&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=81 Well, Woody, I can see the math, science, and logic in your question. However, we humans are a little more than just math, [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #80

Dear Granddaddy, what kind of teachers do students appreciate? Jane- college student. Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdDJftRdDns&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=80 Jane, I’m guessing that you may be an aspiring teacher. If I am correct, then good for you. You have a great life’s journey ahead of you. As [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #79

Dear Granddaddy, Does my mom have the right to tell me to finish college when she herself never finished? Jessica Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzMUpZDc3go&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=79 Well, Jessica, I’m not sure if it really comes down to a right. If you’re in college, I’m assuming you’re at [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #78

Dear Granddaddy, my 14-year old daughter told me she is 3 months pregnant. What should I do? Caitlin- A worried mom. Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yl-VTenqRgA&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=78 Well, Caitlin, I understand that you’re worried about your daughter. I also understand that you are wrestling with a [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #77

Dear Granddaddy, my 13-year old son threw his iPhone 6 down the stairs so I’d have to buy him a new one? What should I do? Darlene- Angry mom Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8o4YK4P8Yk&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=77 You might not have to do a single thing, Darlene. Natural consequences [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #76

Dear Granddaddy, why do high schools only focus on sending kids to college? Jesenia- mom of a high school student. Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y10eAhyGFuw&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=76 Jesenia, that’s a good question. In the United States, high schools get ranked by how many kids they send to [...]

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