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Tips for dying #14: Remember at Least You’re not Still Trying to Get Your Kid Through Junior Year of High School

Honestly, if I knew how excruciatingly painful the junior year of high school would be for my kids I would re-think parenthood.  I have no idea what to do or how to do it.

I am the villain, the wall, the One Who Must Be Avoided at All Costs.  The One Who Ruins Mealtime by Casually Asking How’s School?

So, as I lay dying, although I’m pretty damn sure I won’t have any more answers about Junior Year of High School, at least I’ll be done with it.  

However, if the Hospice staff is unwise and unfortunate enough to ask me if I have any “Unfinished Business” or “Regrets” that I need to sort out, I’m afraid they are in for a lengthy re-hashing of this agony.




Maria Young Ace Certified Personal Fitness Trainer, Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (500) Independent Contractor providing the following services: Office Management, Bookkeeping, Web Design, Marketing and Instruction in Yoga and Martial Arts for children and adults. Black Belt, 4 year program, LockBoxing. Maria studied under Erik Lee and won Grand Champion at the Kuk Sool Tri-State Tournament in 2006. Experience Certified Yoga Instructor: 700 hour level. At Piedmont Yoga, Maria’s main instructors were Richard Rosen, Rodney Yee, and Clare Finn. To them she is eternally grateful. Richard Rosen, founder Piedmont Yoga Studio & editor of Yoga Journal says: “Among the 30...students Maria was always among the more assiduous and adept.  If you’re thinking of adding Yoga instruction to your program, then I highly recommend Maria for the job.” College: CSULB: B.A. English Literature, UC Berkeley: M.A. Comparative Literature