Talk to your kids about…
Why does writing become such a passion for Shaun? Do you think it helps him deal with his life circumstances? How can keeping a journal help a person find out about himself/herself?
If you were to write a book about your life thus far, what would it be titled? Who would be the main characters in your story? How do they compare with the characters in Orange County?
Shaun believes that money does not equal happiness. What examples of that did you see in this film? How do you feel about money? How much do you need to be satisfied?