Monthly Archives: July 2012

Tuesday – About Me; Heart Break

In telling the story of my life so far I've done a lot of painting, I haven't given you as much of the depth of me as I have of the sprinkled memories that cover the outside.  This week I'll … Continue reading

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Weekly Update – 7/31/2012

This last week has a theme, as most do… and the one thing that REALLY made it stand out to me was all the time the children and I were able to spend at the community swimming pool. Originally, I … Continue reading

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Parenting Advice – Slow Down!

Each week I like to share parenting advice that I've learned the hard way.  This week it's something very dear to my heart, basically "SLOW DOWN!" We live in an age where everything is getting faster, instant gratification is the … Continue reading

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Fatherly Advice – Get Rid of the Pacifier

Every week I like to share the advice that I give to my children, and the advice I hope to give to my children as the years go on.   This week my advice is a metaphor for much bigger … Continue reading

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Brand New Favorite Pet Peeve

Most of us have our favorite pet peeves… the ones that really identify who we are to others, or to ourselves.   This favorite kind is the one that identify you to people who talk about you in passing.   For Example: … Continue reading

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The Protector!

Don't be afraid of the boogie monster, he's here to protect you!  I'm trying out a new tactic in the children fear defense front.  Last week when taking the garbage can to the curb I thought "Wow, there used to … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Big Hole

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Tuesday – About Me; Baptism

In telling the story of my life there are some major milestones, this week I continue the story with one of the first major milestones. In our Church you get baptized at 8 years old… or when you realize that … Continue reading

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Weekly Update – 7/23/2012

This has been one of the most interesting endless weeks I've ever faced.  Not the longest… the first week I spent in basic training was the longest year of my life, but this last week definitely feels like it was … Continue reading

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Parenting Advice – The Hard Way Can be Harder

Sometimes the parenting advice I share is something obvious I learned the hard way (like not holding an infant over your mouth), sometimes it's something deep and thought out… this week it's a little bit of both. There are many … Continue reading

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