Monthly Archives: January 2015

5 Points for Parenting

I value teaching the children a sense of independence, and to rely on their own capability and strength… but when you find out there's a science fair, and your Son doesn't ask you for ideas… perhaps you're not doing it … Continue reading

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Super Effective!

Imagine you're an explorer, traveling through the forests in what appears to be a completely uninhabited corner of the globe… when you break through a wall of grass to the sound of children at play, throwing balls at each other's feet and yelling … Continue reading

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Give a Little Whistle

There once was a man with four children, two of them naturally, easily, and perhaps with some hours of hidden practice learned to whistle.  The other two did not.  One day this man, was walking through the grocery store with … Continue reading

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Parenting – A Fine Line

I have truly exceptional kids, which many parents say about their kids.  It's kind of a part of the job.  But mine really are exceptional, from excelling in school, cleaning up after themselves in restaurants, to helping each other out … Continue reading

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Bedtime Hilarity

"Daddy?"  Her innocent voice came from nearly under the cover. "Why did Sarah fall out of the tree?"  I don't know anyone named Sarah right now.  I tucked her in saying "Why?" This is when the laughing began… "Because she … Continue reading

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Nearly Human

Hidden among us… wearing our skin.  They are like us, as if they are us. Like this? –  No… Maybe.  I mean, with a cyborg they are Human's augmented with technology, but what we are, is so much MORE than that. … Continue reading

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I’m Deeply Offended

There's a trend, it's not new, it's gathered a lot of steam lately.  It can be summarized by "I'm absolutely offended, that you're offended."  It plays out like this. Person A – Loves / Believes / Supports something. Person B … Continue reading

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Lesson to Learn, Flexible.

Mathew 5: 25 Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; …  When making a sword, the important quality wasn't how hard you could make it, but how flexibly hard you could make it.  If it were … Continue reading

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Sorry, No

I've had an iPhone since it first game out, and over the many years I've watched it grow (shrink) from a clunky state of the art, never seen anything like it, piece of magic, to … whatever it is now. … Continue reading

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Sick Babies

As a parent, there are some things that break your heart… listening to a baby cry, listening to a baby whine (justified whining) and knowing that there's nothing you can do to fix the problem.   Laying on the couch … Continue reading

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