Category Archives: Parenting

Poetry of the Night

The soft sound of children laughing echoes through the halls, and I can’t help but smile, when the little footsteps fall. “I can’t rhyme!” I cried to the girls, in mock anxiety, “It always comes out wrong!” I’ll show you: … Continue reading

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Danger, Don’t Swim

As I’ve mentioned before, I have nightly discussions with the children before I send them to bed, each child needs those quiet five minutes with just the two of us to discuss the great mysteries of life.  Sometimes we talk … Continue reading

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Bad Luck Ladder

How does one capture luck?  Can you capture good luck, or bad luck?  I love the questions the children ask, because I love the places such questions take us to, with a lot of giggling in between. We’ve been doing … Continue reading

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Dropped Thoughts

I’ve dropped my thoughts and need someone to find them.  The days pass like snowflakes on the warm wind… and time is as easy to hold onto as those frozen flakes. I have the most amazing children I’ve ever met. … Continue reading

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Befuddled Father

You can’t fight time, because time fights back. I have a little girl who just turned ten.  She is not a baby, I know this because I’m constantly witnessing the amazing things she does.  But when she told me she … Continue reading

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The Sound in the Night

Imagine you’re laying in bed, it’s late and night, you’ve tucked the house under the covers, and then you hear it… It whispers “Did you leave the lights on downstairs?” Then it whispers again “Did you lock the doors?” Then … Continue reading

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Math VS The World

You know they said we’d use this stuff every day when we grew up, but what they didn’t tell use then is that how we’d use it is in helping our children when they had to take math classes. First … Continue reading

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A Father of Note, a Note of a Father

There are so many things I've gotten from my Father, blue eyes, a singing voice, and a desire to fly being just the tip of the ice burg.   When I was a child, I learned that my Father was … Continue reading

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Saltines and Prayers

How do I start off complaining, when I am so very blessed? Life is beautiful, and you can't ask for too much more… but I find a way. It begins with hunger, or at least, that's what the tiny little … Continue reading

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About your Easter Bonnet…

Once upon a time, as a new Father, I would make sure to capture their every moment on the camera…. then I got into photography, and ironically what it taught me wasn't about capturing the moments, but about experiencing them. … Continue reading

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