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That Little Voice…

You’ve heard it whisper, the same as I have, that little voice that says “You cannot.” It was there, that little voice, the first time I went to do a pushup after several years away, “you cannot” it said, telling … 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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Know Where to Look

A friend told me “I just need to find my own path to happiness.”  Which made me think… When you’re searching for something, you need to know where to look. If I were searching for nuggets of gold.  I would … Continue reading

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Easy Solution – Beat your Kids

"Dear Sir" the letter from the teacher formally began, "I need to meet with you on Thursday to discuss your child!" … It's no secret that my second oldest hates school.  It's no secret that pushing him through home work … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Youth – Interpreting Song Once There Was a Snow Man

Sometimes, my children shock me with something I didn't expect them to say.  Sometimes, they do more than that. Some songs at church are deeply religious, and some are just for fun.  This is a winter song that's always only … Continue reading

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Daily Dose – 11/11/2012; My Soapbox – Cherish

"Cherish is the word we SHOULD use to describe!" is how I've edited the song to go. (This is the song, in case you haven't heard it) Today while sitting with my angels I watched newly wed couples where the … Continue reading

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Daily Dose – 10/21/2012; Something to Relate to

  As we struggle with home work, I think I have figured out why my boy doesn't love doing math.  He doesn't see how it relates to him! Today was one of those days when … given my choice, I … Continue reading

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Parenting Advice – Don’t Despair

Each week I like to post a little bit of advice about parenting that I've had to learn the hard way.  My favorite advice is that you shouldn't throw babies more than your height over your head…. but this week … Continue reading

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Fatherly Advice – Dear Teenage Me

Every week I like to write Fatherly Advice, this is for my children, and for anyone else who wants to learn from my mistakes. This week In browsing blogs, I found one that provided the perfect advice for my blog … Continue reading

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The Quest for the Car of Destiny

It all began with a dream; a vision of a future where gas prices weren't going to get any better, and where the Van of Destiny was not getting good enough gas mileage to justify it as the kind of … Continue reading

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