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Family Vacation

When you think of vacation what comes to your mind? For most of us we envision sleeping in, getting plenty of rest, and being stress free for a few days, right? I too remember those days of peaceful, care-free vacations, but three small ninja monkeys later, I’m finding it more and more difficult to associate…

JUST KEEP PEDALING!

Earlier this week Dawson took a small step toward manhood and learned to ride his bike without training wheels. To be honest, I envisioned scrapes, bruises, and possibly even broken bones throughout the process but I’m proud to say he didn’t fall one time and is doing great! Throughout the process, I continued to encourage…

Consider the Cost

In just a few days we will be celebrating Memorial Day. A day in which every American should pause to remember the ultimate sacrifice that so many service men and women have paid throughout our nation’s history in order for us to be able to enjoy the freedoms that we so often take for granted.…

Dear High School Graduate

Congratulations! You successfully made it to the end of high school (almost) and will soon be well on your way to the next chapter of your life. Some of you already have the next few years planned out and can’t wait to spread your wings of independence and leave your mark in the world. Others…

Calling All Men

When I read I have an uncanny ability to notice specific sayings or phrases, and I often find myself highlighting those phrases in order to reflect upon them at a later time. In fact, I’m embarrassed to say that I have several notebooks filled with different sayings that I have written down over the last…

Taking Back Your Marriage

For those of us with kids, you totally understand that sometimes a successful day is just keeping your kiddos alive, and that’s ok. Despite our valiant attempts to raise the most perfect, well-rounded little humans we possibly can, we fail. We fail because it’s not our duty to raise perfect children. It’s our duty to…

Spring Cleaning

For a lot of you, you have been long awaiting the arrival of spring. For the last several weeks you’ve been anticipating bright new flowers, warmer weather, and beautiful butterflies. Not this guy. For me, spring means tissues, Benadryl, and nose spray. I totally get the whole “nature comes to life” thing and I really…