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Back to School Challenge

Hey students, ready or not, it’s back to school time! Some of you are ready and others of you are, well…not so ready. Some of you crazy people braved the crowds last weekend to save a few bucks while others stayed home and laughed at you. Now the joke is on them as I’m sure…

Rethink Parenting

There is absolutely no one outside of Renea that I love more than my boys. There are days that Renea and I sit back and smile because we catch a glimpse of their potential. And then there are the other days. The days we sit in silence wondering what we did wrong. The days we…

Anniversary Thoughts

This past Thursday, Renea and I celebrated our 9th wedding anniversary. I’m not going to waste your time with all the mushy stuff, but I can honestly say that I’m more in love with my wife now than I was on my wedding day. For those who know me totally understand that I outkicked my…

Family Evaluation

There is nothing I love more than spending time with my family. Sure, I could go without some of the sleepless nights and all the shenanigans that accompany a family of five, but I honestly wouldn’t trade it for the world. There truly isn’t a dull moment in our home, and for those of you…

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…

Parenting Is Tough

Parenthood….It’s like looking both ways before you cross the street, only to get hit by an airplane. Parenting is the most stressful and most difficult thing you will ever do IF you are doing it right. Let’s face it, there are no perfect parents. We are all dysfunctional at best and while we try our…