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Moments in Amazing Parenting

I pride myself on being ready for most questions my kids might ask. I usually do OK, though it should’t be surprising that sometimes they catch me short and I tell them I have to get back with them with … Continue reading

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Keep Away From My Daughter

Shortly after we discovered our first child would be a girl, I received sage advice from a co-worker. “Just remember,” he said, “little girls are God’s curse on men for being teenagers.” I laughed because I though he was joking. … Continue reading

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A Hand in the Dark

Like every other kid, I thought my dad could fix any problem, had vast knowledge, and was braver than Superman. In my mind, Dad could do anything. He also handled all the scary things around the house (though he did … Continue reading

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50 Things I Learned From My Father

My father has taught me many things in my nearly 40 years. Some of them were things he directly said, and some lessons came from how he lives. Some he meant me to teach me and some he may have … Continue reading

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What it Takes

Chrisie and I often joke that we’ve never really lived alone, just the two of us. That’s an exaggeration of course, but it is grounded in truth. Even in the first years of our marriage, we played host to several … Continue reading

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Men Are Scum

It was an ordinary day at Northeast High School. The second bell between classes was about to ring and all the students rushed to make it to class before it did. Well, all but one. As other students darted around … Continue reading

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Okay, Cry

As I write this, it’s been nearly a year and a half since our son, Jackson, was born. He came almost a month early, but the delivery was smooth and we thought everything was fine. We thought. I was so … Continue reading

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