Let Go of Grudges

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LET GO OF GRUDGES FOR YOURSELF & YOUR KIDS “Hey, my wife and I are in town and we wondered if we might get together. It’s been a long time since we’ve seen you.” This …

Traveling with Kids

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Back in 2012, my wife and I made the decision to take our three children, then 9, 8 and 1, to Disney World in Orlando FL. What a fun vacation and lots of memories for …

Are We Fooling Ourselves?

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She didn’t exactly whack the back of my head when she lifted the lid on the overhead compartment in the plane, but she did hit it. “Watch your head,” she said matter-of-factly, after she hit me. Since …

Surviving and Thriving When Kids Are Driving

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On the highway of life, there are so many wonderful adventures with our kids. That is, on the metaphorical highway of life. On the literal highway, especially when our kids start sitting behind the wheel of the vehicle …

Danger and Driving Lessons-

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Dad or Driving School? Last July, my oldest child, my daughter, turned 15. She was so excited to take the driver’s permit test. There was a part of me that hoped she would fail over …

Take Heart Dads

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A Humorous Look at How the Mother is Always Wrong Several years ago our son, who was then focusing on communication and the arts in his undergraduate degree, arrived home during a break from instruction …

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The Courage to be Ordinary

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Ordinary – that’s the title of a book by Michael Horton about “sustainable faith in a radical, restless world.” Horton speaks primarily of spiritual matters, but I think what he says applies to so much of …