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 …

It Happened “On Accident”

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Betty Clendening was a force to be reckoned with and our son was experiencing the full extent of her indignation. The two of them stood in front of my desk – Mrs. Clendening with her …

When Co-Parenting is Difficult

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Dr. Jennifer Baker — Founder & Director of Good Dads Our Good Dads podcast recently received feedback from a listener who wondered about how a dad could be engaged in his child’s life when the …

Gaming Guidelines: Part 2

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Joel Hunter, School Counselor and Game Player In this blog, Joel continues to explain many helpful things about gaming which he began in last week’s blog. For a refresh or review, see the blog post …