Do You Allow Your Kids to Fail?

Do You Allow Your Kids to Fail?
  I try very hard to let my kids fail so they will learn to cope with life’s difficulties with grace. I hope you try to do so too. When I say “try”, it’s because I am well aware how difficult it is to stand back while your child struggles. Hard as it is, it’s important; in real life there are winners and losers. Not everyone gets a trophy. We all want our kids to be resilient. We also want them to have happy wonderful perfect lives. These two de...

Four Special Dad Memories

Four Special Dad Memories
  With Father's Day approaching quickly, I've been thinking alot about my dad. I have many sweet memories from my childhood that seem to surface at this time each year.. Thought I'd share just a few... *Saturday nights at our house were really fun when we were young kids. All of us gathered around the coffee table in the living room where dad turned off the lights and read us Sherlock Holmes stories by candlelight. *Our original family was...

8 Life Lessons I Learned From My Dad

8 Life Lessons I Learned From My Dad
  Father’s Day is the perfect time to honor every Dad who puts forth his best effort to make a difference in his child’s life. Most dads aren’t perfect, and guess what – it doesn’t matter! Every hug, every joke, every moment you listen patiently, every time you role model for your child how to show up with integrity, you’re shaping your child into a person who will make you proud. Your role as a father is the most important part of you, no matte...