Cut the Cost and Keep the Romance

04-24-14-POD

The family budget is always tight. There are braces to pay for, a car in the shop, and the ever-increasing cost of groceries to consider. By the time money is stashed away for college, retirement, and savings for a rainy day, there is little left in the wallet when … Continue reading…

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Build Childhood Memories with a Tree House

04-23-14-POD

Pete Nelson of Animal Planet’s Treehouse Masters says, “Tree houses are the ultimate return to nature.” What better way to get our kids off the video games, faces out of the gadgets, and eyes open to nature, than to build them a tree house? We often advise that creating … Continue reading…

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How to Have Family Fun on Earth Day

04-22-14-POD

Many people honor today as Earth Day in an effort to raise awareness and appreciation for our natural environment.  Unfortunately, Earth Day can end up becoming a political hot potato and polarizing folks with a lot of finger-pointing. In an effort to alleviate some of that stress, perhaps we … Continue reading…

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The Dad Marathon

04-21-14-POD

Being a dad is one of the most amazing, yet most challenging experiences a man will have in his life. Ups and downs of all types happen from the first time we hold our small children in our arms, to the time we see them don a cap and … Continue reading…

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Explaining Good Friday and Easter

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Today is Good Friday.  People around the world will stop to remember this day.  There will be church services and, in some places, offices and schools will be closed.  Why?  What is Good Friday?  What is Easter?  Those are questions your kids may come to you and ask. They … Continue reading…

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