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Family Night or a Night Out with the Boys?

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“The strength of a nation is derived from the integrity of its homes.” – Confucius We only get this one shot at being a dad. There are no do-overs in parenting. [Tweet This] It’s all permanent. So when it comes to balancing family and friends, it’s important to carefully consider … Continue reading…

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10 Perfect Daddy-Daughter Date Ideas

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Your daughter is excited. She has a date with her first love. Mom helps her get ready and she looks beautiful. There’s no insecurity because she knows her date loves her unconditionally. She has known him her whole life. He is faithful, trustworthy, and fun. There’s a knock on … Continue reading…

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Have Family Dinner at Home

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How many nights per week do you have a family dinner together at home? According to a Gallup poll only one out of four families eat dinner together every day. It used to be the norm, but now it’s a thing of the past. Most families are busy, so much so … Continue reading…

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12 Things You Should Do with Your Kids Every Year

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I recently listened to a TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson regarding educating our children. He made the argument that in order for kids to learn you have to engage their curiosity, individuality, and their creativity. He then went on to make this brilliant analogy: Death Valley is the … Continue reading…

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7 Conversation Starters for Family Dinners

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The Jones household is in desperate need of some dinner conversation starters. Five minutes into the meal, Tony (a.k.a. Dad), having patiently waited for the initial feeding frenzy to settle down, asks twelve-year-old Emily, “What’s new at school?” “Nothing.” “How about you, Jason?” “I dunno.” In desperation, he looks … Continue reading…

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