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How to Raise Your Standards as a Man

raise your standards

“You have competition every day because you’ve set such high standards for yourself that you have to go out every day and live up to that.” – Michael Jordan. How do you raise your standards in a world that does everything it can to motivate you into lowering them? … Continue reading…

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The Greatest Lessons from Children’s Christmas Specials

christmas specials

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The air is crisp, decorations are going up, and a fire is blazing in the fireplace. I can’t think of anything about this season that I don’t like. There is something about the Christmas season that immediately brings back the excitement … Continue reading…

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3 Keys of Family Leadership

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Happy Thanksgiving! Immediately after the holiday, I will be headed to Pittsburgh to play the Steelers. It is a true blessing to play in the NFL; however, one of the hardest parts is traveling away from my family. Several months ago, we went to West Virginia for training camp. … Continue reading…

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10 Encouraging Thoughts for All Pro Dads

encouraging thoughts

To all the fathers who brave outdoor high school football stadiums during the dead of winter just to see their son sit on the bench the entire game, we say, “Well done”.  To all the dads who sit on rock hard folding chairs to see their daughter’s two minute … Continue reading…

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10 Specific Compliments to Give Your Children

specific compliments to give your children

Baseball umpires are often vilified by fans and players alike. The best umps, like the best offensive lineman, are anonymous. You should hardly notice them. But when they do make a mistake, they’re noticed and hated. So what does this have to do with parenting? Everything. Is the only … Continue reading…

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