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10 Encouraging Thoughts for All Pro Dads

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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

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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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What Type of Person Are You Becoming?

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One day when I was playing with my son in his room, I noticed these interesting soft spots, almost dimples, in his wall. I thought there might be a leak somewhere, so I called a plumber. He confirmed that there wasn’t a leak, but I had subterranean termites eating … Continue reading…

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How to Cope with Losing Your Job

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How to cope with losing your job? Work is a prideful thing for us and is wired in our DNA. But most definitely, work does not define who we are. Our purpose lies outside of what we do to make money. [Click to Tweet] Quite often when a traumatic event occurs to shake our … Continue reading…

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Enjoy the Moment and Don’t Blink

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It was a beautiful morning as I walked into the office after the weekend. I was relieved, but also deeply concerned. After a scare in my wife’s pregnancy, the doctors put her on bed rest for several months. She couldn’t work and our income was cut in half. “How … Continue reading…

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