I have posted a grand total of two posts on my site over the past couple weeks. My goal is to publish a new post at a minimum every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Obviously I’ve been missing the mark!« Continue »
Most of us want our children to be great at sports. Who among us would not want our son or daughter to be the next Michael Jordan, Tom Brady, Mia Hamm or Annika Sorenstam?
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Todat is our daughter‘s 13th birthday. I really cannot believe she is 13! Just like every other parent, it seems like yesterday we were holding her in our arms. I’ve been told the teenage years come with many challenges. Challenges that will test our love for her and her love for us. My hope is we love her unconditionally and always show it, no matter how odd or frustrating her behavior may be.« Continue »
If you were born before 1990 you are probably very familiar with the “blue pill and red pill” analogy used in the title of this post. This analogy was made famous in the film The Matrix.
Over the past few weeks I’ve been dealing with a choice similar to this analogy in my quest to break free from sleeping late to becoming an early riser. I realized I have to commit to one, late evenings (blue pill) or early mornings (red pill). I can’t have both.
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Although I blog and spend way too many hours online via my phone and my laptop, I completely missed the wave of Twitter’s Vine app. Wait, you did too? Well, it didn’t last too long so you didn’t miss much. Instagram Video is now here less than six months after Vine launched. So, will you jump on board, will your family use Instagram Video? What will your first InstaVideo posts be?« Continue »
For the past few mornings my wife has allowed me to wake up next to her and my friend Joy. Although my wife doesn’t really know Joy, she has no problems with our relationship. In fact, I would say she wants me to get to know Joy even more. My hope is they develop a strong friendship themselves. This would make my life, my wife’s life, and our family life better.« Continue »
I have been reading some of the books from the Dave Ramsey team lately. In Dave Ramsey’s book, “EntreLeadership,” and Jon Acuff’s book, “Quitter,” the topic of employee stealing is discussed. As I read it and realized I have been one of those thieving employees, it was a nice gut punch. But even worse, an effective gut punch combo, was the realization I’ve been stealing from my wife and kids just as much, if not more.« Continue »