A Father’s Love

Burgers and bratwurst, t-shirts with cheesy sayings, and homemade cards that prove more valuable than those sold in any store… All of these gestures will celebrate those commonly ignored but so very crucial figures called “dads.” There are a few varying stories as to the exact origins of Father’s Day. Some say it originated because […]

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One Purple Balloon

One purple balloon slipped away from little fingers and floated to the sky. One little heart broke as the tears poured from the boy’s eyes. In an instant, the carefree morning became unbearable as it seemed a child’s entire world had imploded. All because of one purple balloon. What do we do when our children experience everyday […]

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Dads Rock

I’ve been thinking lately about what’s required to be truly amazing. There is a lot of confusion about this. For example, someone who jumps from a tall rock into a lake is not as amazing as a guy who parachutes out of a plane. How can we effectively rate these men in a way that makes sense? […]

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Holding On While Letting Go

“Dance with me, Mommy,” said one little boy whose brother quickly echoed, “Me. Too. Please.” My heart is soothed by these words from the lips of my babies. Though they are no longer technically “babies,” as the book says, “forever and always, my baby you’ll be.” And so we sang and we danced, each of them […]

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