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How to Teach Your Children to Be Safe

Parents are constantly fighting an uphill battle when it comes to guaranteeing the safety of their children. Teaching them how to navigate the world … [Read Discussion Topic...]

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Planned Parenthood?

It's easy to look at only your own life and make assumptions and judgments on parenthood.  I do it every time I write one of … [Read More...]

The Balance of Marriage Meets the Balance of Life

"Family and friends, welcome to the Ashford Estate." And so I began my sister's wedding, a wedding in which I was … [Read More...]

You Want Me To Put The Hammer Down?

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The Dark Side of the Sandbox

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Inspired to Be A Dad

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Mommy’s Timeout

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What Happens at Disney

We've been to Disney, a lot. For some, I know that this is a once in a lifetime trip.  Myself, I never went to Disney … [Read More...]

Dear Soccer Dad

Dear Soccer Dad, I hope you are enjoying seeing little Billy run around the field with his little soccer ball. I noticed … [Read More...]

The [Expletive] Dad Nod

Today was my daughter's first of many experiences with organized sports.  She started soccer for the first time today, and I … [Read More...]

The Instruction Manual for Two Boys

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