It is so easy to break your child. Now, I don’t mean physically. When Sydney was a baby, our pediatrician told us that babies are made of rubber, it is really hard to break them. (I won’t put that person’s name here because many of you might disagree and want to send hate mail). What … More 5 Things You Should Never Say to Your Children
The number of people who spend any amount of time on social media these days is staggering. There is so much online activity that society can truly say that it is engaged in a global conversation. Many people do this as a casual activity, a means to stay connected to family and friends (and also … More Keep Your Linkedin Account On Point
You hear the following statement all the time. “There is no ‘I’ in team.” People say this to emphasize the importance of teamwork and it is used across the spectrum of life. Anything that is relational will also require teamwork. Marriage requires teamwork. Parenting requires it as well. To an extent, living next door to … More Who Is On Your Team?
Okay. So, I want to back up to Friday and talk a little bit about my day…. kinda. It wasn’t anything special or out of the ordinary. We got up in the morning and did changeover with the relief house parents and began our four day weekend. The kids got up and got ready for … More My Wife Is Bananas & I Love It
A few years ago, I was diagnosed with sleep apnea. My wife had suspected for quite a while that this might be the case because I would wake up multiple times over the course of a night and often times would seem to stop breathing while I was asleep. After completing a sleep study, I … More Get a Good Night’s Sleep
If you had a time machine in your home and could go back and take a peek at life before you were here, would you find yourself surprised at what you found? Would it look drastically different than life today or would people be relatively similar? Now, obviously, technology has changed life but what about people? … More Know Your Role
I was at the mall with my residents this weekend and made an observation that is not necessarily a new one. Malls today are not nearly as big as they used to be. I’ve noticed this over time but had not really put much thought to it until recently. In the past, I assumed that … More Be Careful Who You Do Business With
Sometimes you have to walk away from everything and simply take a break. It’s good for you.