You hear people say, “Nothing in life is free”. And that, for the most part, is true. However, what if it wasn’t? What if there were things out there that you could get ahold of for free? Now, what if they were things that you typically had to pay for but there was a way … More Why Pay For Something That You Can Get For Free?
Recently, some people who I know pulled me aside to ask for advice in regards to their 14-year-old son. They said that they were really struggling to connect with him and that he had begun to rebel against them. They particularly struggled with Sunday mornings as they all attend church but he does not want … More What’s The Answer
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