Why do people give up on their dreams? What is it that causes a person who, as a young individual who had goals and a passion for them, to simply give up and stop pursuing them? My personal opinion, I think most people have become content with what they have. Routine has settled in and they have … More Why do we give up?
I get frustrated easily when I cannot figure out how something works. It’s as if there is no amount of understanding that can help me in accomplishing certain tasks. However, there are other things that make perfect sense to me and I can nearly do in my sleep. Why is it that certain tasks seem … More Keep Your Mind Sharp
Have you ever had someone tell you that they just weren’t in love with you anymore? I mean, you were in a solid relationship (or so you thought) with that individual and then, out of nowhere, they just don’t feel that way anymore. The feeling is gone, they say. Or, even worse, the magic that … More Love Is A Choice
It is no secret, at this point, that I rely heavily on a fairly strict daily schedule to keep me on task. It is broken down into areas of importance and is based on Dwight Eisenhower and Stephen Covey’s theories in regards to time management. Using these theories, a person can easily identify things that … More You’ve Still Got Time
Do you ever have one of those moments where you know that your life is changing? I mean, most of the time, we are not aware of how much we are changing until years down the road. It’s easier to consider these things in restrospect but what about when you are in the moment?
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?
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
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