Love to watch them play- and tell them!!

Love to watch them play- and tell them!!

It is always nice to have affirmation that you are doing something right as a parent.  As my youngest son has progressed through youth soccer we have always been careful to be positive but not to over...
Published on: Dec 04 2013
By: DaddyCast
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Leggo my Ego

My youngest was getting ready for his Holiday Chorus concert and I was helping him with his tie.  As I was struggling to get an adult size tie to a correct length for a shorter frame, I commented that...
Published on: Dec 03 2013
By: DaddyCast
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Alone time, kind of

This past weekend my oldest went away to an indoor water park with a friend.  That opened up a chance for my youngest to have some alone time with us.  He really seemed to cherish the one on one time....
Published on: Dec 02 2013
By: DaddyCast
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Lifetime of a Tradition

Lifetime of a Tradition

For several years a Thanksgiving weekend tradition has been a big bonfire at my in-laws.  Living out in the country they pile up branches and cut trees as well as scrap wood and who knows what else throughout...
Published on: Dec 01 2013
By: DaddyCast
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Acknowledgement is Pricless

Acknowledgement is Pricless

As parents, we do a lot of things that go unrecognized.  We pick up after them.  We make lunches for them.  We wash clothes, clean bathrooms and taxi them to various activities – often without...
Published on: Oct 10 2013
By: DaddyCast
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Why are we doing this?

Why are we doing this?

We did the Anthem Moonlight Ride in Richmond again this year. We had to skip last year due to the ride conflicting with our beach week. This ride offers 8 and 17 mile courses that are family friendly...
Published on: Sep 08 2013
By: DaddyCast
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When they make you proud.

When they make you proud.

Recently our youngest went off to an overnight soccer camp. He roomed with one of his friends, who is also on his travel team, and we sent them off in good spirits (always good to have a buddy around)....
Published on: Jul 06 2013
By: DaddyCast
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Maybe they’ll Dig it!

Maybe they’ll Dig it!

I have been playing volleyball for the past 20 years (off and on, when the boys were born I took a hiatus for several years). Although I didn’t play in high school or college, I have really grown...
Published on: Jun 22 2013
By: DaddyCast
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Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day

They are sometimes a joy, other times a real challenge.  Sometimes they behave, but there are no guarantees.  They are our responsibility, our children.  They look to us for guidance, direction and...
Published on: Jun 16 2013
By: DaddyCast
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A thought for Boston

A thought for Boston

As a runner who has completed his first marathon last November, I felt a connection with the runners of the Boston Marathon. In training with the local Winter marathon training team, I ran with Richmond...
Published on: Apr 26 2013
By: DaddyCast
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