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Trying something new for the New Year

A resolution worth sharing. My youngest has vowed to try new things this year. So far he has tried new foods, is willing to try some new rides during our annual pilgrimage to Disney and seems willing to try new… Continue Reading →

Parenting is a Marathon

The old adage “It’s a marathon, not a sprint” has special meaning now that I have completed a marathon.  A sprint is a short burst to do your absolute best for a sustainable duration.  A marathon takes pacing, planning and… Continue Reading →

Devoted or Devoid?

Last weekend I completed my first marathon.  It was an amazing experience full of highs and lows, fun and pain, an experience that really taught me a lot.  More on the actual marathon in another post.  For this post, I… Continue Reading →

Conflicts

It seems my youngest has had more time to write recently than I have.  Here is a paper I found in his school work.  It made me laugh out loud. Conflicts The conflict between me and my brother is complicated… Continue Reading →

The Limits of Bonding

The boys have been watching dog shows. In particular, puppy shows. And with that, they are angling to get a dog- a topic we thought we had dispelled, at least for a while. So to challenge the hundreds of possibilities… Continue Reading →

Control your Tribe

Perhaps the most trying time at the pool is Adult Swim.  The kids are unhappy and honestly, I am not sure I enjoy it any more than the normal swim times (aka, kid swim).  Not sure I understand the point…. Continue Reading →

Go with the Flow

Today I am very impressed with my boys.  And with my wife and I- we have, at least in some ways, raised them right.  They are courteous, caring and easy going.  It makes being a parent rewarding and in the… Continue Reading →

The Bad in the Bad News Bears

My youngest son’s soccer team has come a long way this season.  The season opener was a tough loss to a superior team and the kids seemed to be a bit demoralized from it.  But, to give credit to the… Continue Reading →

DaddyCast 212 – Detachment Parenting

The DaddyCast Episode 212 A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip! It has been a while – sorry. Athletic Inspirations realized – my oldest preps for his 5k with his Aunt. Our pet project – keeping fish alive!! Support the… Continue Reading →

Eat out and forget the non-parent glares.

The headline on the paper version of the local area .com (you know the one that wraps up all the coupons with a couple of articles to look like a newspaper- google newspaper if you don’t remember what one of… Continue Reading →

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