Things We Learned From Our Children Raising Us

As a parent of six, soon to be seven, I’ve always believed that parents were the first teachers of their children. And while there is truth to this, it can also be said that children are the first teachers of their parents on parenting. I’ve gotten all kinds of advice from my parents and little […]

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Waiting for the Dawn

I am a morning person. I make no apologies to all you night owls who have little appreciation for those of us who look forward getting up at the crack of dawn, with a smile on our face and a bounce in our step. The morning has always given me a feeling of a new […]

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Whine and Dine

Sharing a meal together with your family is not only a great way to bond with the ones you love, but it is also a way to get to know them better. We have made it a priority in our family to eat all together as much as possible. You get to see the good, […]

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Low Fat, Fat-Free, or Free Fat?

Low sodium, low sugar, sugar-free, fat-free, low fat, lite, caffeine-free, blended, fruit on the bottom, with raisins, without raisins, with nuts, without nuts…….ahhhhh, I’m going nuts! Heck, just let me go out, hunt down a fat pig, shoot it, and take it home for cooking and eating! I don’t even care if it’s a low […]

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Intention vs. Method

The problem In many of my sessions as a marriage therapist, I have seen a particular pattern with countless clients when it comes to the breakdown of their marital relationship. Often, couples report that they are at odds with each other and frustrated with their communication or lack thereof. Many of them often don’t remember […]

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