Posts tagged with ‘kid schedules’

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Sports..why do I care so much?

by Mbecker

I push my kids to be athletes! I am not proud of it…well, maybe sometimes. I think sports are important in a kid’s life and I want them to become conditioned and love sports like I did. Is there anything wrong with that? No…not until it goes over the edge. I like to teeter at […]

Morning in the Mountains: The Blessing of Challenges

by Mike Poff

Mornings around here start out with a nearly peculiar amount of peace and quiet. Around 5am inside our mountain home near the Crest of the Blue Ridge little stirs in the wee hours. That is except my wife Pam who by my wake-up has been rolling for an hour or more.  Her fleeting fingers in […]

What Is It Like To Be A SAHD?

by Shannon Carpenter

I am often asked what it’s like to be a stay at home dad.  Sometimes it’s by the curious who want to know what a man and a couple of minions do all day.  Sometimes its by the shocked who think that there is no such thing as a stay at home dad, only an […]

Get Into Shape, Dad Style

by Chris Singer

“I do not like broccoli. And I haven’t liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I’m President of the United States and I’m not going to eat any more broccoli.” – George H.W. Bush “A man too busy to take care of his health is like […]

To expect or not to expect, Children will be children…

by Bboisvert

I often think to myself, “Am I expecting too much?” It seems as though the answer would be a simple one after so many years of parenting, but no such luck! Watching my children grow and develop through the years has given me something I couldn’t possible put into the right words but it hasn’t […]

Review of “The Evolution of Dad”

by Al Watts

Last week I was given a unique opportunity to view an advanced screening of the documentary, “The Evolution of Dad,” and more than once I had to wipe a tear from my eye. It made me think about the kind of dad my dad was and the kind of dad I am to my kids. […]

Jump-Rope-a-Thon is a priority, according to my dad!

by Mbecker

Well, for the first time I had to make a decision to have my daughter skip a basketball game in favor of her dance team practice. Did I like to make this decision…no. Was it the right decision…yes. I say it was the right decision, but I am not sure I really believe that. For […]

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