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I Have A Problem.

My son is now 15 and commonly SEEMS to be very unhappy. I say SEEMS because I have a real difficult time knowing. Typically, I can tell by the way my kids act, or talk or their body language, how … Continue reading

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We’re AWARE Already. It’s “Autism Awareness Month” AGAIN?

WHY is Autism Awareness month important and HOW can we help others be AWARE? Occasionally, we are invited to write an article or do an interview for Autism Awareness month since we’ve written a book on the subject. Each time, … Continue reading

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Developing the Habit of Happiness

Awhile back we were at some friends house and were having a discussion about Amber’s Dad – who had just celebrated a birthday – apparently a BIG birthday. The big FIVE – O, that’s right, Fifty. Amber’s husband, Dan, then … Continue reading

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Shut Up and Work

WORK! That four letter word that seems to make some cringe. I’ve been thinking about it a bit lately, so to be able to move on, I’d like to “Hop Up On The Soapbox” and make a few simple statements … Continue reading

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Tired? Worn Out? GREAT! Now We’re Getting Somewhere.

Periodically, and again recently, my wife pulled me aside at the conclusion of a melt-down by my 15 year-old son and – a bit angrily – asked, “Aren’t you just a bit tired? Don’t you EVER feel like you’ve had … Continue reading

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Accidental Love Story

My wife and I have a unique love story. And it’s a REAL true-life love story. When Shelly and I met, we were both dating other people. However, due to the fact that I could NEVER pass up the opportunity … Continue reading

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Rapid-Fire

Ricky hit the family with a series of rapid-fire questions last night. It went like this: Dad, how do you wear spandex? Wait, how do you kill a chicken? Hey, do you have to wear spandex to kill a chicken? … Continue reading

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Beautiful

As Ricky was brushing his hair after his shower, he proclaimed, “I am beautiful.” Of course, it’s hard to agree since we rarely see him without his green hat on. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz … Continue reading

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Rickasaurus

Today, with some clay, Ricky fashioned a half dinosaur and a half mole. He named it a “molesaurus rex.” Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it … Continue reading

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It’s Not Funny WHEN It Happens

When my son, Erik was 8, he was still in diapers. We had tried everything to potty-train him. Seriously, if there was a method, we had tried it; but still, no success. Then, right in the middle of Church one … Continue reading

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MEN… It’s Time to Serve. And LOVE It.

Read at your own risk. This is personal and deep (for me) but I feel compelled. So, here you go. Early on in my wife’s pregnancy with our twins, I had a horrifying thought. Now, you should know that I … Continue reading

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