Parenting Category

Back to School

It’s that time of the year already….time for school to start back. In our community, many schools have already started, and most of the rest are starting back this week. It’s an exciting time, and we are praying for you and your children as the new school year adventures begin. Whether your children attend a public […]

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A Letter to Fathers…

To the Fathers… We see you. We get busy and distracted and we forget to let you know it, but we see you. We see the way you get up morning after morning and go to work to provide for our family. We see the way you sacrificially love and serve, putting the needs of […]

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A Father’s Thoughts on Father’s Day

The Third Sunday of June…Father’s Day. What really is the point of Father’s Day anyway? Is it just: The day when ugly ties and grill-tool sets make the perfect combo gift. That one day a year where men get to be selfish and feel good about it. That holiday when our wives and children use […]

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Game Seven

Fourteen years ago, Kara and I took a road trip out west when I graduated medical school. Currently, we are making a similar trip  with our girls. As we are traveling across the country, one thing that it seems every place has in common: sports. I’ve seen baseball diamonds in towns that didn’t even have […]

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Giving Your Kids Jesus Part VI: Live With Purpose

Have you ever heard the phrase “Cleaning the house with a toddler present is like shoveling the driveway in a snow storm.” Can anyone relate? (And all the hands go up!) There have been times in my life that I have felt the “Why bother?” or “Does it even matter?” Here I am spending all […]

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