Category Archives: Parenting

Doing our best …

For me, on Father’s Day, it’s necessary to remember: None of us are born knowing how to be parents. We bring a child into the world with all these ideas of what it will be like. What *they* will be like as children. What *we* will be like as parents....
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Broncos are Topps!

This fall, Blake participated in Friday Night Lights flag football for the first time. The only thing better than spending a Friday evening on a field with 14 simultaneous football games was the fact that Blake’s team was made up entirely of buds from his Kindergarten class. It was a...
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Beach Camp at Belmont

So – choosing a summer camp for your kids is kind of like a full-time job. There are so many options to choose from, but very few offer parent reviews to ensure that you’re making the right (safe, fun, enriching) choice for your child. I want to change that. This...
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There are *always* warning signs

Thoughts on the mass stabbing at my alma mater, Franklin Regional Senior High School, April 9, 2014. There are *always* warning signs. If you choose not to see someone – or not to see what’s happening – it doesn’t mean the signs aren’t there. “There might be bullying.” “There might...
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