Above all, know that that no one can make you happy but you. Some people have beautiful lives and don’t enjoy a second. Others find the light in a bleak world and are completely satisfied.
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As much as I hate to think about it, it’s that time of year when summer break is winding down and the beginning of a new school year is upon us. If you are like me, you might not feel ready interrupt your summer fun with buying school supplies at the end of July, but […]
That’s when I realized I had a case of the mid-summer doldrums — discontent and disappointed about how the summer was turning out, and bummed that I didn’t have enough time to turn it around. It wasn’t going my way.
I have many friends that spend their summers in the northeast — a brilliant move. But some of us are stuck here in Texas during the most brutal months and need to find ways to survive. Here are some things that work for me . . . but if you have other tips for surviving […]
But, I’ve gotta tell you . . . there is something to the bickering that adds dimension to their relationships. In their jockeying for position or insistence on being right, they’re figuring out what it means to resolve conflict. Bickering often happens when they’re bored, and since I believe that boredom is good for kids, […]
Without good men who step up and choose to love not just their own children, but also the children of others, our society would quickly crumble.
Sports and other activities have moved away from experience to expectation. And, my generation has encouraged this type of thinking because we’ve wanted you guys to feel good. We don’t want to keep score, or only issue trophies to the winning team because that would feel unfair. For goodness sake, what have we done to […]