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The Great Equalizer
I have friends that can make anything a competition: sandlot football, mini golf, Mario Kart. That’s how many guys are. We out bench press each other, one-up each other’s jokes, try to win at the office or have the better car. We play fantasy football, want the best lawn, and replace our...
Sep 9, 2013
Happy Single Parents Day
Today's blog post is from one of our authors, Sue Birdseye . She is the author of When Happily Ever After Shatters: Seeing God in the Midst of Divorce & Single Parenting. Some holidays are just the pits as a single parent – definitely Mother’s and Father’s Day. Mother’s...
May 9, 2013
Leave A Lasting Impression
My wife, Karen, and I had only been married for two years when we took a job as houseparents for a group of 10 middle and high school girls. Basically, we became their surrogate parents. Sure, we were still essentially newlyweds at the time, but knew this place and this home was where God wanted...
Jan 3, 2013
Helping Your Kids Grow Up Not Broke
I was busted in a big way recently. This past summer, my son started taking on the responsibility of mowing the yard. Now, I like to mow my yard. No, really. There’s something about putting on my headphones, catching up on a podcast or two and mowing my yard that I truly enjoy. But who am...
Dec 28, 2012
Will is nearly two-and-half years-old, a bundle of energy and the-life-of-the-party kind of child. Everything about him is big sans his physical size. He doesn’t walk into a room. He runs. He doesn’t just say “Hi!” He hollers “Hello!” He also hops...
Feb 12, 2013
They're Gone Before You Know It
Blink. It is happening again! I’m saying goodbye to yet another one. We’ve been through this drill twice already – sending a child off into the world. We know it is a good thing. Dena and I have raised our children to leave the home. It’s what adults do; it’s...
Apr 4, 2013
Parenthood: The 'Dad Matters' bloggers react to a father-daughter talk
Dad Matters Bloggers
Far away from home, a daughter begs her father for the truth about her mother's breast cancer. What follows is the e-mail thread as several of our resident bloggers watch this clip from the NBC show Parenthood and react … http://www.nbc.com/parenthood/video/a-father-daughter-talk/1420252...
Dec 18, 2012
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