An 11-Year Old’s Mother’s Day Plan

This year for Mother’s Day, I asked my 11-year old son if he had any thoughts about doing something special for me on Sunday. He proudly announced yes, he and his good friend Jack had a plan! Oh, how sweet, I thought! [ Read More ]

Football and The Talk

When my son was seven years old, he was already an avid competitor in multiple sports and was now entering the realm of fully-padded tackle football. [ Read More ]

E-Mail From God

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I had been teaching my daughter the Lord’s Prayer. For several evenings at bedtime she repeated it after me. One night she said she was ready to go solo. [ Read More ]

Boy Versus The Mailbox

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Something occurred one day which makes me realize how much we adults take for granted. [ Read More ]

Awesome Car Designs

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Due to work, I needed to stay at an inn for a couple of days. When I arrived there were these two kids knocking on my door. They inquired if they could design my car. [ Read More ]

Fighting At The Football Game With “North Korea”

As a kid, I loved going to sporting events with my Father. While this was never his thing, he took me to games because he knew I loved it.  The most memorable game we ever went to was a NY Jets football game. I think I was 9 at the time, and we didn’t even … [ Read More ]

Extra Precautions

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As an extra precaution, I bought a bath water temperature sensor for kids last month. The instructions told me to dip the wire ending in the water. A green LED light and the word “OKAY” meant the water was just right. [ Read More ]

Play Hide and Seek with Me

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This little kid is a colleague’s son playing hide and seek with me. I think we need to work that out. [ Read More ]

When Math Meets History Meets… The Field Trip Chaperone

When I was in third grade my class went on a bunch of field trips. Honestly, I’m not sure how they were justified. For example, we were studying the rainforest and so we went to The Rainforest Café. [ Read More ]

Mall Cinema

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This bunch of kids are having a good time watching cartoons at the mall. If that’s what makes them behave then, why not? [ Read More ]

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