Tag Archives: inspiration

One of those moments when you think, “I’ve done something right.”

I know it has been a while since my last post, but life has a way of demanding your attention. Here is a small story from this past Christmas. Jake had received some money for Christmas. He asked me what … Continue reading

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It is OK to admit you are wrong,,,and to say “I’m sorry.”

Sometimes as parents, we tend to believe that we know exactly what to say or advise our kids on; especially when they are younger.  Because of this, we are often blinded to the possible negative effect our words and actions … Continue reading

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Smell the simple

Every spring since Cal was little we go out and look at the wild flowers. He happened to stop to smell one and my wife snapped this picture.  It is a reminder to just stop and enjoy the simple things … Continue reading

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Kids gain from encouragement – and return back to us

As parents, we are always encouraging our children to do their best or to give something a try.  We hope they get encouraged, but sometimes they learn a lesson that maybe we didn’t intend; to be encouraging to others. My … Continue reading

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