Lazy Summer Days

When you have several kids, those “lazy days of summer” are nonexistent. Because they will inevitably be of different ages there will be a variety of activities necessary to keep them occupied. While one may be happy to while away the hours sitting in their room reading the whole of the How To Train Your

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Ray Rice Suspension An Insult To Fathers Of Daughters

This week the NFL handed out a two game suspension to Ray Rice for his involvement in a domestic abuse incident with his ex-fiancée and current wife. As a fan of the NFL, I’ve got to express my disappointment with the league. Roger Goodell had a chance to make a statement that violence towards women

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Vacation (As A Verb)

Get out. Seriously. Unplug. Step out of your comfort zone and routine. Do things you don’t normally do. It may seem counter-intuitive, but don’t just do the “traditional” vacation ideas with your kids. There will always be room for that, but sometimes you need to let other stuff happen.   This summer we went across

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An Unwanted Teachable Moment: In the face of Bigotry

This is a story that I posted on Facebook, which I would like to share here as well.  Despite the fact that I wasn’t present during these events, I feel as though I was because of the way it touches me and my family so closely. Feel completely free to share this, I want this

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Find New Roads On A Staycation

What a week of traveling is all I can say. This year we decided to take a summer Staycation, and with a little help from Chevrolet, we had a blast up in the NY District. It all started with a drive down to my parents house for the Independence Day weekend. Not only is it

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