The post-Masters embraces of Tiger Woods – twenty-two years apart – were a poignant mirror-image moment.
Bouncing Baby My wife and I have always savored our privacy with the most intimate family milestones. We opted out of having bridesmaids and groomsmen at our wedding, and when baby time approached, we gave a thumbs down to the ubiquitous gender reveal party. To let me know the news of what we were having,…
In many ways, being a father is an abundance of professional tasks. When you work at home, or you run a business, these working tasks can spill over into your home life. But rather than telling your child to stay away from the work, is it time to involve them in some way? The…
Guilt and shame have no game in relationships.
What I learned about my husband that helped me be a better mom.
What’s inside is outside.
Perhaps, the people who don’t want others to complain have nothing to complain about.
On listening to your Inner Winner.
Learning is a constant journey.
Team Family! I have to hand it to my wife. She introduced a fine concept to our boys some time ago. It’s called, Team Family, and she uses it when the boys help out with something, either each other, or us. Team Family! they shout with pride. It’s a cute phrase, and it harkens to…
I was Black Hawk. I painted the skies with the wings my father saw, and chased many dreams an arrow would miss.
Why this Total Parent Fail? My eldest son has some aversion to putting on his shoes by himself. He stresses over slipping his foot in, pulling the Velcro strap over, adjusting the fit. It’s all a major drama, and I sometimes resort to bribes—a coin or a piece of candy. The other afternoon, I had…
No agenda, no deadline, no problem Now and then, my schedule will open up at random times. An hour here, a thirty-minute block there. Maybe I’m not pulled into a conference call, or I’m not on the road, on my way to a customer visit or to drop off a kid at school. This past…
Anthony Carter grew up in a homophobic home and never imagined he’d get married in front of his family. Here’s what happened.
An Ohio family “returned” their adopted son after nine years. Brent Almond takes issue with that.
What had I taught my son? What had I modeled? What had I failed at?