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A Walk to Remember – On Our 10th Anniversary

The walk about which I am writing doesn’t concern the film of that name, though both are love stories. The walk I’m writing about is a trip down the isle of a church that my wife and I took ten years ago today. And really I’m writing of a journey… about the independent paths we walked alone to get to that wedding, and the walk we’ve taken hand in hand ever since.

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Daddy’s Baby Bump – The Ugly Truth

Many of you have asked, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned from the political scene lately, it’s important to respond to allegations quickly. So… am I really Mudflap Man?

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Family Travel: Stop and See the Amazing Thing!

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Let’s daydream for a moment of summer; the summer ahead and the hazy memories of our childhood summers past. Oh, and I’ll tell you the tale of THE AMAZING THING!

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I Miss You Dad

There are certain times and life events during which the absence of loved ones is most acutely felt. Thanksgiving, Christmas and the birth of a child I’ve found rank high among these. So at this joyous time of year, please indulge me a brief sad moment.

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Dads Just Want to Have Fun

Family Fun

Or at least they should. Let me explain. It was brought to my attention by my loving wife and also by at least one commenter on my recent blog: 7 Ways to be a Better Dad (aka: “Stop and Smell the Diapers”) that I had left something important off my list. So, here is that missing guideline on how to be a better dad: HAVE FUN!

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Never Pass Up a Chance to Dance with Cinderella!

So I'll Dance with Cinderella - Steven Curtis Chapman

While reading her Cinderella, our then 3½ yo daughter asked me to dance. I’m ashamed to say my first thought was, “I’m too tired to dance with you tonight.”

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7 Tips Parents Must Know About Child Safety in Hot Cars

As much as you and I want to respond, That could never happen to me! It could. Here are 7 tips that may save the life of your child or a friend’s. Please share!

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I Hate Dora the Explorer

Our young daughter couldn’t look away away when it was on. Dora is like crack for toddlers! But the show drives me up the wall. How about you?

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The Way We Talk to Our Children…

Do you every catch yourself saying something unnecessarily impatient or critical to your children? The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice.

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