Family Man

May 09 2017

No day holds more meaning for a family man than Father’s Day.

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March 19 2017

I’ve flown on an airplane with my child a handful of times.

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January 20 2017

Let’s talk about talking. Specifically, the way we parents talk with our kids.

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November 21 2016

My brothers and I still laugh about an endearing (in retrospect) habit that our mom had while we were growing up.

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September 26 2016

It was the greatest parenting play I have ever seen. It happened in a Blockbuster Video (remember those?) in Denver.

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July 25 2016

I was good at one sport growing up: soccer.

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May 17 2016

Despite that the life cycle of every living thing involves some form of developmental immaturity, some people don’t like kids.

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March 25 2016

I was a naughty child.

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February 01 2016

Recently my wife and I had a date.

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December 01 2015

A couple of months ago my wife and I went to see a friend whose 2-year-old daughter gets along well with our 4-year-old son.

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Windmill Island Gardens in Holland has a real windmill, antique Dutch carousel, playground and children’s gardens, and grounds featuring dikes, canals and picnic areas.

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Tuesday, May 09, 2017

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Sunday, March 19, 2017
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From left, Comstock STEM Academy students Macy Cannon, Amaya Gonzalez, and Shelby Alexander and teacher Karyn Medendorp work on a mechanical project in the school’s science lab.

Public schools?

Friday, January 20, 2017
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Monday, November 21, 2016
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With its cooler temps and abundant color, fall is great t

Monday, September 26, 2016