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The Illusion of Perfect Parenting

August 11, 2015
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My goals as a parent are to build strong relationships with my children by nurturing them with love, respect and guidance. To set boundaries, but without too much interference. I want to be close and trusted enough that they will feel comfortable coming to me with their problems and will want to spend time with me when they’re older. In hindsight, the first three years of Judah’s life didn’t seem very challenging in the way of parenting. I proactively read…

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Guest Post: On Being Adopted & Being a Father

June 17, 2012
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Ok. Honest Truth: When my wife asked if I would like to do a guest blog for Father’s Day, my first instinct was to roll my eyes. Is this how I am going to spend my morning? Writing a blog post? Seriously? It’s Father’s Day! Shouldn’t I be able to wake up when I want, watch the game, drink my favorite beer and just relax? I run my own business and I’m pretty much glued to a laptop or phone…

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5 Lessons My Child Taught Me

December 21, 2011
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Judah has brought a renewed sense of purpose to my life and has shown me the true meaning of unconditional love. In honor of his first birthday, I would like to share five meaningful lessons my son has taught me. Be in the moment Children live in the present moment without thinking, they just feel. They are free from tension, anxiety, stress and fear. They don’t worry about making mistakes or what other people think. They have a sense of…

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