Tag Archives: parenting

Wisdom From My Daughter . . .

(I wrote this post three years ago, but the wisdom of children is timeless.  Feel free to pass it to others who might need a gentle nudge and reminder! Besides, Valentine’s Day is coming.) My young daughter sensed that I … Continue reading

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Proud Parents . . . Elated Daughter

My life has always been my music, it’s always come first, but the music ain’t worth nothing if you can’t lay it on the public. The main thing is to live for that audience, ’cause what you’re there for is … Continue reading

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I’m Grateful . . . Finally

Gratitude is nature’s natural lubricant.  Life flows a lot easier with a healthy dose of gratitude. I used to be a critic.  A serious critic. An Olympic-scale critic. Almost featured in the Guinness Book of World Records. I could find … Continue reading

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More on Parenting . . .

One of my recent posts was a 2011 review of my blogs about Parenting.  Thanks to all of you who sent feedback and comments about these thoughts and experiences.  I am pleased you enjoyed them. In going through all my … Continue reading

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Sometimes the job is harder at home (revisited) . . .

This is one of my most popular posts from several months ago, but it warrants a rethink by all of us. I don’t care how poor a man is; if he has family, he’s rich.  ~Dan Wilcox and Thad Mumford, … Continue reading

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Hard work, Disappointment and Learning Life Lessons

Life is a harsh teacher, it gives the test first and the lesson afterwards. Every once in a while I mention my 12-year-old daughter in my blogs.  (You can check out some earlier ones here, here and here.)  As we … Continue reading

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