Parenthood: the Early Years

The first day that screaming bundle of joy enters this world… ours are eternally changed. In that moment we assume a new title that, no matter the age and stage of our children, will forever be part of who we are. What are the first things to be considered as one begins the role of […]

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Parenthood: the First Family

Exactly who are we talking about here? The President and his family? Adam and Eve? No. This is about defining when family begins. Very early in our marriage my wife and I were introduced to a concept by Gary and Anne Marie Ezzo for which I will be eternally grateful (and one that I will […]

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To Whom Do Our Children Belong?

MSNBC Host Melissa Harris-Perry recently stirred an accidental (or, intentional, depending on your perspective) firestorm. Before I answer this post’s question from my own perspective, these are perhaps the most controversial of Ms. Harris-Perry’s words… …we’ve always had a private notion of children, your kid is yours and totally your responsibility. We haven’t had a […]

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