This year instead of making outrageous New Year’s resolutions that seem to fall by the wayside faster than butter melts off steaming hotcakes, I’m simply declaring that this will be an ACCEPTIONAL year. Don’t get me wrong. Last year was great. I accomplished many things and grew in ways I’ve never grown. Like from religion…

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Standing with my hands in the dish water yesterday, 8-year old Aiden burst through the door, grabbed a drink and spun to make a mad dash back outside. Jerking to a halt, he looked at me sadly and declared, “I’m glad I’m not a grown-up. They don’t get to play any games.“ and with that,…

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Life throws its curve balls. My 10-year old son’s little league team recently came face-to-face with their first loss in a double elimination play-off series. Having been in first place all season they knew they had the skills, but their overconfidence and wandering focus led them to defeat. The team was devastated and tears were…

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LIFE IS FUN!!!  Wouldn’t you agree? The word FUN speaks for itself and rarely requires definition or interpretation. Nearly everybody likes to have fun. But did you know that fun has a serious side and is actually good for you? I’m not kidding! One of the main by-products of fun is laughter.  When you laugh,…

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