This past weekend was a first for me. I have been associated with football in one manner or another since my sophomore year of high school. That’s right, I didn’t start playing football until I was a sophomore in high school. Keep that in mind when I talk about playing in the NFL. But the way I did football this weekend was a first and probably the most nerve racking of all. Continue reading “Try New Things”
It’s about 2am on Monday night (Tuesday morning technically). I just spent the last 5 hours finally taking off the mower deck on my lawn tractor and assembling and installing my snow plow. You may wonder why I was doing this in the middle of the night… Well, I’m glad that you asked.
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It’s the little things.
As a parent, I am careful to be mindful of my children’s responses to my actions/attitude/words on a daily basis.
One thing that I try and pay close attention to is the hearts of my children. Not the bleeding one, but the fragile, emotional one that parents tend to forget about. The one that is ripped and torn when we raise our voice too often. The one that is bruised when a parent cuts a child down or embarrasses them in front of others. The one that gets kicked a little harder every time we say “not this time buddy” or “I know I said that we would do that, but I just can’t right now.”
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