ENGAGEMENT: No Substitute

ENGAGEMENT: No Substitute

“Can you play with me?” Eden says. That’s the question of the day, everyday. Our five year old wants nothing else than to play with whoever is in her presence. Quite often though, I am beyond tired. Busyness is today’s biggest thief. I always told myself that my...
Just A Phase (Day One)

Just A Phase (Day One)

The OC15 theme “Just A Phase” initially gave me thoughts of the terrible twos and how I couldn’t wait for my daughter to get out of that phase. Eden was actually wonderful as a two year old, but the days of three were no joke. I am indeed glad to be out of that phase,...
Painting with Purpose

Painting with Purpose

My daughter, Eden, is my second favorite person in the world – second to my wife (duh). She asked me to paint her nails again, so of course I did. Now for those who have taken on this task, I applaud you. Painting nails is already a challenge, but to paint a...
Make The Time

Make The Time

I am so busy! It’s not a good busy either. I continue to work on cutting things though. Not to fill the time with other things, but to allow more time for my priorities. We all could use more time. It has a habit of flying. Tomorrow makes nine years that my wife...
BABY STEPS: Not All At Once

BABY STEPS: Not All At Once

We tend to give up before we get started. Why? Because reaching the goal does not seem worth the work it takes to get there. Here’s what I have learned. Baby steps make all the difference. You will be more inspired, if you take the main goal and break it down...