My son turns nine today. Originally, I wanted to write a post that gave a snapshot of him now: His favorite activities, foods, interests, dreams, friends, etc. However, while cleaning up our bedroom yesterday, I came across a journal I started approximately ten years ago. The journal is filled with entries from my perspective as … Continue reading About a Boy
It's taken me a couple of weeks to post this, but I wanted to do a quick recap of my experience on the Whole30 program. The essence of the Whole30 can be boiled down into the following sentence: "For 30 days, eat real foods, cut out all processed crap." It's a little more involved than that, … Continue reading My Experience on the Whole30
My children go to a school that they love. Both are well-liked by their peers and the school staff. Both enjoy the learning and social aspects of school and thus far, both have avoided the darker side of that environment: Bullying. I wish I could say that I had the same experiences growing up. Bullying … Continue reading The Lion Who Thought He Was a Sheep
This past Monday, I took time over my lunch hour for an appointment with Nate, my counselor. With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it's been almost three months since we've met. We spent a few minutes making small talk, catching up on how our respective Christmases went and how the year has … Continue reading Prepper
This won't be a long post, because we have a lot going on today. That said, I was feeling slightly guilty after a conversation with a co-worker yesterday. We were catching up on how our year has gone so far and she casually mentioned that she hasn't seen me post in a while. It caught … Continue reading Tick Tock
Well, here we are folks. We made it to 2017. The year of invest is here. Last year, I made six goals and achieved three of them. This year, I decided to take a different approach. As I was scrolling through my Facebook feed last week, I stumbled upon a link to an intriguing article … Continue reading NEW YEAR, NEW YOU!
This year, a lot of people will make resolutions and then immediately break them. Why? Because they’re not really resolving to do anything different. They’re just wishing. - Jeff Goins Lets just level set right off the bat: I'm guilty of this. So are you. We all are. The new year rolls around, full of … Continue reading The Theme For 2017 Is…