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Parenting Perspectives: Enjoying the real rewards of parenting

August 15, 2011 in INFORUM

With each passing stage the kids grow through, I think parenting can’t get better than this. Continue Reading

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Parenting Perspectives: Business concept can’t fail

June 6, 2011 in INFORUM

I think if I were a young entrepreneur I would start a business that preyed on us overscheduled, weary parents who run after our children from one end of town to the other. Continue Reading

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Parenting Perspectives: Winter memory etched in snow

January 17, 2011 in INFORUM

It seems our family’s favorite outdoor memories come from times when someone’s left some skin on the ground, a sacrifice to Mother Nature who likes to remind us that we can enjoy her woods, her rivers and lakes and even her snow-covered hills, but we should never get too comfortable. Continue Reading

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Parenting Perspectives: Words escape preteen

December 20, 2010 in INFORUM

It’s a darn good thing that my oldest son and I have football to talk about or entire weeks might slip by with nothing more than unintelligible grunts and shoulder shrugs serving as our means of communication. Continue Reading

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Parenting Perspectives: Son may experience a smackdown letdown

November 8, 2010 in INFORUM

I’m afraid my youngest son, whom we call Bug, may set a record for the shortest amateur wrestling career in history. Continue Reading

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Parenting Perspectives: Backyard discovery’s off the wall

October 4, 2010 in INFORUM

On Sunday, I discovered that I have a climbing wall in my backyard. Well, OK, a section of a climbing wall a big section. Continue Reading

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Parenting Perspectives: Father’s football flashback

August 30, 2010 in INFORUM

If it’s true that we partly have children to vicariously relive our youth, then man, this past week, I’ve felt like I was a teenager. Continue Reading

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Parenting Perspectives: If Kate does a dating show, sign me up

June 21, 2010 in INFORUM

If any of Kate Gosselin’s people are reading this, call me regarding the “rumors” about her upcoming reality dating show. Continue Reading