Tag Archives: family

24 People Who Are Really Nailing This Parenting Thing


Parenting is hard work. We get no training to be a mom or a dad. As young parents, my wife and I devoured everything we could on how to be good parents: we read books, listened to cassette tapes (Yes, … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Laugh Loudly, Leave a Legacy, Love Deeply | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

4 Practices for Kindling Love in Marriage


Last month I lost my mom (you can read her tribute here), and my dad lost the love of his life of over 55 years. My parents were not perfect, nor did they have a perfect marriage. I know that … Continue reading

Posted in Love Deeply, Marriage | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Becoming the man of her dreams and the myth of compatibility


We often go into marriage to find the person of our dreams.  A better (and less self-centered) plan for success is to work on myself…to become the man of my wife’s dreams.  That is hard enough, and I still have … Continue reading

Posted in Love Deeply | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

She’s Not Just Anybody’s Mom


Mother’s Day is a great time to honor our moms.  (Actually, why not do it everyday of the year?!)  Many years ago, I wrote a tribute to my mom and read it to her.  MaturitasCafe has a wonderful and simple … Continue reading

Posted in Leave a Legacy, Love Deeply | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

10 Ways that People are Different


Several years ago, my wife and I took the Myers-Briggs Personality Test (MBTI).  We came out different in every letter.  We used to say that we were exact opposites.  Over time, we changed our lingo to say that we are … Continue reading

Posted in Love Deeply | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments