Dads, Let’s Invest!

Dads, Let’s Invest!

Not everybody has a father who is engaged or has taken an active role in their lives. One way this has really been highlighted is by the existence of a YouTube channel called, “Dad, How Do I?” where Rob Kenney makes how-to videos that teach practical skills (and share...
Cleaning Up

Cleaning Up

I’m a clean freak. I like stuff in my house clean. I like my car to be clean. I like for my yard to look “clean” and manicured. I am sure that about half of the people reading this can relate to me while the other half don’t mind it as much if things are a little...
Content People Compare Down

Content People Compare Down

When my kids were still little, our family would often spend some of our summer time at another family’s cottage. Swimsuits and sunscreen in tow, we’d leave our modest home and drive away to spend a weekend or so at a lake house getaway that seemed like paradise. The...
Conflict and Tension

Conflict and Tension

We all know this from personal experience, but I think there’s something valuable about saying it so plainly: Every now and then in family life, you just aren’t going to get along. For anybody who has been discouraged lately because you feel like family life has been...
Best to Forgive in Marriage

Best to Forgive in Marriage

Forgiveness comes in all shapes and sizes. There are some things in marriage that are easy to forgive. Your spouse forgets to pick up an item on their way home from work, and now you have to go out to the grocery store and get it yourself. While the inconvenience it’s...