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Adventures in Fatherhood – Strong Boys (part 3): Grace in Simple Gestures

Go anywhere with a passel of high energy boys and the responses are sure to be varied. They run the gamut from kind encouragement to scowls and the dreaded side-eye. Truthfully, my wife experiences these things far more than I do. She’s the one who typically has to wrestle them out the door for a … More Adventures in Fatherhood – Strong Boys (part 3): Grace in Simple Gestures

Adventures in Fatherhood – Strong Boys Need Strong Stories

I’d like think we read a lot to our boys. Starting with simple board books from their earliest years and slowly graduating to new family favorites like “Poor Doreen” or “How to Train a Train” we’ve made reading to our kids a regular part of life in our family. A year and half or so … More Adventures in Fatherhood – Strong Boys Need Strong Stories

Adventures in Fatherhood – Strong Boys (part 2)

Last June I wrote a blog post about our two strong boys. I prefer the term “strong” to stubborn or strong-willed because those terms are often used with negative connotations. It’s true that our strong boys likely require more hands on parenting and supervision than children who have personalities that predispose them to more compliant … More Adventures in Fatherhood – Strong Boys (part 2)