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That’s Not How We Do It in Our Family

Over the years our children have come home and said things like, “You know, Eric’s family watches TV during dinner.” To which we would respond. “That’s nice, but that’s not how we do it in our family.” Our response served … Continue reading

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The Problem with Perfection

They say “nobody’s perfect,” and they’re right. Perfection is a myth. Really. The problem is, that if we look at Instagram, Facebook, or other social media postings, it might appear that a lot of people have really perfect lives. What … Continue reading

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Put Down The Controller (and Nobody Gets Hurt)

My name is Richard, and I am an addict. When my children were young and asleep I used to sneak into our family room, power up our Nintendo, and quietly play the now-ancient video game with infectious music called “The … Continue reading

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