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Little Ones and Writing: Finding a Balance

About ten months ago, something incredible happened. My wife gave birth to our first child. The months since that day have been filled with a new, special kind of joy that has filled this father’s heart to the brim. I wouldn’t trade a moments spent with him for anything in the world and his smile…
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April 19, 2017 0

Writing With Kids

Being a writer is hard. Being a writer with kids is harder. When your day is basically run by these little goobers who demand your attention and destroy everything they put their hands on, writing is forced on the back burner. You tell yourself you’ll get to it in your “free time,” but oh you dear, sweet…
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September 28, 2016 0
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The Characters We Birth, The Children We Create

“Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” ― Anne Frank       The first week of August was one of the proudest of my life. I traveled to Texas and watched my 19-year-old son graduate…
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August 25, 2016 1