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Why I DIDN’T Talk To My Kids About This Shooting

I felt it come across me like an ocean wave… it’s so familiar by now… the shock, the tragedy, the sadness, the senselessness of another shooting… the disgust. The wave poured over me. When you work in a newsroom, you … Continue reading

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Here’s To The Teachers

My father died 25 years ago.  I was 14 and in my freshman year of high school.  It seems so long ago and yet like many folks… distant memories come back when you least expect them.  He was an English teacher for many … Continue reading

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“I’m a Suburban Mom, I Don’t HAVE Any Street Cred”

It started out as a simple enough conversation with the wife talking about the kids: her “she was invited to a DMX birthday party” me “the rapper?” her “the bikes” me “BMX?” her “yeh those” me “there goes your street … Continue reading

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25+ Life Lessons for my Kids

There’s so many things I’d want to tell my kids if I could just sit them down and talk with them… if I told my kids EVERYTHING I ever wanted to tell them.. all at once. Well they’d never ever … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: If I Ever Prayed

If I ever prayed, I’d say thank you for the family we have. Parents and kids together… we’ve built a foundation of love and support. If I ever prayed, I’d say thank you for the house we share. It may … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: Sorry, but I’m NOT saying sorry anymore

How many times do you say “sorry” each day?? And I’m not just talking about the word. A study from 2011 found some folks say sorry up to eight times a day. That’s probably a huge understatement. Skip the word … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: 48 Hours To Reconnect With My Family

48 hours to reconnect with my family I work nights and my wife works days. She’s up super early in the morning. I’m up super late at night. It’s cliche to say we’re two ships passing in the night. And … Continue reading

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