It’s become a badge of honor to say it. “Every kid gets a trophy' is ruining our children." It's like when our grandparents told us they walked to school in the snow uphill both ways. Everyone wants to think that their life was harder when they were a kid.
I couldn't believe my ears… Last weekend Ali and I decided to paint our daughters'-- Elliana and Isla-- room. (The color turned out WAY wrong but that's another story…) We added a strip of chalkboard paint and so my six-year-old daughter and I have been
Clunk... [pause]....clunk...[pause]... clunk I heard footsteps slowly coming down the dark stairwell at 5:45 am. Most days Isla, my two-year-old, sleeps until about 7 am. On Friday, however, she was ready for the day early. Here's a pic of Isla and
When I was a kid, I didn’t like Atomic Fireballs. Each Halloween night, my two older sisters and I would come home, dump our candy on the living room floor and sort out what we didn’t like and then begin to trade. I’d trade up my Fireballs to Shel and Dawn
In the 20th episode of Wrestling with Greatness, I interview Dom Gorie. Dom had an amazing career as a Naval aviator and as a NASA astronaut. As a Navy pilot he logged over 6,700 hours in more than 35 aircraft and completed over 600 aircraft carrier landings.