There’s No Such Thing As Quality Time

A Dad’s Point-Of-View I keep learning this great lesson. It’s something I know, but seem to have to experience repeatedly for it to sink into my stubborn head. With kids, there’s no such thing as quality time, only quantity time. Some people actually...

The Lion Outside My Door

The sun shone brightly through the windows as my kids played together all throughout our home.  As I walked into the living room, I noticed the front door had been left open, presumably by one of the kids. With a tinge of frustration I walked over to the door to close...

Family Dinner … Why?

What is your family schedule like? Does it ever seem like all the family members are going in different directions all the time? One way to fight that trend is to make dinner time a priority. Is there anything magical about having a meal together? There could be....

Mother’s Day for the Single Dad

by RJ Jaramillo I was recently asked about how I celebrate Mother’s Day as a single father. It took me a moment to think about the question. Then I realized that, for the single dad, Mother’s Day is actually about our children. I also found that when I...