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4 Steps to Being a Present Parent

Being a present parent in a hyper-connected world isn’t easy. Everything is vying for our attention. Our time gets divided between phone calls, text messages, social media, emails, news, sports, and everything else that our smartphone has—which is practically everything nowadays. But when do we actually stop to focus on our children, who are right […]

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33 Life Lessons in 33 Years

Sometimes it’s important to stop, take a moment, and reflect on the lessons life has taught you over the years. I’d like to share some of the things I’ve learned about dreams, fear, work, marriage, children, health, travel, and giving. Here are my 33 life lessons in 33 years: On Dreams 1. Someday is today. Deferring […]

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10 Harsh Realities of Family Travel

Traveling with your kids for long, extended periods—three or more weeks—isn’t always happiness, laughter, and smiles. The experience can wear you down, push you to the brink of blowing up in anger and frustration, and eliminate any shred of patience you might have had with your spouse or your kids. These are the 10 harsh […]

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