Category: The Big 3

The Supers

Kids have the wildest, most amazing imagination. Often times they don’t share many of the thoughts their minds process, but the times they do, I’m always amazed. Experts say a child’s imagination has the power to promote positive change. I’ve never really thought much of it outside of enjoying watching their creative story lines and

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The Gift

One of the elements of parenting I focus on is making sure my kids have a healthy and happy childhood. To set the record straight, I’m not one of those parents, who feels my kids’ happiness is tantamount to the beginning and end of my existence, but I do want to create memories and experiences

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Big Three

We say: First came…. Keith says: Me. We say: And Dad said…. Keith says: He! We say: Then came…. Kris says: Me. We say: And Mom said… Kris says: She! We say: Then came… Kaleb says: Me. We say: And we said… Kaleb says: That’s three! Everyone says: BIG THREE!!! (Borrowed in admiration from the

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Family traditions old and new, what works for me may not work for you. The important thing is we work together to make memories that will last forever. -Stacy Coles I’ve always considered myself to be the self-proclaimed “historian” of my family. It has always been important to me to memorialize experiences we have as

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When I was Your Age…

Now that I’m a parent, I often times reflect on my childhood and the way my parents raised me. When I was younger, there were many times when I wondered why they would make me do things that didn’t make sense to me. WHY are you making me wash the dishes every night? WHY do

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I Remember When…

When it comes to famous artists, particularly musicians and actors, we’ve all seen interviews or specials, where parents, a teacher, or family friend tells the, “I Remember When” story about that person. “I remember when Michael was only 5 years old  and we couldn’t keep the mic away from him when his brothers were practicing,

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