Category: Parenting

“I Just Started My Story” by Kevin Corrigan

I wasn't going to post this... ...but in light of the week's events I decided to share with my friends. About a month ago I posted that my son came…
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You 2.0

Your children are a continuation of you. Give them the best of you, all of your virtues and none of your vices, while letting them be their own people. Walk…
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To a father growing old nothing is more dearer than a daughter…

Someone had asked me why I short stem my daughter's roses on St. Valentine's Day, her birthday, and any special occasion we celebrate. Short stemming your daughter's roses have many…
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New addition to the family…

I leave him alone for five seconds!!! [caption id="attachment_1603" align="alignnone" width="960"] "Ho visto l'angelo nel marmo e intagliato fino a che per liberarlo."[/caption] They even gave him a glass of…
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Reward vigor. Punish sloth.

Far too many looking to do far too little and yet expect to get way too much. Lean, lean times are ahead, especially for our children. Let's prepare them. Together.
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From sackbuts to pBones…

My daughter is a trombonista. She chose it...she loves it...she's good at it. I bought her a pBone. It's a plastic trombone that is featherweight and sounds exactly like the…
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Trying to be more Elfish…

Here's something fun that happened in 2012 that I figured I'd share. This past advent season out home was graced with a guest from the North Pole. Affectionately given the…
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Zoo York

I made this handy stuffed animal zoo for my son's room. It's designed for maximum storage in a compact space yet allows a young child access to all their favorite…
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What’s the difference?

A young lady I've been coaching since she was a tween invited me and my wife and children to her sweet sixteen party. She had a candle lighting ceremony and,…
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