5 Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Show Him the Love

5 Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Show Him the Love

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“My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” ~ Clarence Budington Kelland

Being a father presents many challenges and many rewards, as well. Heck, being a parent is no easy task. You will be met head on at times. A battle of will can almost be counted on at least a handful of times throughout any given week. BUT the struggles get buried under the joys of seeing your influence create a wonderful human being (or a few wonderful human beings).

In our household, the fatherly role is played by someone who tends to have much more fun, spontaneous moments than mom. He brings the laughter; his split second decisions that prevent or stop a meltdown and move into happy memories make a difference. The ability to dissuade a situation does not get overlooked (at least not by me). (more…)

Dancing The Night Away: Treasured Moments

Dancing The Night Away: Treasured Moments

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Part of the fun of having children is all the fun special occasions that surface. The moments we share that will forever be treasured.

Treasured Moment Numero Uno

Recently, I had the pleasure of taking my son to the mother-son dance (squee! He finally agreed to go this year). He got to pick out his outfit and he actually decided he liked nice dress up shirts. Coordinating and going on an outing just me and him was delightful. He even said he would go next year! (more…)