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Time Out

While it’s not hugely popular in today’s society, I have never made apologies for the fact that I believe in spanking.  I absolutely do not believe in any form of abuse, but I most certainly believe in discipline.  The funny thing is that as…

November 28, 2011
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Who She Is

I had a profound conversation yesterday.  I spoke to Sailini, who owns/operates the montessori school Brynna attends.  The crux of our conversation was this: So often, kids spend 18 years reacting to the stimuli placed in front of them and then another 10 years…

October 6, 2011
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Black and White

Black and White.  Yes and No.  Wrong and Right. How much of our nation’s history has been tied up in this issue?  How much of our own personal strife is a result of this contrast?  There is a secret that has been alluding people…

May 7, 2011
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Today has been a test.  I knew when we started that it was going to be one of those days when Brynna pushes me extra hard.  She’s tired and she misses her daddy.  Even more than usual, she needs to know she can trust…

March 9, 2011