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My Dad is dead (it's probably much easier for me to say than you think)

‘Passed away, not with us anymore, on the other side’ I’ve heard them all. My dad is dead (and no I won’t break down in tears when you say it). 985 more words


A Modern Father (…and dad blogger)

For those of you that follow me regularly, you will know that from time to time, I drop my usual selfish ramblings about life as a punchbag for my sparring partner, er…I mean wonderful son, and selflessly promote something dear to my heart, in the hopes that they get the recognition and help that they so rightly deserve. 410 more words


Townies - Should You Live at Home During College?

***This was originally posted in June 2013 and the author was interviewed by Reuters. Check out their article on choosing to live at home here… 824 more words


Midweek Moan

Well, who’d of thunk it!

It seems that with the upcoming general election here in the UK, all the backbiting, and mud slinging has transfered, and taken hold in the world of the #BiBs! 392 more words


Dig Into Reading with Graphic Novels

When I was first working as a children’s librarian, I had a very frustrated mother come to me with her son. He did not like to read and she didn’t know what to do. 759 more words


When Bunnies Compete With Jesus: Revealing Easter's Real Meaning To Your Kids

  As Easter approaches, celebrating the season with our kids can be tricky. We are bombarded with bunnies, baskets, colorful eggs and candy. As a mom myself, I’ve been researching ways we can teach our kids the real meaning behind Easter when the world tries to drown out the gift of salvation, the tragedy of Jesus’ death and beauty of His resurrection. 682 more words


Gratitude for the gift of today

Wake Up.  Work. Clean my home. Answer kid’s questions. Make dinner. Do homework (theirs and mine). Do laundry. Have a conversation with Will. Try to connect with a friend. 129 more words