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My son started high school this year and it made me reflect on his life and my own. Sometimes I find it hard to imagine not having my son with me 24/7.

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Parents, teachers, coaches, gather round. If you have a teenager in your life, listen up. I may have stumbled onto some insight into the secret lives of teenagers. And by “secret life,” I mean...

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One of the most frustrating things I experience on a fishing trip is when something malfunctions with my fishing reel, and the line becomes a horrible mess of tangles and knots. Some folks refer...

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There is a right way and a wrong way to tie a fishing lure to your fishing line. I learned the hard way why it’s important to be sure and tie a strong knot.

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As I watched my two elementary-age daughters fishing in our neighborhood pond yesterday, I was reminded how my dad had passed on his love of fishing to me at an early age, just as his father had...

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Since my teenage son has not been packing his lunches for school, he is beginning to understand what responsibility looks like as he experiences hunger during lunch. Should I feel guilty about not...

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Why do so many people make a big deal about being single?

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As time progresses, being single can weigh heavily on people as they age. I get bombarded with questions from friends and family about getting back to dating and sharing my life with someone. They...

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You win some, you lose some.

I just experienced one of the most important days in the life of my youngest son. It was his football team’s Super Bowl game. This year marked their 3rd trip in a row...

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As I started the new year, I chose a different kind of resolution. Instead of adding a new activity or giving up something, I decided to work on two skills: having balance throughout life and...

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