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Bad Parenting 1: It Starts

Bad Parenting 1: It Starts

So, yeah…I’m not a perfect parent. Nor do I claim to offer some amazing insight into parenting that will allow any other parent to become some form of super-parent I’m yet to see. Nevertheless, I’m starting [...]

Are You Strong Enough to be a Cliche’?

Are You Strong Enough to be a Cliche’?

It’s humbling to admit this little epiphany occurred to me when watching a movie called “About Time.” The movie is one of those think about your life, cherish the small things and live every day to [...]

Why I Left Ohio

Why I Left Ohio

I haven’t written anything in a while, and maybe this post is just for my own catharsis, but here it is. For those who don’t know, I recently moved away from Ohio – a place where [...]

Littleton 2013 Highlights and Christmas Card

Littleton 2013 Highlights and Christmas Card

We had a wonderful 2013. Here are some quick highlights of our year with video above: – Gavin turned 3 and is talking like he is 10, officially the man in charge. – Katie started 1st [...]

Mystery of the Mask

Mystery of the Mask

The idea was simple enough… Get away from our busy lives for a while, and spend Thanksgiving with the whole family. Norris Lake, TN was chosen as our destination, and we start counting the days to [...]

Liberty is Rising

Liberty is Rising

I was not in attendance at the Young Americans for Liberty Convention this year, but these thoughts by Corie Whalen sum up my thoughts on the liberty movement perfectly. Picture is compliments of Rand Paul 2016. In [...]

Immigration: The Wrong Debate

Immigration: The Wrong Debate

Before my 10 cents is added to the immigration debate, let me say – my mother emigrated from Honduras when she was 17, learned English after arriving in Philly and now resides in Beavercreek, OH. No [...]

Ouch! Next generation not thrilled about Republican Party

Ouch! Next generation not thrilled about Republican Party

A very interesting report, “Grand Old Party of a Brand New Generation,” was recently released by the College Republicans showing what Americans born since 1980 think of the Republican brand. An editorial on the report sums [...]

Two Moms vs. Common Core – a Mother’s Day tribute

Two Moms vs. Common Core – a Mother’s Day tribute

In follow-up to Thea Shoemake and Heidi Huber’s Ohio-wide leadership on the issue of Common Core, I thought people may appreciate a belated Mother’s Day tribute for Ohio mothers to which we owe a tremendous debt [...]

Congress to Exempt Themselves from Obamacare

Congress to Exempt Themselves from Obamacare

Breaking News from Politico in DC “Lawmakers, aides may get Obamacare exemption” UN-FREAKING-BELIEVABLE! Boehner and Congress think Obamacare is so bad, they want out of the system – but those of us who had (in my [...]