There was one final step. We had to make sure the grill would light. My father and I determined we would light a match, throw it in, and turn the knob at the same time. And pray.
My Competitive Son Wants Only to Win. Have I Done Wrong?
My son is obsessed with winning in sports, and nothing else matters. I wonder if he is too competitive, and what kind of child are my wife and I raising.
Why You Can’t Get Parenting Right No Matter How Long, Hard You Try
Any of you feel like your parenting masters no matter how many years experience you have? Yeah, me neither. I’d settle for pretty good. Some days I’d take not awful.
Thanksgiving Tradition Carries On, Despite Family Naming the Turkey
There’s no secret formula to forming those traditions – at least none I’m aware of. Well, repetition seems like a needed ingredient.
Father Makes Memories Now In Hope Son Remembers Them Later
Even if we don’t remember all the details – and no one does – we remember snatches of time and the feelings they gave us then.
You Can Put Dad in the Suburbs, But You Can’t Make Him Fit in
We appreciate the hum of crickets, bunnies running around freely, and the thrill of the UPS delivery in the suburbs. But stil …