Hey Emma! Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2019

The history of Valentine’s Day is full of love and death. We seem to romanticize this holiday but its origins are both romantic and tragic. It’s not all that different from today’s teenage girl and romance. We all hope and pray it doesn’t end tragically, but it certainly can be full of angst. In our […]

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Road Trip! Part 2 of 2

August 22, 2018

Part 2 of the series “Road Trip!” The rest of the drive to our destination outside of Detroit was pretty uneventful.  Trees, farm fields, trees, farm fields – repeat.  Somewhere in there must have been a “stop and smell the roses” kind of destination, but we have made the trip so many times, we no […]

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Teens & Body Image

July 5, 2018

As the father of 3 daughters (2 teens & a 9 year old), I am concerned about their own self-perception.  I want them to be comfortable in their own bodies and minds.  I have tried many things to help them have a healthy body image but every now and then my efforts were still foiled. […]

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Spicy Breakfast Hash

June 14, 2018

This amazing breakfast dish is a favorite of Dad and Emma. The veggies in this can be considered healthy, but if you need to cut back on the fat, feel free to do so to make it healthier.

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Not exactly a healthy lunch

June 9, 2018

I really put the pressure on my girls to eat healthy and it is a constant struggle.  They are so attracted to quick, easy, ready-to-eat foods that my words fall on deaf ears much of the time.  I get it.  Easy foods are just so convenient. I have my own weaknesses with food.  Every now […]

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