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Crisis Averted

“Fire!” The word you are hoping to never hear yelled in your home. There indeed was a fire. It was Christmas Eve, 2016. My kids and I were getting our lunch together in the kitchen. Nolan had his heating up in the microwave, Emma was looking in the pantry and I was looking in the cupboard for a plate to warm my meal. Suddenly, I smelled something smokey and thought it might be the decorative candle on the counter but…

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078 – A Look at 2016

Show Notes Fun Times with Dad: Taking a Family day in Indianapolis and going to see Rogue One at the IMAX theater. I review the top episodes of 2016 in this podcast episode and look ahead to 2017. Top Five Episodes of 2016: Using Spanking in Discipline First Time Obedience Sixty Years for Stefffen’s Jewelry Desperate Parenting with Brad Bigney Dealing with Domestic Abuse 2016 was another great year of podcasting. Thank you to all the faithful listeners. I hope…

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Focusing on Christmas

Christmas starts early at our house. We get the tree up around Thanksgiving and start up the Christmas music in our home. We line up the Christmas movies so we can get through them all before December 25th. We ring the bell for the Salvation Army, flip open the Advent calendar and attend Christmas parties. December is a fun month in our family. Through the month we need to make sure to focus on the “Reason for the Season.” It’s…

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077 – Three Reasons to Gift an Experience

Show Notes Fun Times with Dad: Hanging up the  outdoor Christmas lights with the boys. Give the gift of an experience instead of stuff. Over the past few years, we’ve gotten tickets to some shows like A Christmas Carol and Mary Poppins and built a family day around it. Most stuff has a short shelf life or wears out or becomes obsolete and many times, an experience will offer so much more to the recipient. Three Reasons to Gift and…

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