I love Thanksgiving, I love the holiday itself, and I want to create a movement for extending the idea of Thanksgiving to a full month
“I’ve run into burning buildings as a New York City firefighter, pulled swimmers from 40-foot waves as a big-wave surf rescuer, and taught Navy SEALs how to maneuver watercraft in open ocean. Even so, I will tell you that being a stay-at-home dad is an intense job.”…” I’m not doing mom stuff-I’m raising my kids…I get irritated when friends announce that their husbands are home ‘babysitting.’ They’re not! They’re caring for their kids.
Don’t start the year with a huge resolution list. You don’t need that stress. Give yourself a hug, your family a hug, and enjoy a wonderful brunch with the people you love the very most, and call it good.
The holidays stress the crap out of me because I want to give, give, give, and all I can give is my spirit, company, hearth, and heart. I feel like it isn’t good enough for those that are surrounded by gifts that encompass the Christmas tree so much so you can’t even SEE the tree.
Make the Ordinary Come Alive by William Martin Do not ask your children to strive for extraordinary lives. Such striving may seem admirable, but is it a way of foolishness. Help them instead to find the wonder and the marvel of an ordinary life. Show them the joy of tasting tomatoes, apples and pears. Show…