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Just Wait…

Think THIS is special? Think THAT experience was mind-blowing? OH—Just Wait… Well into our mid-thirties, my wife and I just had our first baby. Like most first-time parents, we’re not only overjoyed, we’re right certain that our newborn baby is… well…  perfect. As a veteran classroom teacher, I’ve been working Read more…


Can I Give 150%?

Blogger’s Note: This is a follow-up to my recent post: Can I Give 200%?. I realize I can’t give 200%. I’m so grateful for all of your comments, guidance, and advice upon my reaching out. I’m blessed with an amazing network of friends. This life experience has changed me. I’m Read more…


You Have to LIVE IT!

I thought I knew. But really? I had NO idea. As my wife and I were expecting our first child, we did everything we could think of to prepare our son for a wonderful welcome to the world. We read books. We prayed. We were constantly monitoring our environment and Read more…


The Heart. Beats…

So busy. So ordinary. Another routine, fourteen-hour work day was underway. But there was that appointment in the afternoon. And I had NO idea just what kind of extraordinary awaited. With both of us working as fifth grade teachers and After School directors, and also taking work home every night, Read more…