A Real Husband

I’m not the perfect husband. Nobody can be. It just doesn’t happen. Why do I mention this? Because I am one of those guys that “hears all, sees all, but doesn’t know anything.”. What I mean is, I listen to people, but I stay out of stuff and never repeat things. This tends to let me hear all kinds of stuff as people tend to vent to me because they know they are safe doing so. After years of this, I have come to a sad conclusion: Husbands Continue reading “A Real Husband”

Writing Tips: Don’t Be an Ant. Be a Snowflake.

Ever watched ants? They’re very interesting little insects. If you put a sugar cube a distance from their nest, one of them will go and find it. Then it’ll go back and tell the others, and then they’ll all swarm all over that sugar and take it back to the colony. It’s a very concerted effort, and it’s amazing to watch. However, they are ants. This kind of thing is Continue reading “Writing Tips: Don’t Be an Ant. Be a Snowflake.”

The mind is a terrible thing to close.

I remember when the only thing I had to worry about was whether the other kids liked me or not and whether I had acne that day or not. Yes. They were odd years. Being a teenager is tough. But ignorance is also bliss. There are so many things I didn’t know then and sometimes wish I could unlearn. Of course, today is different for teenagers. With so many “anti-something” groups, there’s always some controversy about something.

Even today’s teenagers have to Continue reading “The mind is a terrible thing to close.”

Memorization Technique Using Numbers

I took a memorization course because of the grocery store I worked at when I was much younger. It taught how to memorize lists of items by creating images of the numbers and attaching them to images of the items within the list. You can memorize a list of 10 things with the information I’m providing.

The way it works is Continue reading “Memorization Technique Using Numbers”

All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Blogging

You may have heard the same thing about Kindergarten, but blogging can teach you many things also. Here is how Robert Fulghum’s “All I Really Need to Know I learned from Kindergarten” applies to bloggers and things I’ve learned while blogging: Continue reading “All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Blogging”

Communication is the Key

You’ve probably heard this a thousand times, but the key to being a good spouse AND a good parent is communication.

In a marriage, communication is important for the obvious reasons. When making decisions that effect the family, communication is needed with the family and especially between spouses. Compromise, as I mentioned before, can only be done with communication. I could preach communication all day, but I know you guys have heard it all before.

What about with parenting? Continue reading “Communication is the Key”