Tag: Raising Teenagers

3 Things I Taught My Teenage Son When He Got His First Paycheck

Smile representing a sense of value, accomplishment and pride...keep it up champ!
Do you remember those days of your first job?  No bills, no stress and all the things you look forward to buying without having to ask mom and dad for money? Empowering, eh? Oh joy. (BTW, as I was writing this onboard a Metra train with my twins, they told me to indent my paragraphs. ... Read more »

New Year's with Kirk Franklin at Willow Creek Community Church

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Each year, our team comes up with a theme for a new year ahead.  It honors the experiences we’ve learned from the year behind us, thankful of both good and bad.  2011 was BREAKOUT – a force emergence from a restrictive condition.  With swagger, we attacked 2011, withstood it’s challenges and finished STRONG.  Instead of... Read more »