Category: Boys

Stories about my three sons.

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Bowling with Jesus on the Wii beats playing Call of Duty on Xbox 0

Bowling with Jesus

One day recently my boys hooked the Wii up to our TV and went bowling with Jesus. (We don’t have any violent video games for the Wii — the older two play those on...

How to get your high school student ready for college visits 2

College visits: get your high school student ready

I’ve been nudging Oldest for a couple of months now about college. Time to think about college, time to make sure you’re pursuing activities that are attractive to college admissions boards, time to think...

I love you, man list of compliments 1

❤ I love you, man

This is a story I wrote about love more than six years ago from my book, Snakes, Snails, and Puppy Dog Tales. I thought it was fitting to share it today, because personally, I am...

A teen's first significant other is a milestone -- for parents, too 2

“Do you like her, Mom?”

My husband and I went on a double date with my son and his soon-to-be girlfriend (it was their first date). I didn’t think about the magnitude of that until a day or so afterwards, i.e.,...

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