A Father Has to Be…

  “A father has to be a provider, a teacher, a role model, but most importantly, a distant authority figure who can never be...

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I Never Got Along…

I never got along with my dad. Kids used to come up to me and say, “My dad can beat up your dad.” I’d say, “Yeah?...

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To Be a Reader

“I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn’t be daunting,...

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When Kids Hit 1

“When kids hit 1 year old, it’s like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They...

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Never raise your hand…

“Never raise your hand to your kids. It leaves your groin unprotected.” ~Red Buttons

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twain on teens

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I...

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