Children’s Books

The first book for the monthly book review is Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney. This book has been around since the mid ’90s. It was published by Candlewick Press. Guess How Much I Love You fills your heart. When reading it your child, you can tell them how much you love them through this story. It has some funny moments like when the little hare pulls down the big hare’s ears to make sure that big hare was listening. It makes you want to say aw at the end when the two hares lay down next to … Continue reading Children’s Books

How to Keep New Year’s Resolutions in 3 Steps

New Year’s resolutions are always the rage for at least a couple weeks after the new year begins. They can be anything from eating healthier and exercising to trying a new clothing style. Most people say they will commit to new year’s resolutions, but end up giving up before the spring starts. The reasons include not having enough time, not enough money, or enough strength to stay committed. It is even tougher for parents to stick to any type of new year’s resolution. Whenever there seems to be a free moment, something happens with a child and the resolution gets … Continue reading How to Keep New Year’s Resolutions in 3 Steps

Living Loudly

It’s been said that actions speak louder than words. Yet, I spent my college years studying how words can be crafted into amazing, beautiful stories. I discovered how each word has an enormous impact on the meaning of a sentence and in turn, how that affected the next sentence.                Lately, I have realized that actions really do speak louder than words. I can say all the right things to make my wife happy, but I need to step up in my actions. Of course, sometimes I don’t say the right thing. But more often than not, my actions are … Continue reading Living Loudly