Parents Can’t Fix Everything… And That’s Okay

A father holding his daughter

Sickness has descended upon our family's home and hung around like that one party guest who you wish would leave early but who stays until 2 A.M. We've been like a bunch of sickly domino pieces crashing down on Read More

A Neighborhood of Snow Angels

Daughter #1 With Snowball

This past weekend brought a lot of snow to Colorado Springs. Nothing on the scale of what the northeast is experiencing this winter (thank you God!), but the 7” that fell on our driveway over the course of two d Read More

6 Things That Rock About Being a Dad

Rich fishing with his daughter

On a long car ride back from skiing this weekend, two good friends and I got to talking about what we most enjoy about being dads – things big and small. In no particular order, here are six of the things we l Read More

Father Oscar: What the Academy Awards Can Teach About Fatherhood


The Oscars were held last night, and while Birdman took home the most prestigious award of the evening, fathers were just as much on center stage. The stories we saw weren’t always easy to see or hear. In b Read More

Do Unto Others’ Children As You Would Have Them Do Unto Yours

Concept, paper figures of family in hands

My wife and I did something daring recently. Not because we're "daredevils" or because we like to "live life on the edge," but because we knew—in spite of the "risks"—that it was what we were supposed to do. Read More

Human Life: How Important Is It?


OK...I know I am going to open a can of worms with this one, especially with all of the debates and bills that were up before the Senate and Congress several weeks ago. But as I have been thinking and Read More