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This is the meaning of life.

It starts with a smile, an introduction and a pair of googly eyes. Two hearts beating a little faster than usual and and a shared connection that transcends any interaction you’ve ever had which fills you up inside like a balloon that might just float away into the sunset. It’s real and it’s powerful and while it’s the only thing

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A Stubborn boy

My middle son is a damned stubborn child. He gets it from his mother of course. Stubbornness though can serve a person well, when tempered with wisdom, and focus and courage. It’s an essential ingredient to greatness; the x-factor that separates the best of us from the rest of us. Left untended however, stubbornness will simply burn a person up from

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Smiles are fun to do

I just want my kids to be happy. Don’t we all? Every parent shares this sentiment and I think every parent utters this phrase eventually, “I just want my kids to be happy.” As if happiness was the consolation prize. As if happiness was some microwavable sandwich one could just pick up at the gas station for two bucks. Happiness

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