Tag Archives: Parenting

If the Apostle Paul had Teenagers


A young Catholic priest decided to enter a monastery. He joined one particularly strict sect. The head monk told him, at his indoctrination, that they were sworn to TOTAL silence. That meant that they could not speak one word at … Continue reading

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What My Son Has Become


The puffy white clouds on my descent into Memphis reassured me that I was finally slowing down. I had been on the road for twelve days. My journey had taken me to Denver, Cheyenne, Nashville, Daytona Beach, and now Memphis. … Continue reading

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Parenting by Playstation


Here is a repost from my former New Mexico Newspaper column, The Lighter Side. When was the last time you saw a child actually get disciplined? Today, it appears that parents have switched the book of ‘effective parenting’ for a … Continue reading

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