Category Archive: Blog

Jan 21 2015

Dads and Dove Soap Video

I’m glad to be part of the dad-team and so should you. And maybe I should buy dove soap because of their ads?

Jan 15 2015

Vasectomy – one dad’s story

  This week’s show is about a dad who had a vasectomy and then eight years later, had a reversal. It’s a powerful story, filled with emotion and challenge. If you’re thinking about doing it…or un-doing it, you should listen. Know a dad who might be thinking of the BIG V? Pass it along.   …

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Jan 14 2015

The Reason I Quit

Hey Mom (notice I didn’t say Dad this time), I’m been wanting to ask all the ex-homeschoolling moms a question and thought this would be the best and easiest place to collect those answers. Here are my questions: 1. Why did you quit homeschooling your children? Be specific. 2. How has it been since then? …

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Jan 12 2015

A Letter to Bill Nye the Science Guy

Dear Mr. Science Guy, I’ve always been a big fan. When your show hit the air waves, I thought your method of teaching simple, science concepts was incredibly effective. In fact, I modeled a Bible teaching aid to kids after your model. I mourned when I heard the news you died and was pleasantly surprised …

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Jan 09 2015

The Last of the Firsts

Hey Dad, It’s kind of a bitter-sweet day. Jed (6) lost his very first tooth. he’s been working on it for a couple of weeks and this morning my brave wife yanked it. As I congratulated my proud son it hit me that we were experiencing our last-first. He was our last child to loose …

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Jan 05 2015

On Your Mark, Get Set Go!!!!

Hey Dad, Well, after a rough Christmas and New Year’s, we’re on the other side of 2014. I wish I was a little more eager to start the new year, but hey, that’s the dad-life. I know right now in central Indiana my sister-in-law is perkily tackling the new year with her list of resolutions. …

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Dec 18 2014

The Wilson Christmas Card!!!

  Merry Christmas,    Our big news for 2014 is that our eldest son Ben got engaged and will be married to Rissa Pitt on June 6, 2015…and it’s at our house! I can’t tell you how pleased we are. Debbie and I comment often on how well they fit and complement each other. We’re …

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Dec 15 2014

Christmas Helps

Hey Dad, This last week before Christmas is a big one. Just in case you need a little help in filling it with Christmas cheer, here are some ideas: – make Christmas cookie, Chexmix, or a favorite candy – carol an older neighbor or friend – get a couple Christmas videos to watch (see my …

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Dec 10 2014

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

I’ve seen about every Christmas movie there is known to modern dad. Today I added probably the worst Christmas movie ever show – Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. Of course I watched it with my kids…and we laughed at how bad it was. It was so bad…that we’ll probably watch it again. But even if …

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Dec 09 2014

Gift of the Magi – O. Henry

  The Gift of the Magi By O. Henry (With a little editing by Todd to make it easier for younger audiences)   One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man …

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