Category Archive: Blog

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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Dec 09 2014

That’s so D! – Christmas Dancing

Now this is what I’m talking about when I say, “That’s so D!” These dads still got it!!!

Dec 09 2014

RV Rental – an Insider’s Thoughts

Caleb Morris is my kind of dad. He chose the path less traveled because it looked like a good path for his family. He RENTED an RV and hit the road. Recently I asked him to give us his best tips for any dad who might be consider doing the same thing. Here’s what he …

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Dec 08 2014

A Sample of the Familyman’s Christmas Treasury

Hey some of you have asked for a sample of the Familyman’s Christmas treasury. Here you go.. . GO Shopping!!!!

Dec 05 2014

The Reason for Christmas (Family activity)

Hey Dad, I thought I’d have my kids look up these Christmas verses and then write down the reasons for HIS coming. I’ll aslo tell them to draw a Christmas tree in their Bible next to each verse so they’ll stumble upon them in the years to come. When they do, they’ll be reminded once …

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Dec 04 2014

Merry Tifton by D. James Kennedy

I heard D. James Kennedy tell this story 25 years ago on the radio and it stuck in my head. I found it and thought you might enjoy reading it to your family this Christmas.   Merry Tifton By D. James Kennedy djameskennedy.com   Once upon a time, long ago and far away in a …

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Dec 03 2014

Caring for Your Family After You Die

Hey Dad, I got a letter from the wife of a fellow familyman the other day. He died in September and this is what she said:   “Hello there. I wanted to send you a thank you for your wonderful ministry. It has meant so much to my husband and myself. I am leaving your mailing list …

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