I've seen the highest of the highs and the lowest of the lows and everything in between. But what my mother, my grandmother, and all the powerful women in my family instilled in us- our faith, and how to make it our own- carries me through. It's like they are very much still here.
Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you're twelve, but every day.
Do I want to be a hero to my son? No. I would like to be a very real human being. That's hard enough.
When you become a parent, you finally appreciate and understand what your mother did.
The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
Being a good dad is all about moments–moments to teach, moments to treasure. It's about the hard moments when we think we haven't gotten through to our kids, and the wonderful moments when we realize we have.
A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.
What is it about grandparents that is so lovely? I'd like to say that grandparents are God's gifts to children.
It's not what's under the tree that matters, it's who's around it.
We don't have to talk about faith and family at dinner—we just show it.