How much television do you watch? The A.C. Nielsen Company recently reported that 95% of Americans get a strong dose of television every day. The average adult watches a bit more than 34 hours per week; the average child between the ages of two and five watches 3 ½ hours per day; and the average […]
Today’s world has reached a curious tipping point. Decisions are made, words are carefully chosen, laws are passed, and protests organized—all because of how someone feels. We often read news accounts of cities or companies creating regulations that, in effect, restrict the freedoms of thousands of people in order to safeguard the feelings of only […]
In light of football season’s arrival, I have a very important announcement to make for men everywhere. And, ladies, please don’t stop reading now! I promise that this post pertains to you as well. Here is the announcement: Guys, maybe we should put down the remote. And no, I don’t mean turn the TV to […]
I haven’t been able to keep the blog topic from a couple of weeks ago off my mind. Maybe it’s because I am constantly aware of “striking the balance between work and family.” Maybe it’s because one of the main characters in my upcoming novel is teaching a parenting class. Or maybe it’s because I’ve […]
It’s 3:30 AM. Yes, I am awake. Why am I up so early? I’m up because the deadline for my next novel is rapidly approaching and I’ve still got quite a bit of writing to do. But before I get started on the next chapter, I have something else on my mind that I want […]
This week, Andy recorded a special Father’s Day video blog that will show you a simple way to do something special even when you only have 30 minutes to spare. Click below to watch it now!
If anyone knows how fragile the life of a parent is…I do. My parents died within the span of a few months when I was 19 years old—Mama from cancer and Daddy from a car accident. They were gone before I even knew I had questions that I would love to hear answered. It is […]