I love this time of year and even though we don't have two sticks to rub together this Christmas, somehow the closeness of it all makes it worth it.
I have never been so close to my family and my kids than I am right now and for the first time in my life I actually have spent quality time with my family. That statement sounds so bad, but Dad's tend to work and bring home the bacon and then pass out. That was me. But during the last three months I have been helping both of my boys do their homework every single day. After a meeting with the teachers, I decided to take on a "hands on" approach. While I work as a part time CEO, and then serve on Wednesday and Thursday I still made it a point to spend an hour from 5-6PM doing just homework. It was hard, but what a change it has made in their lives. Read More