Category Archives: Family

Buying Time

“Thank you for buying us the time to say goodbye.” No one had ever said that to me before, and I wasn’t sure how to respond. My patient had just passed away at far too young an age. I hadn’t been able to diagnose the problem killing them in the brief time they were my […]
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Hypocrite Is A 4-Letter Word

Note: This post originally appeared on my first site. I’ve re-posted below. Apologies for such a long read… -TheERDad Kids are mean. It’s a sad reality in our world that growing up is really tough, and a lot of it has to do with how mean kids can be. Bullying, teasing, fierce competition at way […]
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The Art of Eliminating “No”

I have three kids. I say ‘no’ a lot. A whole lot. Probably too much. So, I decided I wanted to try to say it less. But, when I found myself challenged with the task of avoiding saying ‘no’ for one whole week, I wondered how in the hell I’m going to pull such a […]
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