A Moment of Silence

” And then! Oh, the noise! Oh, the Noise! Noise! Noise! Noise! That’s one thing he hated! The NOISE! NOISE! NOISE! NOISE!” I sometimes reenact this scene from the Grinch as the day begins. The barking dog at 5:15am, the crying baby, the toddler who’s new favorite phrase is “that’s annoying”, and the nine year […]

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30 Day Checkpoint

Let’s paint the scene: we’re driving home from a blow-out Celtics game, chatting it up after a day working in the city. We normally office 5 miles from home but today we ventured into Boston, both of us with meetings there. As we’re talking about the day, the game, our boys, conversation drifted to this […]

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More than words.

5:30am- Two minutes after climbing into our bed… Bishop- “Dad…is it wake-up time?” Me – “No, Buddy. It is still dark, go back to bed.” 2 minutes later- Bishop- “Dad…is it wake-up time?” Me – “No, Buddy, I am tired go back to bed. Go snuggle Mommy.” A minute later. Bishop – “What’s that noise […]

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