Category Archives: Houseparenting

Reflexions from 2017

It is hard to believe that it is already December. This year has flown by so fast. I guess that’s what happens when you get older. The last couple months have been filled with so many struggles and negative events … Continue reading

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The New Adventure

Tuesday my wife and I started working at a different children’s home. We are working as relief houseparents this time watching the kids of different households so the regular houseparents can have some time off. This is the fourth children’s … Continue reading

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Starting Over Again

When I started working at the children’s home 16 months ago, I was sincerely hoping my wife would remain there till it was time to retire or die. I think we are both tired of moving, changing careers, changing comminities, … Continue reading

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The Heartache of Houseparenting

It’s 9/11 and I have spent the day in Washington DC walking around and seeing as many of the legendary monuments as I could. I’m tired, my feet hurt, and I’m a bit bummed out. My wife and I were … Continue reading

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My Anniversary

27 years ago my wife and I were married in Ponca City, OK at the Hartford Ave. Church of Christ. Finding a woman who is capable of putting up with me this long is a rare find. I’m sure most … Continue reading

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Loving Enough to Let Go

True love is not selfish. True love will seek the welfare of the one we love above our own desires. It’s been well over two decades now, but I can scarcely think of the event without tearing up. My daughter … Continue reading

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Trust and Commitment

A couple of our girls insisted upon my watching a YouTube video the other day and it is that video that prompted this post. I guess it was just meant to be funny and all, but the perspective some people have … Continue reading

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