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Monday, May 20, 2019

Running on Empty: Captain Marvel controversy is ridiculous

If you’re a fan of Marvel movies, then you’ve heard about the new movie coming out this week bearing the entertainment company’s moniker, Captain...

Running on Empty: We connect with our kids more than we think…

My kids are growing up in the birth to dentures screen-time age. The age of the device. The age of split attention spans and...

Running on Empty: Family vacations are great … right?

I saw a Family Circus cartoon strip one Sunday morning, one of those two-panel jobs with a before and after shot. The first panel...

Running on Empty: Baseball is more than just a game…

Baseball has a special place in my life. My dad always loved it, and he made sure to pass that down to the rest...

Running on Empty: Goodbye, Christmas…

Christmas decorations are a beast. After weeks of decorating for the holidays and a couple months enjoying them, it’s time to start reverting to...

Running on Empty: Yes, kids are worth it

I saw a tweet that became mildly popular yesterday. Like most mildly popular tweets, it was divisive. Unlike most mildly popular divisive tweets, it...

Running on Empty: This business of growing up

If you’re under the age of 40, you’ve probably made a big deal about ‘adulting’ at some point in the last few years. Maybe...

Running on Empty: What we keep from Christmas

As a kid, Christmas was about getting my Red Ryder BB gun. Of course, that Red Ryder took many forms.

Running on Empty: Seek quantity time over quality time in marriage

As a therapist specializing in marriage and family counseling, I can tell you with a high degree of certainty what a...

Running on Empty: Nothing quite like being a kid on Christmas

When I was a kid, a euphoric anxiety followed me around for weeks, whispering about gifts and bows and the endless possibilities inside. It...