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When Life Leaves You Hollow

October 15 is National Baby Loss Awareness Day. If you have ever lost a love one, parent, child, you know how difficult it is to process and cope what has just happened. But the loss of an unborn child is something that creates a unique sense of grieving. For my wife and I, we encountered this with the loss of our baby that was due in August 2017. A day that was supposed to be the celebration finding out our…

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Meaningful Time With Your Kids

Time is the greatest currency you have with your kids. Spend it wisely. Here are 3 tips to help you accomplish this. 1. Participate Be in the moment and be involved. Games are some of the best ways to do this. Put your electronics away and give your kids full attention. This will communicate value to them and validate their worth. 2. Validate When your kids do something well, honor it. Your words will echo in their minds later even…

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Road to 190: Dealing with Disappointment

So this was my first week that I did not lose weight during my weigh in at Weight Watchers. One of the things I’ve had to learn how to come to terms with is losing. Context: I HATE losing…anything…a game…school test…debate…race…you name it. At my core, I feel like I’m supposed to win every time…every TIME. Ok, with that said, it’s an unrealistic expectation. So when I do lose, I take it very hard and very personal. It’s just how…

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Darius Fennell is a loving father, tech nerd, and advocate for living a healthy and happy life with family and friends.

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