Teens and Money

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In my ten years of youth ministry I have enjoyed the privilege of working with many smart, creative, and thoughtful teenagers.  I fully believe that teens too often get stereotyped by perceptions that are perpetuated in media and myth.  One interesting thing I have noted over the years is that many teens have a lot […]

How Much Does It Cost: Christmas Lights

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UPDATE: Make sure to read an expensive lesson I learned during the 2014 Christmas light season.  It is something to really consider before investing in LED technology. After exploring the cost of leaving a light on, ghost power, and ceiling fans…I thought it was time to have a bit of “fun” and figure out how […]

Elf on the Shelf, Christmas Bonus & Treadmill Desk: A Year Ago on Dad is Learning

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As I mentioned last week, I am going to try a few posts on Wednesdays looking back at a year ago on the blog.  This week features three of the most popular posts on DadisLearning.com…. Elf on the Shelf Ideas and Observations We have an “Elf on the Shelf” and his name is Pete.  We […]

How Much Is Enough?

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This weekend I set up at a parking lot sale with my parents.  This was no ordinary parking lot sale.  The event was sponsored by a local city and featured 50-60 individual selling ‘garage sale’ items in parking lot spaces.  There were several different kinds of people at the event: ‘Professionals’ like my parents make […]