How you view setbacks will determine how far you go. Did you notice I didn’t say how you handled setbacks, but rather how you viewed them? And how you view setbacks is decided by the first thing you decideto say about them. Example: my father is a positive person, ergo he dealt with nearly everything I can recall positively, including negative things. There were very few … Continue reading I Decided to
I have four daughters and one wife. That’s five women in my immediate vicinity every morning. Growing up with only one brother was…. different. Less talk and more eating. It’s very interesting, and amusing for my mother that I am the one who most often deals with the emotional highs and lows of my own girls. My wife certainly … Continue reading Mornings with Daughters
I feel like a psychologist who’s not any good and not getting paid. I started tweeting (@CoreyKope) most mornings that I have the …um… pleasure of getting five girls ready for school. They usually go something like “Restart the mornings-without-crying counter!” followed by a description of the latest emotional disaster in the Kope home. If you’re looking to judge my parenting skills you should maybe … Continue reading Restart the Mornings-Without-Crying Counter
Fathers can become good at pretending. Being a father today is not easy. From the moment your wife walks down the isle you know… it ain’t about you anymore buddy! She gets her wake up call when your kids come along so that everyone can be equally disappointed! My life as a father is an adventure all right, one horrible one after another! (Not … Continue reading The Pretenders. Shame on You!