Dec 2012: Life's disappointments are harder to take when you don't know any swear words
Nov 2012: Don't hold your parents up to contempt. After all, you are their child, and it is just possible that you may take after them.
Oct 2012: A father is someone who carries pictures in his wallet where his money used to be.
Sep 2012: There's no half-singing in the shower, you're either a rock star or an opera diva
Aug 2012: Home is the place where we share our deepest secrets and stand the most exposed, a place where we learn to feel distinct without being "better," and sacrifice for others without losing ourselves.
Jul 2012: Tears are words the heart can't express
Jun 2012: Remember as far as anyone knows, | we’re a nice normal family
May 2012: If you ever start feeling like you have the goofiest, craziest, most dysfunctional family in the world, all you have to do is go to a state fair. Because five minutes at the fair, you'll be going, 'you know, we're alright. We are dang near royalty.'
Apr 2012: Be who you are and say what you feel because... | those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind
Mar 2012: Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.
Feb 2012: Our family is a circle of strength and love With every birth and every union the circle grows Every joy shared adds more love Every crisis faced together makes the circle grow stronger
Jan 2012: I laugh, I love, I hope, I try, I hurt, I need, I fear, I cry. And I know you do the same things too, So we're really not that different, me and you