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Growing up is a marathon, not a sprint – losing weight

Growing up is a marathon, not a sprint – losing weight

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. My daddy says he has lost more weight than anyone in the world. He says he has lost several 1000 pounds. That’s like more than a kindergarten class!! But after he loses the pounds, not to worry, he always finds them back. Even he doesn’t want to. Too much weight is the enemy in triathlons…

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How can a dad teach his little girl to be more adventurous? | Ask a princess

How can a dad teach his little girl to be more adventurous? | Ask a princess

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. I get scared. Most of the people in the world are bigger than me. Gosh, the whole world is a pretty big place. How can I be sure I will find my way back? I can’t even drive. And even I know my ABCs, I don’t know anything about GPS. When I was little, my…

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How can a daddy teach his little girl to have passion? | Ask a princess

How can a daddy teach his little girl to have passion? | Ask a princess

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. How can a daddy teach his little girl to have passion? To be sure, passion is not the strongest motivator for action. But passion is a desirable trait. And it does cause people to act. How can a little girl find her passion? Ariel and Belle both had strong passions for discovery. Ariel had a…

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A Work in Progress | Lessons learned about life from the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco

A Work in Progress | Lessons learned about life from the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. I study Bible stories in school. Jeremiah was a prophet and he said we were like clay in the hands of the Creator. Walt Disney was the creator of Disney Land. Walt Disney said about his creation, “Disneyland is like a piece of clay; if there is something I don’t like, I’m not stuck with…

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