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Clark Griswold, a fictional character created by National Lampoon and portrayed by Chevy Chase. The ultimate winner of the dad of the year and also the worst dad ever.  His crazy antics and mishaps make you want to cringe but the love he shows for his family and his tireless efforts to make his family happy makes him an unlikely role model for dads everywhere.  With the holidays fast approaching I always watch my favorite Christmas movie is National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. It has me thinking more and more about how Clark Griswold is actually a model dad and most dads might like to be just like him. But why would any dad want to be like Clark Griswold?  Well, here are some of my reasons every dad should want to be like Clark Griswold. He wants everyone around him to be happy Clark Griswold loves to see others happy.…

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Holiday Tips to Staying Sane “I don’t know what to say, but it’s Christmas and we’re all in misery.” — Ellen Griswold The holidays. Love them or hate them the only way to avoid them is to move out of the country. Whether you travel to visit family or stay at home and host here are some tips to help you stay sane. Make Lists I am the first person to admit that when it comes to the holidays I forget something. Whether it is a gift that was left in a closet or forgetting a key ingredient for that holiday dish, there is at least one thing I forget every year.   When gathering gifts make sure you have a list of all those items you might have hidden or stashed away for surprises so you remember to bring them along.  If traveling, make a packing list so you don’t…

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