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Household Dangers – 5 Things to Watch Out For!

Everyday Poisons in Our Homes (1)(1)

Our children are precious to us. We talk to them about stranger danger, and we baby proof the house! We do whatever we think we need to, to keep them safe! But there are 5 Household Dangers you may be overlooking. Things common to most homes, and yet they can be deadly for children. Be …

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A Walk to Remember – On Our Anniversary

The walk about which I am writing doesn’t concern the film of that name, though both are love stories. The walk I’m writing about is a trip down the isle of a church that my wife and I took nine years ago today. And really I’m writing of a journey… about the independent paths we walked alone to get to that wedding, and the walk we’ve taken hand in hand ever since.

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Dads Just Want to Have Fun

Family Fun

Or at least they should. Let me explain. It was brought to my attention by my loving wife and also by at least one commenter on my recent blog: 7 Ways to be a Better Dad (aka: “Stop and Smell the Diapers”) that I had left something important off my list. So, here is that missing guideline on how to be a better dad: HAVE FUN!

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7 Tips to Ease a Child’s Return to School

Summer is wrapping up and I don’t know about your kids, but our little girl has not been hiding her feelings about going back to school…

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Never Pass Up a Chance to Dance with Cinderella!

So I'll Dance with Cinderella - Steven Curtis Chapman

While reading her Cinderella, our then 3½ yo daughter asked me to dance. I’m ashamed to say my first thought was, “I’m too tired to dance with you tonight.”

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7 Tips Parents Must Know About Child Safety in Hot Cars

As much as you and I want to respond, That could never happen to me! It could. Here are 7 tips that may save the life of your child or a friend’s. Please share!

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What were you Born to Do?

Have you ever wondered how the world would be different without the people you love in it? How it would be different for those you love – without you in it?

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Father’s Day? Get a Kohl’s Gift Card! Here’s how I used mine…


You need to check out the shopping haul this dad brought home from Kohl’s for Father’s Day!

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See my Electronics & Patio Space Makeover from 5miles!

how to use 5miles

Check out the awesome electronics and home products I bought securely from local vendors using the 5miles App!

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