Category: Parenting

How I’ve been finding a way to get EXTRA time in the morning…

Adulting. It can be exhausting. Extra responsibilities and extra deadlines can be the norm. But I’ve recently found something that gives me extra of something I like. Extra time. I used to rush to work and quickly stop and grab coffee. But I’ve changed that lately, and instead I’ve been making my coffee at home …

Adulting. It can be exhausting. Extra responsibilities and extra deadlines can be the norm. But I’ve recently found something that gives me extra of something I like. Extra time. #sponsored

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7 Ways to be a Better Dad

7 Ways to be a Better Dad

Stop and smell the diapers. Just a few suggestions from one dad to another on making the most of the most important years of our lives and those of our kids. And just to be clear, I’m writing this not because I think I’m such a great dad or because I know or do it all right. Nope, I’m writing it as a reminder to myself of a few of the things I need to focus on every day to be just a bit better as a father.

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Dads Just Want to Have Fun

Family Roadtrip to Colorado 2017

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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Mr. Rogers on Scary Things in the News

Mr Rogers on Scary Things in the News

When the nightly news is dark and frightening, I find quotes like the following from Mr. Rogers help provide comfort and renewed confidence in my fellow man…

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Battling “Entitlement” in our kids {A Guest Post}

Entitlemania: How Not to Spoil Your Kids, and What to Do if You Have by Richard Watts

Do you worry that your kids already have a damaging sense of entitlement? Just want to make sure that you are raising them in a way that avoids the trap of entitlement? Then this guest post is for you! Read on…

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Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Inspiration!

Scrambling to come up with a great Father’s Day Present – last minute? No worries, as a guy I have the fast present picking gene in my DNA and I can help!

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Take Time to Be a Dad Today!

Kung Fu Panda 3 - Take Time to Be a Dad Today

Becoming a dad is the best thing that ever happened to me. And it turns out, that my actively being a dad to my daughter – is one of the best things I can do for her too! Studies show…

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Household Dangers – 5 Things to Watch Out For!

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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7 Tips to Ease a Child’s Return to School

back to school tips for elementary school kids

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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