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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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Suffering in Silence – It’s Time We Talk about Miscarriage

Too often parents suffer in silence after a miscarriage, believing they are alone, feeling perhaps somehow it was their fault. It’s time for the silence to end.

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Family Travel: Stop and See the Amazing Thing!

Vintage American Family Travel

Let’s daydream for a moment of summer; the summer ahead and the hazy memories of our childhood summers past. Oh, and I’ll tell you the tale of THE AMAZING THING!

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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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Watching the Film “He Named Me Malala” with Children

Why See the Film He Named Me Malala? The film fosters awareness of issues surrounding the importance of girls’ education and shows how the ordinary person can take action to help girls around the world. The film tells the story of Malala, and her struggle to make education for girls a worldwide right! Who is Malala? …

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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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20 Things Guys Should Never Wear | What Women Wish Men Knew

Would you wear this?

You girls know the things we guys should never wear, but some of you are too nice to tell us. You’re not doing yourself or us a favor by keeping it secret.

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Frozen: Disney Changes its Tune on True Love

Elsa from Disney's Frozen - You can't marry a man you just met !

In Disney’s Oscar nominated animated film Frozen, I was pleased to see they intentionally skewer their own fairy tale meme about “true love”. Did you see it?

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