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Empty Chairs at the Holiday Table

Empty Chairs at the Holiday Table

This is a wonderful time of year to pause and count our blessings. Unfortunately for some, the holiday season is also one of sadness and loss. I just found out…

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Is Halloween less safe today than when we were kids?

Trick or Treat Halloween Safety

Is it my imagination or is it really less safe for our kids these days? Part of me hopes it’s the 24/7 news and the ubiquitous Internet makes things seem worse?

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A Dad’s Guide to the Perfect Halloween Cocktail

I’ll admit it. Halloween was never one of my favorite holidays. That is – until my crazy holiday obsessed wife and I met. She dragged me kicking and screaming into complete and total Halloween obsession. And I live there quite happily now! One of the things I’ve come to realize is that Halloween is not …

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13 Tips for a Safe Halloween

13 Tips for a Safe Halloween

Pardon my slightly (very?) snarky intro to these 13 Halloween safety tips. There’s nothing funny about our kids’ safety, and these tips are worth a quick review.

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Best Family Car for the Zombie Apocalypse

Picture of the Zombie Slayer Jeep ZS1 – Because the Zombie Apocalypse is no Time to Drive a Prius (from adaddyblog.com)

The Jeep ZS1 Zombie Slayer—Because the Zombie Apocalypse is no time to drive a Prius! Yes, this is a real car. Here’s why you should drive one…

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Daddy’s Baby Bump – The Ugly Truth

Who is Mudflap Man?

Many of you have asked, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned from the political scene lately, it’s important to respond to allegations quickly. So… am I really Mudflap Man?

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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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A Walk to Remember – On Our 11th Anniversary

Our Wedding September 9, 2006

The walk I’m speaking of is the walk down the isle of a church that my wife and I took eleven years ago. And really, I’m writing not just of that walk, but of a journey… about the independent paths we traveled alone to get to that wedding day, and the walk we’ve taken hand in hand ever since.

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Win a Gift Card from RaceTrac!

Nothing says summer quite like some ice cold ICE CREAM or frozen yogurt! And this summer your local RaceTrac is going next level cool, by offering Swirl World locations in many of their stores! Select RaceTrac locations throughout Texas, Florida, Georgia and Louisiana let you choose from dessert combinations featuring 10 distinct flavors – and 41 …

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