If we’re too scared to truly live our lives, how do you think our children will approach theirs? A vintage Nike ad proves an unexpected source of motivation…
My wife 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 just for kids. There are so many fun and classy ways for adults to enjoy Halloween too… like a spooky Halloween Cocktail! I think you will love this not overly sweet, bourbon based Halloween cocktail!
Looking for a fun out of the box idea for summer fun this year? Check out Altitude H20! Founded in 2018, Altitude H2O is a one-of-a-kind, inflatable playground on water! Yes, on water! Located in the heart of DFW, this is the perfect way to get the kids off screens and outside being active!
Thank you to Al’s Formal Wear for partnering with me to bring you this post. When my daughter was around 3 or 4, our city held a Father Daughter Dance. I brought my daughter on a whim. And it changed both our lives. Every year since then, my daughter has asked throughout the year “when …
I don’t think I’m the only guy in the world who has trouble with gift giving. I want to find the perfect gift, and I’m willing to put in the work! But I always end up second guessing my choices – and worrying that I haven’t gone in the right direction! Something practical? Something that’s all luxury? It’s hard to know which stores or restaurants a loved one might prefer a gift from! And that is why I am absolutely in love with Happy Cards – the perfect solution for gift giving because they are all about options!
Reading to children is important, more important than we know. Experts say reading to children can have a huge impact on their lives, and I’ve seen that impact already on our daughter…. [read more]
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!
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!
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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?
My wife and I are in the middle of decluttering our home in preparation for downsizing to a much smaller new family home. Sounds easy enough, right?
I hope you can help? As a guy, I’m not always sure what books a little girl will like. What is a great book to read to a 5-year-old girl?