Category: Family

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Freedom from Whining

Do you want freedom from whining? Although I can’t guarantee to remove it in all aspects of your life my wife helped me realize one solid strategy for freeing yourself from whining during planned...

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Happy Father’s Day Moment!

So I’m kind of having a stay-at-home dadding moment. About a month ago I was really thinking about giving up this blog. I wasn’t devoting as much to it as I wanted and wasn’t...

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Telling My Story

I was recently approached to write an article about the “stay-at-home dad” life. A lifestyle website asked me to jump in after their scheduled writer had a conflict. The only catch was I had...

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5th Grade Memories

L, our oldest child, completed elementary school this year. I really wanted to be involved and volunteer at her school, but having children who are not in school full time makes that difficult. Rather...

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Let me sum up…

So  I was going to do a great post wrapping up the last of the year,  but as a wise man once said, there is too much. Let me sum up. My wife, The...

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Zen and the Art of Yard Maintenance

As a child, yard work was mostly a forced labor exercise. A chore to be done. Saturday morning my older brothers would mow the lawn and I would rake. We would weed the garden,...

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How Do You Do It All?

At a birthday party we hosted for our 2nd child I was chatting some of the parents as I interacted with each of my 4 kids. I could almost see the wheels turning in...

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HasBeen at HASCON

Hasbro, the global toy company,  participates in many conventions (Star Wars Celebration, BotCon, GI Joe Con, Comic Con, etc) every year, but this weekend was  the first time the company itself celebrated all of...

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I Hate Camping

My early experiences with camping were church-organized Father and Sons campouts with their magical bonfires, tin-foil dinners prepped by my mom and s’mores followed by sing-a-longs. Bucolic. Nostalgic. Fun even. Then I became a...

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Father of the Year

“Wow…Father of the Year!”: said to me when taking 4 kids to have their pictures taken while The Good Doctor was at a work function “You’re such a great dad”: said to me while...