Each year, a few weeks before Father’s Day, I begin to notice my wife and kids shadowing me around the house. They pay exceedingly close attention to every little chore or job that I’m doing – all in an effort to catch me say something out loud, like ‘Dang it, these earbuds don’t work’ or ‘I … [Read more...] about Finding a Different Way to do Father’s Day.
Trust me, the more I thought about it, I wish that I could have offered a relatively simple answer to that question, but it’s just not that easy sometimes. Like most parents, we spend 18 years of our lives investing in our kids mental and emotional and physical well-being… but someone asked me … [Read more...] about Why Aren’t You Investing in Your Kids?
I know it's been a long time since you've heard from me here. I've probably only posted twice over the last year and while I regret that - sometimes people need to pull back, regroup and evolve. And for those loyal followers (old and new) that thought I had forgotten about the blog and brand that I … [Read more...] about A year to celebrate? The good, the bad and the ugly.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Regarding the Pigeon Forge attractions & businesses mentioned in this blog, please check their respective websites for an update on their COVID-19 operational updates. For those of you who aren't familiar, Pigeon Forge is a mountain town and vacation area in Eastern Tennessee. … [Read more...] about The Hidden Gem of Eastern Tennessee
2019 marks my tenth year as a parent. But even though it’s been a decade, I still have so much to learn. For example, if we’re being brutally honest, up until a few months ago I didn’t even realize that I had a ‘tween’ living under my roof. It felt as if the ‘shift’ happened overnight - physical and … [Read more...] about How We’re Making Tech Work for Our Family in 2020
It’s only been about two weeks since our hardbound cover copy of the Guinness World Records 2020 book arrived in the mail here at home. If you’ll remember from earlier this month, reading this book with my kids has become somewhat of a tradition. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t holed up in the … [Read more...] about Attempting a Guinness World Records Title is a Snap?