October is almost over, but it has been one of the most important, and possibly even defining, for my wife and I as parents. This month is National Bullying Prevention Month and in this day and age, taking the time to acknowledge it is more important than ever. It used to be that bullying was … [Read more...] about It’s Cool to be Kind.
This year has been a BIG one for our family. We picked up and relocated (again) from coastal Virginia to Nashville, Tennessee. And after almost 9 years of staying at home with the kids, I decided to chase an opportunity executive producing a nationally and internationally syndicated morning … [Read more...] about Game Changers 4-H NYSD Kit Giveaway!
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Laffy Taffy and their #HaffToLaff ‘Spooktacular Family’ Costume Challenge, but the shame and partial embarrassment are completely mine. There were so many years before we had kids that I lived up to my name ‘Mr. Procrastinator.’ If you ask my … [Read more...] about Haff to Laff Spooktacular Family Costume Challenge
I grew up in an era when there were only a few things that people did each day. And I’m not THAT old. You got up and read the paper while you ate breakfast. Then you went to work, then you came home. You had dinner, talked as a family - maybe watched a TV program or the news together and then went … [Read more...] about How Much is Too Much Time Online?
Before having children of our own, we had an incredibly grandiose idea about what we were going to do, how we were going to parent, and after watching hours and hours of parenting fail videos - what we were “never, ever” going to do. But let’s be real: it’s always easier to parent before you have … [Read more...] about What Are Your Kids Drinking?