After bouncing around from California to Maryland to Virginia chasing different jobs over the last nine years, Jen and I finally made a decision to find somewhere that we could call home for the long-term--instead of going where the jobs were, we decided to pull a play out of the “if you build it, … [Read more...] about Talking With Your Kids About Online Safety.
After moving five times over the last eight years, my wife and I often debate about what ‘home’ means to us. We’ve jumped from one single family home rental to another - chasing our occupational dreams in markets that support our experience. We’ve spent many holidays away from our ‘house’, … [Read more...] about Turning Up the Heat on Summer.
I'm so thankful to say that I'm no stranger to The Great Smoky Mountains. Every year, the day after Christmas, we pile gear together in my father-in-law's driveway along with his brother, my brothers-in-law and nephews. We squeeze and stuff everything into two SUVs and head north from Georgia. For … [Read more...] about An Amazing Adventure to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
I've been happily married for over a decade, so it's been quite awhile since I've had to deal with any significant break ups. But that's not to say that it doesn't happen. Back in 2016, I started dating on the side. She was dropped off at my house on a Tuesday afternoon via box truck. A lovely … [Read more...] about Breaking Up with Your Grillfriend is Hard Stuff.
As you cross the threshold into your 40s, it's inevitable that you begin to see friends and family disappear. I'm not talking about the fact that they may have moved away or found a new social network to vibe with. While both of those are valid excuses, I'm talking about the word that, if anyone … [Read more...] about The Thing That No One Wants to Talk About.