Ice Cream Is Fun

How to be a fun dad and not a fail dad One year on Father’s Day I got some great news. That morning at church the kids teacher had them make a sign for their dads that had one word on it that describes their dad. There were many funny answers and some odd ones…

6 Going On 16

Well, it happened. My oldest graduated….from kindergarten. I’m a wreck. I fought back tears the whole time during the little mini ceremony. I’m crying now while I type this and I’ll probably cry all next week knowing one stage has ended and another is just starting. They warned me when my wife and I found…

4 Easy Ways To Be A Great Dad

There are many ways to be a great dad. And there are just as many, if not more, ways to be a terrible one. When thinking about parenting and all the in’s and out’s it can be overwhelming to strive be awesome at it. So for those of us who like to keep things clear…

Take A Hike

I love autumn. Autumn? Never heard of her. Just kidding, but really the fall is one of my favorite times of year. I’m a big get outside and get into nature kind of guy so living in Central New York during the months of September, October, and November are great. Love leaves changing, wearing hoodies,…

Being a Fat Dad is Awesome

Being a fat dad is awesome. False. It’s not at all. Let’s take a step back and start closer to the beginning of being a fat dad. I was in the best shape of my life the day before I started dating my girlfriend (who ended up becoming my wife). Of course it’s not her…

The Dads Snow Removal Apparatus

Not just a shovel, it’s a snow removal apparatus. Snow removal is important to me and my family. As a dad and husband, taking care of my kin includes the repetitive nature of consistent snow fall, upstate New York snow fall. For many moons I have howled for a decent usable snow shovel, something that…