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November 4, 2019

Handle Money Well

Here are just some basics when it comes to money and handling it well. Build your net worth, tithe your gains, never borrow money, control your expenses, income, investments, and giving, do not fund irresponsible people or programs, and work hard for your money.    A great resource to learn […]
October 28, 2019

Be Great at Relationships

Relationships are another key to success. You cannot get anywhere on your own. You must be able to get along with people. If you are a leader, you must have a good relationship with those you lead. If you’re a family man, you must have a good relationship with your […]
October 21, 2019

Choose Your Influences

Our Influence is Our Choice   If you want to learn how to get skinny when you’re fat, it’s a good idea to get advice from a skinny person who was once fat. When I realized I was fat I got advice on losing weight from a formerly fat person. […]
September 11, 2019

School

School is the answer…. Right? I mean, that is what everyone tells us. If your life is falling apart, go back to school. If you’re confused, go back to school and get a degree. That’s the only goal. Get that piece of paper. I want to look at this from […]
July 16, 2019

My Addiction…..

My addiction…. is my family. Really, what else is there? It doesn’t matter what you are doing. If you’re on a boat, at a picnic, doing a puzzle, or in your back yard; Spending time with your wife and your kids is what it’s all about. It’s those memories we […]
July 16, 2019

Spoiled Turds

The endgame is what I think about. What kind of people do I want my sons to grow up to become? When I think about my boys as adults, I picture a few things: • They are happily married. • They have good kids. • They are independent and strong. […]
June 1, 2019

Coaching

I love seeing dads coach youth sports. I love coaching my kids, it’s a great way to spend time with them. You get to hang out with other kids and other dads with kids a similar age. I know a lot of dads who coach and some who don’t. I […]
May 31, 2019

Dad-Bods

There are a lot of fitness people out there, and that’s great. There should be. I hate looking at their Instagram feeds, but that’s on me. Frankly, you should do what they say. I am in no position to tell anyone how to be fit. Eating less and working out […]
May 31, 2019

Challenges

Dads enjoy challenges and obstacles. They take them head-on. Can we just start with a bunch of Winston Churchill quotes? “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” “Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, […]
May 29, 2019

Don’t Enable Bad Behavior, Shut It Down

Don’t enable bad behavior, shut it down. I see the enabling of bad behavior almost everywhere I go. I see parents turning a blind eye, making threats and not following through. I see grown adults not held accountable for their actions. I see excuses everywhere. Everyone has an excuse, everyone […]
May 28, 2019

Creating a Home Filled with Love, Pride and Discipline.

Dads, create a home. A nice, safe, warm, loving, comfortable home filled with love, pride, and discipline. Dads come from all sorts of backgrounds. Bad homes, no homes, great homes, okay homes. Each has his own perspective on what he liked and did not like about his past. Some way […]
May 28, 2019

Guns & Kids

For the anti-gun dads out there. For the gun owning dads out there. Do this: TEACH GUN SAFETY. No matter what. If you have guns in the house or if you think guns should be illegal, teach your children firearm safety. There is nothing worse than reading a story about […]
April 3, 2019

Look 4 the Best in People

We look for the best in people and situations. There is evil and darkness in the world that we cannot ignore, but we don’t let it consume us.   I think it is super important to not be the guy that complains about everything.   And I have a natural […]
April 3, 2019

Discipline

The subject here is discipline. I think discipline is very very important. And some kids need stronger doses of it than others. Every kid really is different. Discipline creates order, structure, consequences for bad behavior. And for discipline to be truly effective the kids need to also be receiving tons […]
April 3, 2019

Bullying

Rhyan says I should be sure to clarify my stance on bullying. She thinks I come across as a big aggressive alpha male and if I don’t say it out loud some of you may come to the wrong conclusion. I don’t know why she would think this. I’m just […]
April 3, 2019

Dads, Be Men

It is okay to be a man. To act like a man. To feel like a man. In fact, it is important to embrace your testosterone and be a freaking man. Dads — be a man. What is a good dad? Provide for your family. Make sure they have a […]