Andy Murphy

About Andy Murphy

Andy Murphy is writer, blogger and most importantly a dad. He currently runs TheSecureDad.com a site focused on providing information to fathers to make their homes and lives more secure. He is also an aspiring children’s author who is looking for a home for his story Melvin and the Big Green Parrot.

5 Holiday Security Tips

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Houses are decorated with candles and lights. Fireplaces crackle and pop with the warm feeling of joy. Burglars wait for you to leave and then Grench your Christmas. Wait? What was that last one? While peace on Earth and goodwill to [...]

By |2016-12-09T14:41:06-05:00December 3rd, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Healthy|Tags: , , |

Have a Safe, Fun Halloween!

The eve of fear and fright is upon us. No, not election day... Halloween. Boy, you are cynical. It’s one of the few long-standing family and community oriented traditions we still have in this country. Neighbors talk to neighbors. Kids dress up for fun and stockpile so much candy that [...]

By |2017-02-28T08:47:53-05:00October 20th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Happy|Tags: , , , |

Finding Forgiveness with The Hulk

There I was sitting criss cross applesauce on the floor of my Lowe’s Home Improvement store with my son. I realized I had just messed up the wood working project we embarked on 20 minutes earlier. Around us were kids hammering away on their projects when our project came to a quiet stop. I had made a mistake that could not be undone and I knew my son was going to be upset. Over the summer my son and I got involved with the Lowe’s Build and Grow program. This program teaches kids how to work with tools and develop new skills by completing small woodworking projects. This summer Lowe’s had the Avengers. My son and I were hooked on building them all.

By |2017-03-05T00:24:48-05:00September 30th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Forgiving|Tags: |