A lot of organization and planning goes into preparing for the Thanksgiving holiday. Parents have a lot on their mind, from ensuring that travel arrangements have been finalized to purchasing and preparing for the dinner feast. It can be a hectic time period for everyone involved and as a result, easy for something to slip through […]
- Time waits for no one.
- It is a very difficult to realize your kids are growing up.
It has finally happened.
It has finally dawned on me.
It has hit me like a ton of bricks
Like a hammer to the head.
It has been going on for weeks but my mind wouldn’t process the fact. I still […]
It might sound cliche; however, I dare you to walk up to a soldier and say ‘thank you.’
I got the chance to do this today. We are on day one of a six-day vacation to Branson, MO (camping with my incredible in-laws) and we ended up stopping in St. Joseph, MO off of I-29. I believe […]
For those of you who know me and for those getting to know me, I am and have always been passionate about my kids. Within the first couple of days introducing myself and this concept to the ‘general public,’ Paul (The Unexpected Dad) reached out to me and asked, “What can I do?” I immediately asked […]
I will explain the clown noses (read on…:0)) shortly.
One of the coolest feelings I get is paying for someone at a toll-gate, a drive through, a grocery store, etc. It is best to not see their reaction, however, for today’s thankfulness activity, why don’t you let your kid(s) ‘pay it forward’ and then watch how people […]
Okay all of you ConnectDad’s following us on Twitter, Facebook and this blog, here is something simple to do and starts your week off right with your kids. It sounds simple; however, many do not do this: “Invest 15 minutes to ask your kids ‘What are you thankful for today?'”
Interestingly, many people simply don’t ask their […]
When I set out to identify 52 characteristics I wanted to work on this year with my boys, I struggled to figure out which one would be first. I had a pretty easy time making a full list; my friends and family have given me dozens of ideas and I could have probably selected one at […]