Adventures Beyond Our Comfort Zone

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Then There Were Four

Then There Were Four

Four kids, by today’s standards this is double the average family size and therefore an exceptionally large family, it is not.  You can visually identify 5 objects without counting and the average van has seats for at least 7 so we are still a small […]

How to Raise Stress Free Kids

How to Raise Stress Free Kids

Can you raise stress free kids or raise kids without stress?   Well probably not, but you can sure raise them without all the current drama and angst.   We have hit that stage where all our friends, family members and acquaintances are putting their […]

10 Pros and Cons of a Work-from-Home Dad

10 Pros and Cons of a Work-from-Home Dad

I am a bit of an old soul and tend to rail against modernity, all while surfing the web, drinking coffee (sourced thousands of miles away) in my air conditioned office.    Yes, I am spoiled.   I complain about the ills of society, yet I […]

Want to know why Motivational Quotes are so important?

Want to know why Motivational Quotes are so important?

  Who does not like a good motivational quote?   A one sentence line that sums up an abstract idea of how we can excel.  Well, there is always that guy, you know the one, (or in my family, 7 different ones 😉  ) who […]

Why I don’t make New Year Resolutions

Why I don’t make New Year Resolutions

Unlike most folks I do not make New Year resolutions   Not because I don’t believe in resolutions, but  because I know me and after Christmas I am not going to be hitting the gym every day, nor will I be likely to skip Netflix […]

How to get what you want when you have nothing to trade

How to get what you want when you have nothing to trade

Who is the greatest negotiator in the world?   Perhaps top on a list might be one of the richest men in America, Microsoft’s, Bill Gates or perhaps Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, a man whose company posts minimal annual profits but boasts  something like 30 billion […]

10 Everyday Items parents with toddlers Need

10 Everyday Items parents with toddlers Need

We have 3 toddlers and another little one  on the way.  We love having lots of kids, but it can get a little crazy sometimes.  There are certain household items that have proven very helpful in keeping a calm(er) household, especially when it feels like […]

The One Weird Trick to Getting In Shape

The One Weird Trick to Getting In Shape

There are a vast number of websites, trainers, well intention-ed friends and relatives that have an opinion on the one surefire of getting in shape. We have all been there. One friend says you should do cross-fit because everything else fails. Another claims cross fit blows […]

10 Most Annoying Guys at the Gym

10 Most Annoying Guys at the Gym

Having trained hundreds of people I found the most fun you can have at the gym comes from the least productive activity.   People Watching.   Yes, you are being watched and probably judged every time you work out. 😉

Silence

Silence

  They say God speaks in silence.  Being a dad with three kids under four, I’ve come to the conclusion that God is going to have to yell, like the rest of them, if He wants to be heard around here. Life Can Be Crazy I […]