Adventures Beyond Our Comfort Zone

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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 […]

Growing Up With Special Needs Siblings

Growing Up With Special Needs Siblings

A Sibling’s Perspective There are dozens of articles about what it’s like raising a child with special needs from the Parent’s viewpoint, but not too many about what it’s like growing up with a sibling with Special Needs.   My husband and I have the […]

10 things I wish I knew before becoming a Dad

10 things I wish I knew before becoming a Dad

If you go by the idea that 10,000 hours of practice makes you an expert, then my wife and I qualify as child rearing experts, right?       Wrong.  Maybe it would if kids did not change the rules every 24 hours. My wife and […]

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 […]

Raising Giants

Raising Giants

This is a guest post from my parents’ website about what it’s like raising 8 giant children.    For those who don’t know me, I am 6′ 2″…. and I am one of the shortest in the family.  😉 Be sure to check out their […]

Husband’s Corner:  Me and my Arch-nemesis…  the Dad Body

Husband’s Corner: Me and my Arch-nemesis… the Dad Body

  Just another dude writing his opinions on fitness, nutrition and health and wellness. So why should you waste your precious time listening to me?   I was not captain of the football team, baseball team or anything for that matter. The sports I played […]