I knew better growing up than to tell my mom or dad I was bored. The response was never a trip to the amusement park or a game, but instead, some mundane chore meant more for inmates, not children. It is a different generation now, and I want to spend as much time with myContinue reading “Our Go-To Games When the Kids Say “I’m Bored””
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Buying Your First Electric Bike
Buying Your First Electric Bike I’m trying to convince my wife to let me get an electric bike. I tell her it will be great for trips to the grocery store, getting around town, and even weekend rides. She’s not convinced. I’m unsure if it’s the price tag or if she doesn’t think I needContinue reading “Buying Your First Electric Bike”
What is Respite and Why is it Important for Parents?
As a parent, you are likely always thinking about your children and their needs. But what about your own needs? It’s important to remember that as a parent, you need to take care of yourself too. One way to do this is by taking advantage of respite care. It seems silly to me now, butContinue reading “What is Respite and Why is it Important for Parents?”
Is an MBA Worth It?
For me, the answer is yes! I didn’t always feel my MBA degree was worth it. Especially those late nights at the kitchen table finishing up 20-page papers. The case can be argued for foregoing education for experience, but I went for both in my case. When I lost out on my dream job toContinue reading “Is an MBA Worth It?”
The Best Tips for a Successful Day as a Stay-at-Home Mom
There are a lot of different ways to be a successful stay-at-home mom. Some days it may feel like you’re juggling a million different things and other days it may feel like you’re just getting by. However, here are some tips that can help you have a successful day as a stay-at-home mom. Get upContinue reading “The Best Tips for a Successful Day as a Stay-at-Home Mom”
Coping with Hearing Loss: A Story About Patience, Love, and Communication
Seeing my wife cope with hearing loss has been challenging to say the least and I haven’t always made things easier. It stinks not being able to help your best friend. But through it all, she and I have grown closer than ever before. Perspective matters for both of us. Her hearing loss often givesContinue reading “Coping with Hearing Loss: A Story About Patience, Love, and Communication”
Thrifty Shopping: 10 Great Deals to Shop for Your Family
Thrifting can benefit you and your family. Whether you are looking for ways to save money or want to find unique items for your home, thrifting is a great option. We will provide tips on how to find the best deals and what to look for when shopping for clothes, toys, and other items. SoContinue reading “Thrifty Shopping: 10 Great Deals to Shop for Your Family”
One Year After My Great Resignation: What I Learned About Life, Love, and Happiness
I didn’t think I was part of some large movement. I just had finally worked up the courage to walk away from a job that no longer brought out the best in me. I didn’t have a job lined up. I had a supportive wife and four children who were ready to go on anContinue reading “One Year After My Great Resignation: What I Learned About Life, Love, and Happiness”