Just an Ordinary Man Trying to be an Extraordinary Dad

Cruising the Western Caribbean (with kids) – Part 1 of 2

  We recently returned from an 8-day cruise in the Western Caribbean. Yes, we brought Noah and Charlotte with us.  It was actually Charlotte’s second cruise and Noah’s third.  Charlotte is turning three in May and Noah will be five... Continue Reading →


My Independent Little Girl

Charlotte will only be turning three in May, but I think she is very independent for her age. She’s certainly more independent than her older brother anyway.  I try not to compare my children with other kids or each other,... Continue Reading →

I want to be like Jack

I wanna be like Jack Yeah, that’s right; I aspire to be like Jack. You know, Jack Pearson from This is Us, of course.  He’s played (very well) by Milo Ventimiglia.  I am a big fan of This Is Us. ... Continue Reading →

My Son is Smitten (Again)

My son, Noah the Ladykiller, is at it again. I don’t know where he gets it, but this kid is smooth with the ladies.  And when I say ladies I’m talking girls between the age of four and six.  Don’t... Continue Reading →

Moving In

We moved in! The day finally came.  We have owned our new house for nearly 14 months, but we can now say we LIVE there, too.  We had been looking forward to the day we could move in for a... Continue Reading →

One day I don’t want to repeat

Ashley and I love to travel. Who doesn’t?  Depending on your preference, a vacation can be adventurous or very relaxing.  Either way it’s nice to get away for a little while; be off from work, take a break from cooking,... Continue Reading →

Beware the Monsters Among Us

Beware the Monsters Among Us There are monsters out there. I’m not talking about the Boogey Man, Gremlins, Freddy, or Jason. No, I’m talking about real live monsters. They’re out there and there are a lot of them. One example... Continue Reading →

What would my life be like without children?

What would life be like without children?   My wife and I were recently having a conversation that I’m sure most parents have had from time to time. Ashley asked me if I ever wonder what our life would be... Continue Reading →

The best gift you can give your children this year

The best gift you can give your children this year If you’re reading this you are probably wondering what it is I’m talking about. Is there a mysterious toy out there that will surely bring joy to your children during... Continue Reading →

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