Tag: children


Elbow Grease and Hard Work for a Little Red Wagon

There are some things in life that your children won’t read in a book or learn at school. One of those things is the value of elbow grease and hard work. Schools don’t teach about elbow grease, they teach you memorization On Good Friday, my son and I went for […]


Coin Flip – Developing a Bias for Heads

As a coin flips in the air, over and over, you already know what you want the result to be. Both sides of the coin produce different outcomes and even though you have let the fate of the coin make the decision, you have a desired outcome. The desired outcome […]


Strength and Boldness

The definition of masculine on Dictionary.com is having qualities traditionally ascribed to men, as strength and boldness. Strength and Boldness. The female imperative which is pounded through all men’s brain from an early age is the exact opposite. Weakness and timidity. To deny the very traits that make you a […]


Sing Review – A Review of Illumination Presents Sing

Illumination Presents Sing is a children’s cartoon about a theater owner, Buster Moon (Matthew McConaughey), a koala bear who has continually staged plays/musicals that have bombed. The continual failure of each of his performances has put a financial strain on the theater. The Moon Theater was a dream of Walter […]


Fight for the Name on the Front, Not the Back

From a young age, dads and coaches taught you to play for the name on the front of your jersey, not the name on the back. Over the last few years, this has been forgotten There are always going to be things out there that are bigger than each individual. […]


Independence – not Independent of your Family

Dads, one of the strongest changes you can make in your life is to reduce your reliance on anyone else. Increase your independence. Your wife and children need to look at you and see the rock and leader of the family. If something needs to get done or an ass […]