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3 ways to make the Holidays easier with Kids

There is nothing easy about the Holidays if you have kids, especially multiple kids.  Each one has his or her schedule and usually, during this time of the year, everyone is trying to cram it all in before year end. Between parties and programs to gift and just keeping toilet...

Dad and Baby

4 kids….Really?

I’m not young by any stretch of the imagination, but I’m not old either.  To give you some perspective I have one who is days away from turning 16 and another who is barely 3 months old.  Yes, they are all by the same wife.  She makes being a Dad...

Router

Would you Rather….

So this is a short post.  But the basic idea is to list three things you would rather do than whatever is driving you nuts lately. My first rant would be… Having to listen to my kids bitch about the Internet being down. No lie, when we lose power the...

Kids Bank Account

Do Kids Today Even Now How to Write Checks?

Do kids today even know what a check is? If your kids are like mine, just ask them what a check register is?  They’ll probably ask you, “Do you mean a cash register?” I don’t know why I think this is so important in raising kids today, but teaching a kid...

Kids Technology

Raising 20th Century Kids in a 21st Century World of Technology.

Is it even possible to raise a kid in today’s world and have any semblance of the sheltered world of a 20th-century kid? Sure they’re tons of things about my childhood I might find comical now.  But, be honest with yourself.  Wouldn’t you prefer to raise a kid in a world...

Typewriter

So it Begins…..

  The very act of being able to get to this point as a working parent and father of 4 kids, is somewhat shocking.  I’ve thought about starting this journey for a long time.  Too long to be honest. But one thing I know for sure is that I love...