Texas BBQ Braised Beef Brisket

By On September 22, 2014

Ingredients Rub: 1/4 cup sweet Hungarian paprika 1 tablespoon kosher salt, plus additional for seasoning 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper, plus additional for seasoning 1 tablespoon light brown sugar 1 teaspoon… Read More


Fresh Gear: Volume Four

By On September 22, 2014

It is hard to find a good pair of jeans. Using words like versatile, trustworthy, and tough seem like impossibilities in this day and age when describing the quality of clothing. On… Read More


Richard Baggett Studios

By On September 19, 2014

I have had a lot of questions recently on where to get a good knife. Not that being at the helm of Modern Day Dads makes me any type of expert on… Read More


Garlicky Ham and Swiss Sandwich

By On September 17, 2014

All of the elements of a great French country picnic rolled into one grilled cheese sandwich. Total Time: 35 min Prep: 10 min Cook: 25 min Yield:4 servings Level:Easy Ingredients 4 tablespoons… Read More


Tips for Raising a Kind Child

By On September 16, 2014

It is never too early to teach your child how to be a kind person. Here are some simple steps you can take to begin building up the ethical presence and your… Read More


Rad Dad Feature: Richard Baggett

By On September 15, 2014

Richard Baggett is an “Artist Blacksmith” from Texas. From an early age, Richard was taught to use his hands and worked in many mediums before finding himself in metalworking. He is truly… Read More


Is your child gifted?

By On September 12, 2014

Children that are gifted exhibit gifted behavior at an early age. Using bigger words than their peers, and exhibiting critical thinking early on or some of the most often cited traits. It’s… Read More


Always try your best

By On September 10, 2014

I clearly remember the trouble I got in for making bad grades. I remember at the points where I actually tried my best, coming home in tears over a poor mark on… Read More

Micro-Grant Interviews

Independence or Defiance?

By On September 9, 2014

“To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can… Read More

Sloane Skating 2 - Feb 2014

Rad Dad Feature: Ryan Clements

By On September 8, 2014

I get a little flack sometimes for being so positive and stoked on the people that I feature. The reason is, these features have showcased people that I admire, have had the… Read More

Health & Fitness

Ramping up your childs immune system

By On September 3, 2014

Wouldn’t it be great if our kids always felt healthy and their smiling faces weren’t sniffling, coughing or sneezing? We all know that isn’t a possibility, but there are plenty of things… Read More


10 Dry Rub Recipes to Kick Up Your Grilling

By On September 2, 2014

Here are 10 delicious dry rub recipes to help kick up your grilled steaks, chicken, vegetables and more!… Read More

Food & Drink

Coffee Review: Deathwish Coffee

By On September 1, 2014

“Oh wow, that smells really good” my wife, who isn’t much of a coffee drinker said as I tore into my bag of Deathwish Coffee. It did smell really good, surprisingly good. … Read More


Rad Dad Feature: Scott Bourne

By On August 29, 2014

In my circles, Scott Bourne needs no introduction.  One of the most stylish, and creative skateboarders to ever set his foot on a skateboard, he could have held his head high with… Read More