“2017 goals”

My goal for 2017 was to learn how to play drums. I never had a set in my life and always wanted to learn how to play. I put a lot of stock in having hobbies and setting goals, especially when your

Teach your kids to stand for something, no matter how unpopular. From a young age it's easy to fall into the crowd, so make it a point to celebrate those that stand out, are different, and whom make waves.One of our greatest


“Being a good example”

I think being a good example to your children is one of the most important things you can do. That said, how can we show them that not all rules are meant to be followed?More importantly than just knowing that the places

To anyone that wonders when I'm gonna grow up, stop listening to loud music, quit riding around on a wooden toy, get a real job, stop dancing to the music in the grocery store, quit playing on the monkey bars at the

#flashbackfriday Start today. If you haven't already, today is your day. Im talking to you, from experience. I'm not a fitness professional or some juiced up dirtbag photoshopping my pics and selling protein powder. I'm just a regular dude, just healthier than



This meme is pretty much how everyone seems to think us homeschooling our child is like. I was guilty of it too.Enrolling our oldest in virtual school was a huge decision. It took a lot of getting used to for all of


“Kids and Hobbies”

I can't stress enough the importance for kids to have hobbies. From art to sports, martial arts to crafts, having something they can do to take away from the day to day is important in keeping them grounded. Kids need to expel

Making a reverse tie-dye, or bleach tie-dye is a fun way to spruce up an old shirt. It takes something plain, and many times stained… and turns it into a work of art. Tie-dye can be a really fun project for you

When our kids are small they believe that the earth revolves around them. In many cases they truly are the center of their own universe. In the beginning most parents agree with this concept subconsciously and give the child all of their

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I reached out to Gabey Schiavone. As part of some pretty notorious punk bands (U.S. Bombs, The Duane Peters Gunfight, The Spent Idols, and New American Mob to name a few) , I had no

BlueSmart mia is the ¬†latest innovation in smart baby feeding. ‚Äč My wife told me I should check it out and at first I was wondering why on earth would this matter to me until I read more about it. I can

If you are a fan of punk rock or rock-n-roll music in any capacity, the name Cj Ramone should ring a bell. Known for playing bass with The Ramones, one of punk’s most accomplished and influential groups, his solo catalog also stands

Learning to quiet the "chattering monkey of the mind" is a concept I first heard about in my martial arts class. At first I thought it was some hooey phooey nonsense but it quickly became an invaluable practice that has served me


“Home protectors”

How much importance do you place on #protection of your family? As there are many things a #dad should do, from providing to participating, how much priority is placed on protecting those you love? Is this an important quality of a #moderndaydad


“Finding Purpose”

I had always wondered what my purpose was. Through all the different interests and professions, no matter which level of success I reached, I was always still searching.I do think it is important to always want to improve, and strive for more…