Tag Archive: Health, Medicine, and Safety

Aug 13

Are You a Prepper Parent? Can You Help Me Get Started?

Do any of you do any prepping? If so, how the heck do you find the time, money, and energy to do it with young children?! I really want to do whatever I can to be prepared for possible disaster. I’m not talking about the stuff of tin foil conspiracy theories involving martial law, FEMA … Continue reading »

Aug 01

Calling All Flabby Daddies!

Greetings, fellow fathers! I don’t know about you, but I could stand to lose a few pounds. About 30, in fact. Losing weight is hard, though, especially when attempted alone. So, let’s stop trying to do it alone! We already have several great gathering places in social media, such as Dad Bloggers on Facebook. We … Continue reading »

Jun 14

It’s a Neighborly Day in This Beauty Wood

I’ve complained recently about folks being nebby (here and here). It’s only fair that I also mention folks being neighborly, which is something that happened today. I took all three kids on a walk to our church for St. Anthony’s Day mass and brunch – a distance of approximately 2 miles. Naturally, we also walked … Continue reading »

Jun 06

Lapse in Judgement?

This story infuriates me. A mother named Kim Brooks left her 4yo buckled up in the car for five minutes on a cool day and ended up facing criminal charges. “He glanced up at me, his eyes alight with what I’d come to recognize as a sort of pre-tantrum agitation. ‘No, no, no, no, no! I … Continue reading »

Jan 05

Fat Dad, Fit Dad

My weight loss journey has been a bit of a roller coaster. 2012 was a pretty good year, though. I started at 190 lbs and finished at 165 lbs; I lost 48 lbs, gained 23 lbs, and had a net loss of 25 lbs. I now weigh as much as I did at the start … Continue reading »

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