Free Comic Book Day Is Almost Here

Free comic book day is almost here. This year it’s on Saturday May 6. For those of you who don’t know what free comic book day is, check out the website freecomicbook.com. You will find all the information about the day. Plus you can find a shop near you for the days events. Free comic book… Continue reading Free Comic Book Day Is Almost Here

Education.com Has Some Great Math Games

Education.com has some great math games to play. As a father to 3 kids I have been around the block a few times when it comes to helping with schoolwork. Math has always been the one subject that gives my kids issues. I mean let’s face it, math isn’t much fun – until now. I… Continue reading Education.com Has Some Great Math Games

Throwback Thursday #11 – Jurassic Forest

This week I’m back with Throwback Thursday #11 – Jurassic Forest. There are places we bring our kids as parents that end up being so worth while. This happens to be one of those places, so I feel it would make a great throwback post. We went to Jurassic Forest with the kids back in 2014 for… Continue reading Throwback Thursday #11 – Jurassic Forest

Easter Long Weekend Was A Blast

Our Easter long weekend was a blast this year. It was also a little different as it was just us. No big dinner or family coming over. Just myself, my wife and our 3 kids. That ment there was no stress. Friday night my younger daughter went to a friend’s house for a sleep over.… Continue reading Easter Long Weekend Was A Blast

Red Wing Shoes – Best Steel Toe Boots

As a working Dad in the construction industry, steel toe work boots are a huge part of my life. I have worn all makes and styles there is in the last 14 or so years. The work boots I wear now have been a game changer for me. Red Wing Shoes give a whole new outlook on… Continue reading Red Wing Shoes – Best Steel Toe Boots

Week One Update To Quitting Smoking

Here is my week one update to quitting smoking. If you haven’t heard yet I am starting my journey to being smoke free. You can view my first post here. As of today I am 7 days without a cigarette. This has been a huge struggle for me but so far one that I am… Continue reading Week One Update To Quitting Smoking

Throwback Thursday #10

This week is Throwback Thursday #10. I hope you are enjoying these old pictures of myself and my kids. I know looking back through them has given me some great memories. This week I have a couple of pictures to show. They are of my oldest daughter when she was 5 years old. This was… Continue reading Throwback Thursday #10

Everyone Has Low Body Self-Image From Time To Time

Everyone has low body self-image from time to time. My oldest daughter is going through that again right now. Summer is coming and she wants the perfect bikini body in time for the beach. To be honest, every summer I look in the mirror and say to myself this is the year I will lose… Continue reading Everyone Has Low Body Self-Image From Time To Time

Rad Dads Edmonton Lego Build And Bond Event

Today my younger two kids and I spent the day at Rad Dads Edmonton Lego build and bond event. Such a great time was had at this event. It was nice to see parents coming together and having fun all while building Lego. If you haven’t heard of Rad Dads Edmonton yet, they are a… Continue reading Rad Dads Edmonton Lego Build And Bond Event

My Journey To Quitting Smoking

My journey to quitting smoking is starting again. For me it has been a long bumpy road and here I go again. I have been smoking since my teen years and I want to stop. I have tried many times before, each time ending up smoking again. This time will be different. This time I… Continue reading My Journey To Quitting Smoking

Spring Time In Edmonton Means Trampoline Set Up

Spring time in Edmonton means trampoline set up for a lot of family’s. If you are like me, this can be very frustrating. Time consuming and go be honest a pain in the rear. Luckily there is another dad here in Edmonton who can help. His name is Nathan who is a father to 3 kids himself.… Continue reading Spring Time In Edmonton Means Trampoline Set Up

How I Was Treated At Work Becoming A Dad

I am writing this post to share how I was treated at work becoming a dad. Parental Leave for dads is a big issue for me. I know the rules around it are changing here in Canada which is a step in the right direction. You can read on the changes here through Global News and the… Continue reading How I Was Treated At Work Becoming A Dad

Throwback Thursday #9

This week is Throwback Thursday #9. As parents we all know how hard it is to get that perfect picture. The one that can go on the wall etc. Over the years I have taken thousands of pictures. Some blurry and some like this one are perfect. I managed to get a shot of my… Continue reading Throwback Thursday #9

Trip To Jump 360 Edmonton

Today we took a trip to Jump 360 Edmonton. My younger kids are on spring break right now so what better time to go. This was a big surprise for them as they thought dad was working all day. I had a doctor’s appointment at lunch and decided to take the afternoon off to go bounce.… Continue reading Trip To Jump 360 Edmonton

Throwback Thursday #8

Throwback Thursday #8 this week and do I have a good one for you. This weeks picture is one of my son and I. He was just shy of being 1 month old. I spent a lot of time in this chair. Bottle feeding and nap times. Life of a dad is never-ending and it… Continue reading Throwback Thursday #8

Pain In Kids Can Show In Different Ways

Pain in kids can show in different ways. Most of the time when a child hurts themselves, you get a great visual by way of screaming and crying. It isn’t always that way though. My younger daughter is the complete opposite, where pain isn’t felt or reacted to in the normal sense. This happens to… Continue reading Pain In Kids Can Show In Different Ways

Johnny B Sweet Edmonton Is A Shop For Hard To Find Goodies

Johnny B Sweet Edmonton is a shop for hard to find goodies. The ones not sold here in Canada. I had found this family run shop on their Instagram account. Of course I had to bring my kids in to have a look. The store is amazing! So much stuff I have never seen here in Canada. Very… Continue reading Johnny B Sweet Edmonton Is A Shop For Hard To Find Goodies

Teaching Kids About Cyberbullying

Teaching kids about cyberbullying is important with today’s world. Everyone has smart phones and social media. This means what happens to our kids at school easily can come home with them. Cyberbullying is on the rise. It can come in many forms, some of you might not have thought about. Us as adults see the main… Continue reading Teaching Kids About Cyberbullying

Snow Shoveling Surprise

I had quite the snow shoveling surprise on the weekend. My oldest daughter has been doing most of our shoveling all winter this year. This weekend I was home and planned on doing it myself to give her a break. To my surprise my younger kids decided they would do it to give their sister… Continue reading Snow Shoveling Surprise

Kleenex Facial Cleansing – A Dad Learns With His Daughter

Kleenex came out with a Facial Cleansing Line and being a brand my family loves, it will be a huge part of my girls lives. My oldest daughter had ordered herself some on Amazon and through a conversation on my Twitter account, Kleenex sent out a gift to my girls. Kleenex sent my girls their whole Facial Cleansing Line. As… Continue reading Kleenex Facial Cleansing – A Dad Learns With His Daughter

Sometimes At Work I See Things Through My Kids Eyes

Sometimes at work I see things through my kids eyes. It reminds me life can be fun. That not everything has to be gloom even when I am away from them. As a working dad, I am away from home quite a lot. When my oldest daughter was young I worked in the oil field… Continue reading Sometimes At Work I See Things Through My Kids Eyes

Throwback Thursday #7

Here we go, another week and another Throwback Thursday. This week is all about my oldest daughter. She has been quite the role model to her brother and sister, even though she doesn’t see it. Sometimes in the teen years you forget the little things. You get wrapped up in your own life and lose… Continue reading Throwback Thursday #7

Thank You Costco!

Just over a week ago I took to Twitter and wrote a blog post on how I was treated trying to get a Tide sample. I was shopping in Costco when it happened. If you missed that one you can read it here. I was not expecting anything at all to come of it. I just… Continue reading Thank You Costco!

Our Trip To Happy Harbor Comics – Plus A Chance To Win!

Sunday we took a trip to Happy Harbor Comics here in Edmonton to search for some new reading material. Comic books have always been a big part of our reading. It was one of the ways that helped me get my kids forming their love for reading. Now when it comes to comic shops here in Edmonton,… Continue reading Our Trip To Happy Harbor Comics – Plus A Chance To Win!

Proud Dad Moment – My Daughter On Stage At The Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Last night I had one of those great dad moments. My little girl was on stage at The Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium here in Edmonton. She took part in Edmonton Public School’s Night of Music. With her music class, she was on stage playing the ukulele. This was for a big festival showcasing music through all… Continue reading Proud Dad Moment – My Daughter On Stage At The Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium