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. 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. 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 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
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 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. 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
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
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!
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!
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
It has been a few weeks since my last Throwback Thursday post. Well I’m back and this week I am going to share my all time favourite picture of my kids. This one is on our wall at home and when I can I will blow it up bigger and frame it. This was from… Continue reading Throwback Thursday #6
As a dad, I am always on the look out for things to help my family. When I was asked to review a desk lamp by AUKEY Canada I was all over it. With my oldest daughter in university and my other 2 kids in school finding a desk lamp that is bright and easy on the… Continue reading My Review Of AUKEY’s LT-ST1 Adjustable Desk Lamp
All through out my life I have done laundry in one form or another. As a dad of 3 kids my laundry skills have grown to include getting all forms of stains out of clothing including but not limited to grass, dirt, food, makeup, paint, etc. So why is it that after all these years… Continue reading I Got Ignored When Getting A Sample Of Laundry Detergent
As a father of 3 kids I know all to well the frustration of bringing your kids out shopping with you and needing a place to change a diaper. I honestly can’t believe in 2017 this is still an issue. I know from what I went through while raising my kids and what I still… Continue reading Change Tables For Parents – A Problem For Both Sides
Our family loves board games and my little girl challenged me to her latest game, Harry Potter Magical Beasts. This game is made by Pressman Toy who makes a lot of board games we love. Right away this game screams fun for any Harry Potter fan, which my little girl sure is. The game takes place inside… Continue reading Board Game Review – Harry Potter Magical Beasts
Over the weekend with the warmer weather was the perfect time to get a head start on spring by taking down our Christmas lights. When ever dad goes to do anything in the yard my kids are always there to help me out. We started by taking down the blow up decorations and pulling out… Continue reading Taking Down Christmas Lights Means Teaching Ladder Safety!
I was nominated by Rich to talk about myself for the #allaboutme tag. Kind of like a get to know the blogger. Thank you for the nod and please check out his great blog, One Hull Of A Dad. I have wrote 15 facts about my self during my 30 Day Blog Challenge (here) so I… Continue reading #allaboutme Tag!
My little girl showed me this video and I love it. Her love of science is amazing and to be honest all 3 of my kids are fascinated by it. Having her show me videos like this and then trying it out ourselves is a lot of fun. The cloud in a bottle is going to be… Continue reading How To Make A Cloud With Your Mouth!
I want to start by asking a question, at 18 did you know what you really wanted to do in life? and since then have you changed career paths through life? I know for myself I wanted to be a teacher growing up. At 18 I couldn’t get into university as I screwed around too… Continue reading Knowing What Career To Pick At 18 – Nothing Wrong With Change.
I was nominated by Daddy Poppins to do the Desert Island Disc Tag. This is where I have to pick 8 songs that I would want to be stuck on a desert island with. Now as a lover of music, how the hell do I just pick 8, this list could easily be 800+ long! Well I… Continue reading Desert Island Discs Tag!
If you have been following my blog you know my oldest daughter is 18 years old now and battles depression and anxiety. I wrote a bit about it early on and if you haven’t seen it, here it is. Now things had really started to get better, the anger was lower, she was helping out without… Continue reading My Daughter Hit A Low Patch Again…Dad Will Always Be There!
All my kids love reading and as a dad I absolutely love this. Reading is so important and is the base for all learning. Without reading, all school subjects will suffer as it is a huge part of everything we do. The other side of reading is the imagination that come from it. If you… Continue reading My Son Has A New Favourite Type Of Book!
A friend of mine asked me to vote for his sons Hockey Team as they are trying to get selected for Ford Drills and Skills competition. This would give their team the chance to play at Rogers Place, Edmonton’s new NHL arena. The team will learn hockey skills and be put through drills by the Edmonton Oilers training staff.… Continue reading Support An Edmonton Dad & His Sons Hockey Team!
For this weeks Throwback Thursday I am posting a picture of me from back in 1994. Just look at this handsome little devil – and at 16 devil was right! This was me with my first car, a 1974 Chevy NOVA 4 door with an Inline 6 cylinder to power it. It was rusted to… Continue reading Throwback Thursday #5