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

Throwback Thursday #6

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