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
Well scientists have come up with a song that will make baby’s happy. It is said that when played, they will stop and become happy and dance. I wonder if this would work when my 18-year-old daughter looses her mind on me. I think I will try it out next time it happens, for science… Continue reading The Happy Baby Song!
I am a dad of 3 kids. I have 2 daughters, one is 10 and the other is 18, and I also have a 7-year-old son. I hope gender equality starts being taken serious in the world and here’s why… For my girls. All I want for my daughters is for them, work wise, is… Continue reading Sexism – I Hope It Changes For My Kids!
Back when my kids were in the ‘terrible 2’s’ lots of other parents would tell me not to worry, things will be easier when they are older. That sounded like the greatest thing in the world to me. No more tantrums, messes everywhere, or finding things where they don’t belong. Well fast forward a bunch… Continue reading Toddlers To Teens – Not Much Difference!
Well it’s that time again, another Throwback Thursday post. This one I love as it’s a picture my oldest daughter took just over 4 years ago. She was 14, my little girl was 6 and my son was 7 at the time. I absolutely love this picture of my kids! I still put it up… Continue reading Throwback Thursday #4
With all that is going on in the world today with racism and hate, have you ever stopped and wondered what it would look like if us as adults acted like our kids. I’m not talking tantrums and pooping our pants but how they view people and act upon that. Right now is Black History… Continue reading The World Should Act Like Our Kids!
I was nominated by Rich at One Hull Of A Dad to do The Bedtime Tag. It’s a bunch of questions on my bedtime routine. It does sound interesting so I’ll give it a go. Read on to find out how I get ready for sleep and I will keep it entertaining I swear! 1. Describe your… Continue reading The Bedtime Tag!
What does independency mean to you? Parents use this word often when raising children and I am no different in that way. I want my kids to think for them selves, to make decisions in life that will benefit them, to be trusted, but most important – to be able to survive on their own… Continue reading What Does Independency Mean?
My wife bought Pillsbury Pizza Bites yesterday and I must say, where have you been all my life! I am so excited for these and so are my kids that we had to share it with the world. I guess “These are all dads” won’t fly for these little gems, and believe me I tried.… Continue reading Mmmmm Pizza Bites!
This week I am posting 2 pictures from a trip to Winnipeg about 4 years ago. I hope you like them as much as I do. This one was taken at the Winnipeg zoo and it’s one of those spots where every time we go, pictures are taken. My kids love playing on the dinosaur… Continue reading Throwback Thursday #3
Today is January 25, 2017 and to many it’s just an ordinary day but here in Canada it’s Bell Let’s Talk Day. This is a day where we talk about mental illness and every time we share using certain hashtags or text on Bell phones extra money gets raised for programs here in Canada. It’s really… Continue reading Bell Let’s Talk Day!
On Sunday I had to do some running around, fill prescriptions for my wife, pick up lunch stuff for the week etc. and both my girls came with me. One of our stops was at Walmart where we grabbed all our lunch snacks for the busy school/work week. Now as a dad with 2 daughters, our trip… Continue reading Out With My Girls!