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GUEST POST: A UNIQUE GIFT

GUEST POST: A UNIQUE GIFT

It’s been a whole new ballgame this year raising a baby! Our daughter is about to turn 1 (how can that be??) and I am sharing about something kind of unique that I’ve been up to during this time. I didn’t know this was even […]

New Year’s Resolution Update

New Year’s Resolution Update

We are now half way through the year so it is time for another New Year’s Resolution Update.  My original goals are here and my first quarter progress is here.  As always there have been some wins and loses but I’m learning and still pushing […]

Embrace Pain For a Better Life

Embrace Pain For a Better Life

Your life will be filled with all kinds of pain.  The difference is in the intensity.  Since we can’t avoid pain we must embrace pain. “We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.  The difference […]

9 Successful Habits of a Working Mom with NO TIME

9 Successful Habits of a Working Mom with NO TIME

Life with a baby sure can be overwhelming. There’s just not enough TIME for everything!  I have the same 24 hours I always had before, but it feels so much more precious and stretched thin, now.

Spectating The Boston Marathon With A Baby

Spectating The Boston Marathon With A Baby

The Boston Marathon is unlike any race I have ever been to.  It isn’t just that there are a lot of runners (30,000) but, it is the amount of spectators and town support that make this race unique.  Most other cities feel inconvenienced by a marathon coming to […]

What Does it Take to Feel Rich???

What Does it Take to Feel Rich???

I read a great an article from a financial blogger than I really like, Financial Samurai, about feeling rich.  This is a really interesting concept as it is so different for everyone.  Some people feel rich so long as they can get some food that […]

Thoughts From The First Two Months of Being a Dad

Thoughts From The First Two Months of Being a Dad

Well that little lady above is now two months old and pretty much runs the house and everyone inside of it.  It has been quite the experience so far and I realize this is just the beginning.  A lot of the cliches are true some […]

Top 10 Toughest Things About the Final Weeks of Pregnancy

Top 10 Toughest Things About the Final Weeks of Pregnancy

(Feeling exhausted at work) 1.) Sleeping: I could not find a comfortable position and I woke up every few minutes to turn over from the left to the right and back again. (And rolling over was no easy feat.) I used a pillow between my […]

Maternity Workout Clothes – The struggle is real!

Maternity Workout Clothes – The struggle is real!

As if it wasn’t challenging enough to continue working out while pregnant, the fitness apparel industry has not yet, as of 2016, acknowledged that there is a demand for maternity fitness wear. I tried to use what I had for as long as I possibly […]

39 Weeks Pregnant – Thoughts from Dad

39 Weeks Pregnant – Thoughts from Dad

This post is just going to be some random thoughts, feelings and experiences from my perspective of being a soon-to-be father.  Not much in the way of practical information or advice, here.  Enjoy. It is so funny how once you start getting closer to that […]