For me the benefits to my family are huge. We get outside into the outdoors which I think is always a very healthy thing. We are forced to collaborate and work together. The activity is enjoyable for all ages. From 2 to 72 years old I’ve never found anyone who didn’t enjoy geocaching. It can […]
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Don’t Rain On Their Parade – Critical For Their Future
Passion cannot be taught. Think about a coworker you know who just doesn’t seem to care or exhibit any creativity or desire. How easy is that to change? Passion is natural to children. They are fueled everyday with excitement and passion for everything in their world. How can you fuel the flames?
How To Raise Children to Be Entrepreneurs
Often when we see a bored at school, at odds with peers, and falling behind in grades we think there must be something wrong with them instead of recognizing some of the signs of a child who may be more suited for business that academia
Without Knowing This You Can’t Be A Good Dad or Husband
Without super clear and consistent communication we wouldn’t know what to do or how to do it. For whatever reason we know and practice that expectation management at work but this is much less common at home.
Why Our Family Got A Dog
After some wife-husband debates we welcomed the pup to our home. Now, you have to know that my wife and I are impulsive people. And while we told our kids no for so long, in a lot of ways our inner child came out and wanted this dog more than them.
Setting the Stage For Important Conversations With Kids
Boys and girls do not feel comfortable to openly communicate in the exact same settings, so here are some tips I learned from a wise old man on how to set the stage for these conversations.
Family Camping and Cooking
The first rule in feeding a family while camping is planning. Planning ahead for mealtime doesn’t just help you stay organized — it will also encourage you to pack only the necessities.
Some Basic Camping Tips For Small Children
There were some things I thought we did well when we took the kids camping and some things we will probably do differently next time. Here are a few quick tips.
Kid Safety At School – Review BEFORE School Starts
Before your children begin school, it is important to talk to them about family safety procedures; and overall safety going to and from school and while there. These procedures should then be reviewed before the start of each school year.
Fatherhood: It’s Not You It’s Me
Objectively I can admit that there is no correct way for parents to act as it relates to dealing with difficult situations and reacting to one’s environment that is incorrect for children. I have to change myself if I want to change my children and set them up for success