Proud Veteran-USAF

At 18 years of age, just out of high school, me and my buddy Jay enlisted in the United States Air Force.  It was an easy decision for me; I was lost with no direction in my life.  Jay and I had a lot of adventures together, and this would prove to be the biggest and…

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Parenting Tip: Focus on Needs

If I ask you “what do you want” what’s the first thing that comes to mind?  Now, take a minute and answer this question “do you need it?”  Likely you don’t, it’s something you “want” but you don’t necessarily “need” it.  Ultimately, we all NEED these 4 things:

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Feeling Your Feelings

Feelings!  These are the “big four” and regardless of age, ethnicity, or gender, these basic four feelings – mad, sad, glad, and afraid – are appropriate for you.  We need to feel our feelings, express our feelings and process those feelings, it’s healthy! Here’s why.

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Cleaning Up Unfinished Business!

Parents this one’s for you!  This blog is dedicated to those of us who need to “clean up” that unfinished business that keeps us from being the best mother, father, husband, wife, friend, brother, or sister we can be!

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Parenting Tip: How to Bless Your Son

When was the last time you “blessed” your son?  Take a few minutes to think about that question.  We all get caught up in the everyday routines of life and it’s easy to forget that the “special moments” are what we look back on and cherish!

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Introducing-Adult Quest!

This past year has been a doozy!  It has touched each one of us; some positive lessons learned and some, not so much. Adults had to completely upend their life and their family’s life.  Some grew closer and some did not.

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Happy Birthday America!

Celebrating 4th of July for me is a special time.  As a 20+ year retired Captain of the United States Air Force it goes without saying, I love my country and I am proud to be an American; at my house we fly the American flag high!

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A Father’s Day Message

Fathers Day is a time of reflection for some of us.  For all you new dads it’s a special day of celebration.  And for some dads it’s a wake up call, because you haven’t been present.  I always wanted to write a song, if I did it would sound like this!  Some of you will…

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Most Common Types of “Absent Dad”

Do you know a dad who is physically present, but absent?  Dad doesn’t have to live apart from his son to be absent. Many families may appear to be “intact” with dad acting as the head of household when in fact, his mind and his energy are somewhere else.

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