How to Teach Resilience To Your Kids

I love my kids but sometimes they can be a bit, well, a little bit lazy. I know, I can too. How do we teach our kids to be resilient? I also like the word grit. How do we instill grit in our kids?So let's start off with a definition. It's the capacity to recover...

3 Tools to Bring Gratitude into Your Life

It's easy to talk about the things going wrong in our lives. Looking at the things you are thankful for can help you focus on the positive. Below are three tools to help you show gratitude. What's up, healthy dads? In today's podcast, I'm going to give you three tools...

7 Parenting Strategies I Learned From Fighting

Recently I had my first fight. Like a real fight. Like two guys in the ring duking it out. Yeah, it was as crazy as that sounded. I’m 39, run my own freelancer business, I’m a part-time stay-at-home dad (with four kids), enrolled in seminary for my master’s degree,...

Yes I Wrestled An Alligator to Prove a Point to My Kid

If you listen to the Healthy Dads Podcast you'll hear me introduced as: Mike 'I once wrestled an alligator to prove a point to my kid' Ruman That is 100% true. Here's the video, and the why is below. Why would I wrestle an alligator? I have a few reasons why but for...

Building (and Implementing) Your Own Miracle Morning

If you want to change someone's life start by changing their day. - Pat Flynn Having a consistent morning routine will transform your life. It will help make sure your day gets started correctly and consistently. At HealthyDads.com we don't go into the 'why' of things...

Why I’m Fighting

I'm 39-years old and training for my first fight. When I tell people that they usually have this weird look on their face and respond with one of these choices: "What the ...???" "Why???" "Are you having a mid-life crisis?" "Have you talked to a therapist???" "Are you...

7 Shopping Hacks To Find Home Fitness Equipment for Less

Gym memberships can be expensive. I understand. Gym equipment can be expensive. I understand. Those are still not good excuses to not workout. We’ll cover which pieces of equipment you need to build your own Healthy Dads Home Gym. This post will cover how to find...

5 Christmas Gifts Every Healthy Dad Must Have

It's that time of year. Let's make it count for your health! Below are 5 MUST HAVE gifts you need to ask for ... unless you already have them. Pedometer There are TONS of health trackers out there. Honestly, most of them are really good. I love my FitBit Charge. It's...