Parenting Is About Overlapping Circles

Parenting Is About Overlapping Circles

I sat in the church nursery, rocking cute babies, and hated every moment of it. At the time, our son was an infant, and my wife and I thought if someone at church was going to watch our kid, we should volunteer and watch other kids, too. Wrong. After about 6-months, I...

5 Mistakes I Made As A Foster Parent (And Tips To Avoid Them)

5 Mistakes I Made As A Foster Parent (And Tips To Avoid Them)

Being a foster dad is hard. The toughest job you’ll ever love, right? Bringing foster children into your home causes disruption. It will disrupt your marriage, your health, and your energy. Well, I’ve made many mistakes during our 10-year foster care journey. I wrote...

100 Must-Read Books For Every Dad

100 Must-Read Books For Every Dad

After spending 10 years in the publishing industry I've read a lot of books.  Some good, some not so good. We put together a list of the top ~100 books for dads. We have fiction, non-fiction, funny, not-funny, the whole gambit. Have a book you want to add to the list?...

7 Must-Read Christian Marriage Books for Couples

7 Must-Read Christian Marriage Books for Couples

Just married? It's hard to believe that the honeymoon phase is ever going to end. But as you're going to soon find out, if you haven't already, marriage takes work. And to ensure your marriage is going to stand the test of time, and not end in divorce, like half of...

25 Best Side Hustles For Dads

25 Best Side Hustles For Dads

Hey, dad, could you use a little more money in your pocket? Would an extra $1,500 make life a little easier for you? What about an extra $500? For a lot of dads that is a gamechanger when it comes to their home finances. Whether you have a steady income or not, you...

How To Complain Well

How To Complain Well

There are times in life when, instead of complaining, you do something about your complaints. Complaining, when done properly, can be beneficial to your mental and physical health. See here, here, and here. But, when done wrong it can make matters worse. It can make a...

5 Apps To Teach You How To Stop Complaining

5 Apps To Teach You How To Stop Complaining

What’s great about complaining is that most of us do it, which means it’s a problem worth solving. We are a society of chronic complainers. Misery loves company, eh? Startups, tech companies are spending millions of dollars trying to help all of us break bad habits...

5 Best Planners For Dads

5 Best Planners For Dads

Dads are busy. I’m busy. You are busy. We need every hack, every tool, every method to make the most of our days. I’m a planner junkie. I’ve gone through thousands of dollars finding and curating the best of the best when it comes to day planners. I’ve looked at the...

How to Teach Resilience To Your Kids

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

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...