Teaching Kids About Money (From Men’s Health)

I’m proud to be a fatherhood contributor for Men’s Health magazine and hope you’ll check out this story about teaching kids about money: Make Your Toddler a Financial Tycoon INTRODUCTION Here’s what we know about kids who understand finances: They tend to be less materialistic, and they usually feel better about themselves. “We’ve seen young people’s self-esteem increase by 6…

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Thought Catalog: 3 Important Tips for Parents

I’m proud to be a featured Parenting Contributor on Thought Catalog. If you haven’t heard of Thought Catalog, it’s “one part diary, one part humor, one part intellectual musings, one part sentimentalism, one part pop culture, one part experimentalism. It is a mixed bag of content from many different voices, from writers who have been published by the likes of Slate,…

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Thought Catalog: Why Grades Aren’t Everything

I’m proud to be a featured Parenting Contributor on Thought Catalog. If you haven’t heard of Thought Catalog, it’s “one part diary, one part humor, one part intellectual musings, one part sentimentalism, one part pop culture, one part experimentalism. It is a mixed bag of content from many different voices, from writers who have been published by the likes of Slate,…

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Nine Years Ago Today I Said Good Bye to Cancer

May 26, 2014.  Nine years ago today I was having surgery to cut a bunch of cancer out of my body. And while I didn’t like the situation I was in – I could not WAIT to get through surgery, get the cancer out of me (honest – that’s how I visualized it. I actually told the doctor as I…

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Raising Smart Kids (From Men’s Health)

I’m proud to be a fatherhood contributor for Men’s Health magazine and hope you’ll check out this story on fun ways to raise smart kids: 5 Sneaky Ways to Raise Smart Kids OVERVIEW No, employers don’t check your old report cards. But grades do matter. According to the authors of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation book Crossing the Finish Line, academic…

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Thought Catalog: 14 Lessons From Mom…

I’m proud to be a featured Parenting Contributor on Thought Catalog. If you haven’t heard of Thought Catalog, it’s “one part diary, one part humor, one part intellectual musings, one part sentimentalism, one part pop culture, one part experimentalism. It is a mixed bag of content from many different voices, from writers who have been published by the likes of Slate,…

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Podcast: Awesome Single Parenting Success Tips!

Why not subscribe to the show in iTunes? And if you listen to podcasts on your smartphone, check out this great app: Stitcher! THIS EPISODE: Take a close look at your child’s class picture. If there’s 25 cute, smiling faces in that group, statistically about seven of those kids are being raised by single parents. Maybe more depending on where you live. Of the…

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Thought Catalog: Why I Love Having a Daughter…

I’m proud to be a featured Parenting Contributor on Thought Catalog. If you haven’t heard of Thought Catalog, it’s “one part diary, one part humor, one part intellectual musings, one part sentimentalism, one part pop culture, one part experimentalism. It is a mixed bag of content from many different voices, from writers who have been published by the likes of Slate,…

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Podcast: You Need to Laugh More With Your Kids!

Why not subscribe to the show in iTunes? And if you listen to podcasts on your smartphone, check out this great app: Stitcher! THIS EPISODE: Today’s show is sure to do two things: Make you laugh. And make you think about laughing! We’re talking about the importance of laughing with Dr. Anthony DeBenedet, author of The Art of Roughhousing. Current research confirms that there…

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Thought Catalog: …On Being a Dad

I’m proud to be a featured Parenting Contributor on Thought Catalog. If you haven’t heard of Thought Catalog, it’s “one part diary, one part humor, one part intellectual musings, one part sentimentalism, one part pop culture, one part experimentalism. It is a mixed bag of content from many different voices, from writers who have been published by the likes of…

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