The Best 60-Second Fatherhood Film You’re Gonna See

I love this film about what it means to be a dad. Brought to you by Dove Men+Care – they nail it when it comes to defining what fatherhood feels like. Enjoy it. Then go tell a dad you love him.

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Thought Catalog: The Last Good Bye With My 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 Slate,…

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Thought Catalog: Teaching Kids About Gratitude

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: A Message to Daughters About Their Future Mate

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: Repurposing Your College Kid’s Bedroom

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: Supporting Stay-at-Home Dads

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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Chicago Color Run: 2 Free Tickets

  The folks at Shout, sponsor of The Color Run have asked me to share with one of you TWO FREE ENTRY TICKETS to the June 8 Chicago Color Run (which is sold out). To enter, just fill out the form below (daily!). The winner will be drawn randomly and notified by me on June 2 and will receive 2…

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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: 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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