Video: Storytelling

I’ve been wanting to start this series of videos for a long time. I hope you enjoy. And to my 3rd child, Drew…you’ll be in the next one! Happy Father’s Day to all of you dads….

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Happy Birthday, Drew! A Video Recap

A little video recap for my youngest son who turned 16. Time flies. Fast!

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Teaching My Son Social Skills

Once upon a time, I had a kid who couldn’t keep his hands off anyone. Make that “everyone.” So I enrolled him into Tai Kwon Do classes for what seemed to be years.  And I sweated bricks wondering if he’d ever grow out of that phase. He did. He learned a lot. And I learned that sometimes you just need…

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A Minute Movie: Business Trip

I’m now the dad of a college graduate. And while I know firsthand that it’s a tough market to find a job, I’m a little pleased with myself for giving my boy a little extra experience under his belt. And I love the memory it gives me. Enjoy.    

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A Minute Movie: Floating Pants

From the mouth of babes… Remember when your clothes could make you smile? Laugh? Or giggle? Remember the feeling of a bunch of air bubbling up inside your bathing suit? Here’s wishing you – and your clothes – a few more smiles…

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My Christmas Wish

Do you hear what I hear? Do you hear what others hear, see, feel and believe? That’s my Christmas wish for you. And for me. That we all give ourselves the gift of being open to others. Opinions. Ideas. Dreams. Goals. The older I get, the more I realize how much I have to learn. My gift to myself is…

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No More Mr. Bad Dad

Typically, December 1 is the day I begin to panic. I panic about holiday gifts. Holiday cards. The fall yardwork I’ve yet to tackle. And it’s the day I have to come to grips with the fact that yet another year is going to end with me staring at a long list of unfinished goals. But this December 1 was…

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Grillin’ Goodies Give Away!

Remember the post I did a couple weeks ago titled, A Cure for “Dad, I’m Bored!“ where I shared our family’s long-standing relationship with Reddi-wip? Well, those nice folks sent me one dandy gift of grillin’ goodies AND they’ve offered to share the love with another Grillin’ Goodie Gift Basket for one of you! And because- as you know- I…

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Pin the Tail on the Donkey: Bobblehead Dad Style

In an earlier blog, I gave you a little insight into a Higley tradition that started when the kids were pretty little. I call it our version of Pin the Tail on the Donkey. Except we use a can of Reddi-wip. I wrote about it in Chapter 19 of my book, Bobblehead Dad: 25 Life Lessons I Forgot I Knew.…

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