The 100 Day Fatherhood Challenge

The 100 Day Fatherhood Challenge

In a bid to become better fathers, and in turn, better partners and better humans in general, a small group of us have created the 100 Day Fatherhood Challenge, which we’ll be administering through a Facebook Group. Here’s the gist of it: We’re spending the next 100 days becoming better fathers, by taking one baby… Read more

The world needs you to be a kickass dad

The world needs you to be a kickass dad

In order to create a better world, we need more kickass dads. Dads who connect and engage and teach their children. Dads who set an example of integrity and honesty and authenticity. Dads who are committed to their ideals and morals and purpose. You may ask yourself, “Why me? Why are you picking on dads?… Read more

How to Get Clean Energy at Home For Free

How to Get Clean Energy at Home For Free

The electricity bills we pay each month primarily go towards supporting America’s many dirty, smelly fossil fuels. Renewable alternatives are few and far between among these utilities, and when they do exist, they’re far from affordable. The good news is that B Corporations like Arcadia Power are now giving us the choice to support cleaner,… Read more

How to be a Better Husband: See the Big Picture

How to be a Better Husband: See the Big Picture

Sometimes focusing on the details is a good thing in a relationship, and a great skill to have, and sometimes it’s more of a distraction or a liability for us. When we get unbalanced, and can’t see the forest because there are too many trees in the way, it’s time to zoom out. There can… Read more

Woodworking Projects for Kids: Free Online Resources

Woodworking Projects for Kids: Free Online Resources

Woodworking projects for kids: woodworking with your children teaches basic skills for planning, measuring, and the use of basic carpentry tools. Kids love to make things. My daughter is always asking me “Papa, what can we make? Let’s do a project together.” And woodworking is our usual mode for making things. Messing about with wood… Read more

Our Tiny House Experiment

Our Tiny House Experiment

The nuttiest thing we’ve ever done as a family was to move out of our house and into a one room trailer. A tiny house. Two adults, a four year old, and two cats in a 120 square foot camper. We hauled all of our own water, used a composting toilet, a solar shower, and we… Read more

Men avoid green choices to preserve their manliness

Men avoid green choices to preserve their manliness

Manliness is killing the planet. Sort of. But new research suggests that masculine branding of eco-friendly products could help change that. Are you the type of guy who goes out of his way to convince others of your manly nature? Do you feel the need to talk down about the neighbor’s hybrid car or solar… Read more

Birth injury lawyers: What do they do?

Birth injury lawyers: What do they do?

Birth injuries can happen for a number of reasons, but when caused by medical negligence, you have the legal right and option to hold the responsible healthcare provider accountable. A qualified birth injury lawyer will help you to understand your rights while working assiduously to ensure that you have a good chance of winning the… Read more

Natural & DIY Remedies For Bug Bites, Stings, Sunburns, & Scratches

Natural & DIY Remedies For Bug Bites, Stings, Sunburns, & Scratches

Even the most vigilant families can fall prey to any number of summertime ailments, whether that’s overexposure to the sun, getting bit by mosquitoes or stung by bees, or getting scratched up wading through the brambles. And while most of these are not likely to be life-threatening (barring an allergic reaction), they can be rather… Read more

Getting Prepared for Competitive Bodybuilding: Tips and Takeaways

Getting Prepared for Competitive Bodybuilding: Tips and Takeaways

I was never big into competitive female bodybuilding, despite an obsession with lifting weights and building muscle. Then I lost a little bet to my best friend Lauren involving the Olympics and had to sign up for the fall competition in our home city. She was already signed up but was desperate for someone to… Read more

11 Popular Herbs Which Have Been Used For Centuries

11 Popular Herbs Which Have Been Used For Centuries

Instead of opening the medicine cabinet for relief from aches and pain, try the pantry instead! For thousands years, people have turned to herbs and their healing powers for the body. Now, these herbs are the very easy to find. To get you started, here are 11 herbal remedies that have been used around the… Read more

How to Make Family Time Meaningful

How to Make Family Time Meaningful

Today’s families are busier than ever. Dads and moms alike tend to spend much more than 40 hours at work, while kids have school, friends, and various extracurricular activities dominating their days. In between meetings and soccer practice, many modern families find it difficult to spend any time together whatsoever, let alone plan experiences they… Read more