Every Dad Can Be Their Child's Favorite Super Hero.

Running for Charity

In one of my earlier posts, Find the Reason, I talked about needing a reason to run. Many people run to lose weight and stay in shape. Others run to challenge themselves and push their bodies to the limit. Still…
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The First Four Weeks

Angry Jacob

Leading up to the birth of my little one, I read some parenting blogs, a book called “Dude, You’re Gonna Be a Dad“, and took the parenting classes (talked about in “The Birth” post).  However, nothing, and I mean nothing,…
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It Finally Happened

Fat Daddy in a Pumpkin Patch

Note: This post is from November 2012. Read more of my weight journey here. It finally happened.  We went pumpkin picking over the weekend, happily enjoying the day, until I got home and looked through the photos while munching on…
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Hug Your Dad

My Dad

If you’re angry at a loved one, hug that person.  And mean it.  You may not want to hug – which is all the more reason to do so.  It’s hard to stay angry when someone shows they love you,…
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Finding the Time


Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still. – Henry David Thoreau This past Friday while I was at the doctor’s office with my wife for her post-birth follow-up…
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