No, We Won’t Buy You a…

Our main goal as parents was to end up with happy, healthy, self-sufficient adults.

We can’t tell anyone how to do this — everyone’s different and Lord knows we made our share of mistakes along the way — but we can offer an insight that we’ve gained through our own offspring’s transitions from childhood to adulthood.

Don’t give kids everything they want, just everything they need.

A whole lot of what they want is stupid crap and… CONTINUE READING >>

Our main goal as parents was to end up with happy, healthy, self-sufficient adults.

We can’t tell anyone how to do this — everyone’s different and Lord knows we made our share of mistakes along the way — but we can offer an insight that we’ve gained through our own offspring’s transitions from childhood to adulthood.

Don’t give kids everything they want, just everything they need.

A whole lot of what they want is stupid crap and… CONTINUE READING >>

How to Support Your College Student

College can be a really tough, tough time. But, the good news for all the Dad’s out there, is that they are in an amazing position to help their child. Here is a whole host of suggestions that you could implement in order to really help your child out… CONTINUE READING >> 

College can be a really tough, tough time. But, the good news for all the Dad’s out there, is that they are in an amazing position to help their child. Here is a whole host of suggestions that you could implement in order to really help your child out… CONTINUE READING >> 

Going to College with Your Adult Kids – Does It Work?

Now that you’ve gotten your grown-up children out of the house, you’re thinking of how much time you’re not getting to spend together. In a streak of genius, you decide that enrolling at college while your child takes classes on campus is the best way to keep your familial bonds… CONTINUE READING >> 

Now that you’ve gotten your grown-up children out of the house, you’re thinking of how much time you’re not getting to spend together. In a streak of genius, you decide that enrolling at college while your child takes classes on campus is the best way to keep your familial bonds… CONTINUE READING >> 

Why You Should Pursue a Science Degree as You Travel

If you are preparing to travel, then have you considered taking an online course on the road? Equally, if you’re taking an online course have you considered packing it up and taking it with you somewhere? Both groups could benefit from combining their education with adventure… CONTINUE READING >> 

If you are preparing to travel, then have you considered taking an online course on the road? Equally, if you’re taking an online course have you considered packing it up and taking it with you somewhere? Both groups could benefit from combining their education with adventure… CONTINUE READING >> 

Graduation A Go-Go

“Graduation speeches were invented largely in the belief that college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated.” – Garry Trudeau

Between our brood of three and my brother’s trio we have six kids within a ten year age span. That used to mean some hilarious… CONTINUE READING >>

“Graduation speeches were invented largely in the belief that college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated.” – Garry Trudeau

Between our brood of three and my brother’s trio we have six kids within a ten year age span. That used to mean some hilarious… CONTINUE READING >>