my girls

Dads and Daughters

I’m raising two girls – Abigail, 8 and Amalie, 4. I’ve got a 1 year-old …

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What I’ve Learned From My Kids

At one point, I knew I was the smartest person in the world. I knew …

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Heart = Melted

Some days, it seems as though the clouds can’t get any darker. It seems as …

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I Don’t Understand My Kids

If you’re considering having children some day, don’t expect everything to be hunky-dory and self-explanatory. …

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Soaking Up Dad

I figured out why they called that children’s character SpongeBob. Because our kids are nothing …

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Another Brick in the Wall (Give Your Kids a Break)

Hey, teacher – leave those kids alone! Maybe the same could be said for some …

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Don’t Underestimate Your Role, Dad

Given the opportunity, kids will raise themselves. This was me, holding my son, Andon, who …

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What I have learned as a husband – Part 2

In the first part (check it out here), I shared some lessons about what I’ve learned …

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Under the Chimney – A Christmas Story

This morning I set about translating this story.  It is an old story, from Germany. …

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The Don’ts of Airline Travel

Since I’ve flown four times in the last week, I feel highly qualified to comment …

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The “S” word – the nasty one

I don’t get why this word seems to be one of the hardest words to …

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What Makes Your Heart Smile?

Think about it.  I’m guessing there are more things that can make your heart smile …

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Investing – The Parent Edition

I’ve found an investment opportunity that I want to share with you.  It’s the surest …

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What I have learned as a husband – Part 1

It’s not a lot, but it’s enough to have kept me alive. If you’re a …

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When a heart stops

Is it a good thing or a bad thing?  You can look at this from …

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