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Dadlete Stress and Recovery

  There’s one part of being a Dadlete that is often forgotten. There’s a lot of stress and challenge that goes into being a Dadlete. That leads to a great deal of mental and physical stress. And because of that there is a certain quality that is necessary – recovery. People recoup and recover in […]

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The Ragnarok Riot

I had many expectations for Thor Ragnarok. I am happy to report that they were all exceeded by the presentation I got to screen this past Monday. First a little background. I recall hearing that this was supposed to be the darkest Thor movie yet. If you do just a little Norse Mythology research you […]

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The Pumpkin Patch of Parenthood 

Parenthood is like a pumpkin patch. Excuse the Forest Gump moment here, but parenthood is like a pumpkin patch sometimes. Well, let me explain.  If you’ve ever been to a pumpkin patch, you are familiar with the vast overwhelming pasture of promise. You approach the patch with the belief that the perfect pumpkin is there. […]

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Splash

  As a Dadlete, I try to make a splash as often as I can. The word splash has a positive connotation to it. However, in this case, it was a sign of my failure. And a sign of the fun I was having.  Part of being a Dadlete is venturing out of your comfort […]

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Defying Gravity

Defying Gravity? Dadletes do that, but why? If you consider the strength and concentration it takes to defy gravity, it is a worthy foe for a Dadlete. Yes, in theory, gravity is the weakest of the fundamental forces (according to my research). However, that does not make it weak. So how did I, a humble […]

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A Dadlete Under Where?

A Dadlete Under Where? I used to be an athlete. In my head I was an elite athlete. In reality, I was simply average. But I did all the things – I lifeted, I ran (when I had to), I did plyometrics, I lifted, I threw heavy things. I practiced, practiced, and practiced. I remember […]

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A Talk about Responsibility

I have partnered with Ask, Listen, Learn for this post. Though it is a sponsored post, my words and thoughts are my own.   Responsibility comes in a number of forms. Of course there is the act of responsibility, but, as parents, sometimes responsibility occurs in the form of a conversation. My daughter is 9. She […]

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A New View of the World

I have partnered with Life of Dad  and Pampers for this promotion. My thoughts and point of view are my own. But keep in mind it is not just me saying #ThanksBaby. There are tons of dads doing it. Please do yourself a favor and check out the hashtag and see what all we are thankful […]

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Thanks, Coach Ross

I’ve been working with Dove Men + Care on their #TheretoCare campaign. This blog post is a bonus (not a requirement) because I really want to share the influence Coach Ross had on me in college. The DM+C video that is currently out is about celebrating the father figures in our lives outside of our […]

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3 Things to Know about Cars 3

The wait is over. Lightning McQueen is back in Cars 3. Here are 3 things you need to know about the new movie Cars 3!   Can you see the movie if you haven’t seen the other two? In a word. Yes. The plot does fit in with the backstory of the previous two movies, […]