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Strawberry Shortcake Threesome

February 16, 2014 - no comments. Posted by in Dad Life, Whatever.

Eat you heart out Martha.

Eat your heart out Martha.

Now that I’ve lured you in, I want to share an amazing simple recipe I came up with today. Being that I’m in the works on our Louisiana Strawberry Vinaigrette, I have a lot of fresh strawberries laying around the house and I have to be a little creative. So, I took on the strawberry shortcake, using ingredients from our vinaigrette: Fresh strawberries, cane syrup, and poppy seeds — I have more of that than I know what to do with, our batch consists of over 40,000 local, fresh strawberries.

So here we go, have fun: Read more »

30 Things to do with your Kids – For Free

July 25, 2013 - no comments. Posted by in Dad Life, Doing.

Feeding the ducks at a park

Feeding the ducks at a park

Being an entrepreneur or business owner, or just working all the time, you have to find what it is that you are really working for. It’s real easy to get caught up in your business that you neglect your personal business. So to spend more time with my kids, I created a Daddy Day and my kids love it. Read more »

Find the “Secret Sauce” between Work and Family

March 10, 2012 - 2 comments. Posted by in Dad Life, Doing.

meet dick.

Meet Dick

Dick has a dream, a day-job, a wife, and two kids. Dick knows there are only 24 hours in a day, and its impossible to bring harmony to all.

  • The day-job takes a good bit of your time.
  • The kids need your time.
  • The wife says you don’t spend enough time together.
  • And the dream wants prime time.

Own your time

The problem isn’t time. Everyone has the same amount of time in a day as you do. Look at Bob Marly, Thomas Edison, Abraham Lincoln, and Albert Einstein. I know, but you have kids and they take all of the precious little time you have. Right? Well Bob Marley had 11, Edison had 6, Lincoln had 4, Einstein had 3 and I have two.

The phrase: “A successful businessman rarely makes a great father” is bullshit. These people don’t know how to manage time effectively or just work for work sake to feel productive.

The problem is organizing your time. It’s amazing how organized you can be in your life. Managing the budget, the family, the kids — yet when it comes to “Me Time” you’re scattered brain.

This is how you do it

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