For several years, I have felt like I have been living life with one foot in and one foot out. I’ve spent a great deal of time contemplating what it would be like to fully live life on my own terms. As time passed I slowly began to develop somewhat of an inner rage. Not only was I constantly feeling like something was missing, but … Continue reading The Courage To Leap
As I’ve embarked on the task of trying to do the things that really matter there are certain things that begin to become more and more clear every single day. One of them being, there is no “magic” when it comes to accomplishing goals. Although the right state of mind is essential to finding sustainable growth, state of mind is internal and it in no … Continue reading The “In Spite Of’s” Make All the Difference
I remember when Kelly and I first decided we wanted to take our first leap together. We decided we wanted to find an Apartment in an area with a good school system for the Kids and fully commit to living our lives together. I was living at home with Mom and Dad and Kelly was living with her Mom and we were just kind of … Continue reading Unforced Frugality
As I may have stated before, There’s a lot of different things I’ve been wanting to learn a lot more about. I’m one of those people that tends to read and study just a little too much without just jumping in and getting started. So in the spirit of what DaddyBe is all about I’ve decided to make an action I took today a part … Continue reading Quick Grabs: March Stock Purchase H
Today was a day that started off good but as it went on it just kind of went to hell and for some reason there happened to be a couple of instances that made me really start to think about where I am and if it’s really where I want to be. Sometimes it really doesn’t take much. Sometimes it’s just something that’s said the … Continue reading That kind of Day
Last night as I sat proofreading David’s (My Son) essay my wife began to experience some difficulty getting my Daughter (Dejia) to focus on her homework. Let me give you a little more insight about our family make up. As I have mentioned in earlier post Kelly and I met in 2009. Kelly had been previously married and had two wonderful children that added a … Continue reading Make Sure They Know How Perfect They Are
Last year I made it a goal to read more and it for sure was one of the goals I knocked out of the park. one thing I learned, is reading has a much bigger impact on my thoughts and actions than I previously realized. A lot of what I read was in what many would call the self -help genre and that is pretty … Continue reading “Gotta Read”s for 2017
As the 2015 year came to a close I began to see and read lots of articles about Great morning rituals that made for an even greater day. There are lots of opinions on the matter and I am sure many of them are beneficial. There were some that stood out to me more than others and ultimately I was encouraged to find what I … Continue reading 2017 Morning Boost: Get Thankful, Get Pumped, Get Clear, Get Started!
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” is a statement I agree with 100%. The nostalgia that comes along with the Holiday season is something I have cherished since childhood. As I’ve grown, the warmth of spending time with family and making wonderful memories with my wife and the kids is something I wouldn’t trade for the world. But with all the joy and … Continue reading CHRISTmas
Hey! At this point I am really not ashamed to say I’m not exactly sure what this is the beginning of. Is it going to be Great! Will it inspire or help someone. Will it allow me to get some of my joys, pains, thoughts, feelings, and just some of the practical things I think are useful for growing as a Husband, Father down on paper? … Continue reading The Beginning of Something….