Including his teachers, civil leaders and me. I’ve always been a very “by the rules” type of person. I was raised to follow the rules. If I didn’t listen the first time my parents...
Our floors have never looked so good. Seriously. The scheduling thing is a life saver. Life is busy and always full of things to do. The iRobot Roomba 870 has been able to take care of our floors when we can’t take care of them ourselves. Its available for purchase at Best Buy right now. Now that we have one in our home I can’t imagine ever giving it up.
Dad blogging lost one of its heroes this past weekend. His name was Oren Miller and cancer took him from us. Oren started a Facebook group in December of 2012. His goal was to create a community for dads to share ideas, increase their influence and help create a better form of fatherhood. He simply named it Dad Bloggers.
I grew up watching Star Trek reruns on TV and watched the movies on repeat through elementary, middle and high school. Spock was an iconic character from the future brought to life in only the way Leonard Nimoy could have done. I had wanted to meet him in person, but sadly was never afforded the chance. The way I view the world was largely shaped by this practical and logical (sometimes even playful) character in a fictitious science fiction universe. I’m sad to see him gone.
I was clueless when I first became a dad. My childcare experience consisted of knowing that dropping a baby is bad and how to make peanut butter & jelly sandwiches. The first diaper I ever changed was Mr. Dude’s on the day he was born. I’d “watched” my nephews once or twice, but never for over an hour and always with the assistance of a television.