Six Scoops and God Only Knows How Many Carbs but Zero Regrets

Since becoming a single parent for the second time 2 years ago, I've tried to really put a focus on family time because my kids felt like their family had shattered. Consistency is so important with kids because it helps them to feel safe and loved. One of the things that I wanted to do was have something like a taco Tuesday, but only two of us like tacos. I wanted whatever we did to be all inclusive and accommodate all four of us at the same time. That's why I decided to do dinner and a movie Friday's. I order dinner and we all agree on a movie to watch. Usually, it ends up being pizza, which is not carb friendly, in case you're wondering. That's okay because I…


Why family time is so important to me (25 pictures)

The other day I took the family to the Garden Center. It was relatively nice put and I want everyone to get used to being more active, especially as Spring approaches. Everyone had fun and I was able to take some pictures. Family time like this is so important because it helps us all to put aside what causes us distress, even for a little while, and live life without fear or reservation. Selfishly, I need moments like these because my life isn't easy. It's not even remotely easy on the best of days. When I place myself in situations like this, I find peace and can center myself, both of which makes me a better husband and father. I thought I would share some of the pictures I took…


I’m surprising my wife and kids tonight

I'm taking the family to see the final Maze Runner movie tonight. We have seen the first two, and everyone is dying to see the new one. Unfortunately, we have to get to an evening showing but it will be so cool to go out as a family. It will end up being a late night, but the boys will be visiting their grandparents in the morning, so Lizze and I can get some rest if it ends up being a rough night. I'm excited that I'm doing well enough financially, that on occasion, we can do things like this. It's been a long road, but we're finally coming into our own..