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Importance of Dads

21 Jun

      Father’s Day just passed and sometimes you have to wonder if that is an overlooked holiday.  The throw in holiday to go along with Mother’s Day which is treated like a far superior day of the year. That day is all about flowers, cards, breakfast in bed, dinners, and gifts.  Father’s Day [...]

Ready for your playdate

12 May

Playtex playdates

With two kids, many friends with kids, class trips, and a busy schedule you have to find ways to keep kids interested.  I have a 16 month old and a 4 year old that can wear you down without a blink of an eye.  My 4 year old is already in his 3rd year of [...]

Honey Bunches of Oats: Smile While You Shake It

27 Jan

Kick off your morning with a well-balanced breakfast that will give you room to indulge in your favorite holiday dishes with your family. Honey Bunches of Oats® Greek Honey Crunch is the first variety to include Greek yogurt, which has become a recent breakfast favorite.  Honey Bunches of Oats® Greek Honey Crunch has the perfect [...]

Big Pharma, Bigger Problems

19 Dec

Take a look at the case against Big Pharma’s Big Business. While we know that pharmaceutical companies are in it for the money, it’s often shocking to realize to what lengths many will go for the bottom dollar. If a former Merck CEO was quoted as saying, “I want to sell drugs to everyone. I [...]

Adidas Getting Noobdad in Shape with Springblade

12 Nov

As a dad with two young boys at home, a job, household responsibilities, late nights, and no longer being 18 I need to watch what I eat and work to stay in shape.  I spent eight years as a competitive running in high school and college.  I ran many hundreds of miles of the course [...]

Sing the Band-Aid song and win $5000

7 Aug

Everyone knows that when their kid gets a boo boo or ouchy or any number of bumps or bruises the brand to turn to is Band-Aid brand bandages.  Not only do you know the brand you also know their catchy Stuck On Me jingle that makes you want to sing a long.  Well instead of [...]

Lessons in Parenting From a Dog Lover

23 Jul

When my twin sons hit the terrible twos, a part of me wished they were more like dogs. Dogs can be left alone for hours, don’t need a babysitter, don’t talk back and definitely let you sleep more. Of course I’m not serious…but if you’re a parent with a toddler, it only takes a few [...]

Kid Proof Your Phone with LifeProof

23 Jul

As a parent of a three year old and a 6 month old little boy I know that they both like to think anything they can touch belongs to them no matter what I say.  Unfortunately that includes electronics, money, credit cards, car keys, and my mobile phone.  My iPhone is not a fan of [...]

Experience the Cheetahpult

27 Jun

If you need to find something to do while sitting at work enjoying your lunch – which should include some new Cheetos Mixups – you should give the Cheetos Cheetahpult a try.  How many points can you rack up launching little cheesy treats across a bunch of rooms?  Give it a try, come back, and [...]

Heisman for Humanity

14 Jun

Habitat for Humanity has been building homes and helping people for a long time.  They have been teamed up with Nissan since 2005 and  the auto maker brought in Heisman Trophy winners to help continue the rebuilding effort in New Orleans.  Hurricane Katrina might be a distant memory for many around the country, bur for [...]