A Guide to Squeezing Exercise into a Busy Life

  Photo: Pexels   What up, y’all. Today, I’m featuring a collaborative guest post by Sean Lynam.  Sean is a fitness enthusiast and personal trainer by profession, and a freelance writer by passion. Sean writes and shares his knowledge for a range of fitness publications and nutrition brands. Enjoy!   We all know that life can get really busy, making […]

Mike Vs Taylor Swift

  The other day, I found myself looking into flights to Vancouver. It’s not because we were planning on taking a vacation to Vancouver anytime soon. Taylor Swift had announced that she was adding a date in Vancouver in 2024, for her Eras Tour. I immediately registered with Ticketmaster for the opportunity to be selected for the opportunity to buy […]

Self-Care Tips For Busy Dads Who Need A Break

    Note: the following is a partnered post. I thought that it contained some good advice, so I figured I’d run with it on here. Enjoy, playas.       Being a dad is a challenging role to be in at times. There’s always someone who needs your attention or your help.  However, you can’t let your health and […]

3 Ways To Declutter As A Parent

image credit (The following is a partnered post.  As someone with a pretty cluttered house, there are some good tips here. I figured I’d run this post as it was submitted to me. Enjoy.) As a parent, it’s highly likely that at some point in your parenting journey, you will become overwhelmed by stuff! We all know what type of […]

How To Talk To Your Child About Self-Harm

  (Note: The following is a guest collaborative post not written by yours truly, about a pretty heavy topic.  I know that you usually come here for my irreverent musings, so consider this like when comedy TV shows back in the day would tackle a serious subject ie “Tonight, on a very special episode of Blossom.” Enjoy, and I’ll catch […]

Cheap And Easy DIY Escape Room For Kids

  It was my daughter J’s 9th birthday recently, and, just like last year, we had to kibosh any party plans because of the pandemic. Gatherings still aren’t really allowed, and most fun places to go are closed.  She likes puzzles, and mentioned wanting do an escape room before.   Replicating the experience of one at our house seemed easy enough. […]

Three Parenting Stories

  Now, how’s that for a captivating title? Pretty self-explanatory. Since today is  Black Friday, I got three  random parenting stories for y’all, for the price of, uh, none.  Anyway, let’s get to it!     THE BIGGER PICTURE     I’ve talked on here before about how little kids should worry about little kid stuff, and not real world […]