Sending Money to Family Members Overseas

Daddy Blogger - Cartoon

  Since my wife lives in Vancouver and her parents live in the Philippines, we often send money home to support them in daily expenses, getting medicine, and special occasions. After all, they are both retired and they don't have a Government Pension Plan like Canada does. That's one thing I love about Filipino culture - the strong family ties. Even though the kids are overseas, they don't … [Read more...]

Internet Marketing Mastery Conference


  Greetings Daddy Blogger supportersAs a passionate father, I know you wanted to be informed and equipped about the latest marketing strategies to build your business so you can spend more time at home with your wife and kids. I wanted to introduce you to an amazing conference coming up in Vancouver called Internet Marketing Mastery, a 3 day content-rich event with over 30 of the best … [Read more...]

Get Set Go Entrepreneur Summit

Get Set Go Conference

My first major speaking engagement of the year will be on Sat, Jan 31, 2015 from 9 am - 5 pm at the Jewel Ballroom! I'll be sharing about how you can leverage a blog to build community! You can get 30% of the regular price by using promo code "DaddyBlogger": … [Read more...]

Daily Video Affirmations


Every year, I look for new and creative ways for me to achieve my goals for the year! For 2015, I am doing a Daily Video Affirmation which declares my top goals for the year! Here are my first 4 Video Affirmations - I do them once in the morning and once in the … [Read more...]

ManuLife #CentsAbility CheckOut


I checked in at the beginning of October, checked up at the middle of October, and checked out at the end of October for the ManuLife #CentsAbility Challenge. For the whole month, I tracked expenses, looking for unique tips for saving money on my trip to Toronto, in my business, with my wife and kids, and in our day-to-day living. For this post, I'm going to outline 10 Ways how I save Money in … [Read more...]

Speaking about Travel Blogging at the BC Association of Travel Writers

Travel Blogging

It was quite the honour to speak about Travel Blogging at the BC Association of Travel Writers last week on Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 from 7-9 pm in Yaletown! I started by sharing about my travel adventures followed by how people can make, market, and monetize a travel blog! Ever since my 20s, I have been passionate about travel. It all started after High School and as I entered University. In my … [Read more...]

Manulife #CentsAbility Mid-Month Check-In

Youth Hostel

It's been a fun journey this month tracking my spending and saving money where-ever and when-ever I can. At the beginning of October, I committed to track my spending this month and do a mid-month and end-of-month check in! Here's more about the #CentsAbility Challenge! For my Manulife mid-month check-in, I'll list out the different ways I saved money during my trip to Toronto for the Blissdom … [Read more...]

The Idea Party


Ideas are at the very heart of innovation, change, and transformation! Tonight, I had the opportunity to present "Blogging for Business: Making, Marketing, & Monetizing Your Blog" at The Idea Party at Suite Genius for the first time ever! I have been to the Idea Party as a participant twice before (once was at the YWCA as part of Vancouver Business Network and the second time was at ING … [Read more...]

Vancouver Entrepreneurs Group Launch Party


150+ entrepreneurs, 3,000+ tweets, 1 successful launch party! Our Vancouver Entrepreneurs Group Launch Party took place on Tuesday, Sept 30, 2014 from 7-10 pm at the Firefighter's Club in Burnaby! It took us 2 months of planning, dozens of emails, calls, Facebook messages, and meetings. Finally, the business has gone from conception to implementation! Dan Lok, DJ Lawrence, and I cofounded the … [Read more...]

Manulife #Centsability 30 Day Challenge


If you are like me, you are just not that into budgeting! In our home, my wife is the strong budgeter and financial manager. Luckily, I married someone who is "money savvy!" My beautiful wife Anne handles our mortgage, our bills, our paycheques, our expenses, etc. She's simple better at financial management, budgeting, and money tracking/admin than I am. However, after being married for 3 years, … [Read more...]

Beta Collective


Being a work home dad is extremely difficult especially with 2 little kids wanting and needing your attention consistently. I find my most productive hours are when my kids are napping in the afternoon or sleeping at night. At times, I will go to a coffee shop when I need to get work done. However, even then there are distractions from other people talking and coming in and out. And, a private … [Read more...]