Building Memories with DIY Projects

The Daddy's Life

This is a guest blog post from Jonathan Macy, founder of The Daddy's Life about how to build memories with your kids with Do-It-Yourself Projects. "Building Memories With DIY Projects" Any parent will attest that raising a child is expensive.  You can try to be a good shopper and search out deals and not spend excessively, but that only helps to a point.  Not buying your child every new … [Read more...]

First Time Camping with your Kids


Ken Carfagno • Along his journey from artist to engineer to entrepreneur, Ken Carfagno became a dad. And like many new dads, his kids inspired a long-forgotten gift–Ken could make up stories and draw his kids into them. This sparked a dream that lead to Dadnamics, the infusion of creativity, adventure, and silliness into dad time. And hopefully, Dadnamics will spark a dream inside of you … [Read more...]

How Many Pictures Of Your Kids Is Too Many?

Chris Gorney

Chris Gorney is a dad one of one, living in the UK, who blogs about his experiences and shares what he's learned along the way about fatherhood at How many pictures of your kids is too many? The short answer is that you can’t have too many photos of your kids, for the most part anyway. You can post too many photos to your Facebook profile and annoy your … [Read more...]

Reflections on Fatherhood

Guest Daddy

Chris Dissler is the father of two kids under the age of five, which presents itself with a great number of daily fodder for his writing, so he started a blog called Wine ’N Kids, where he drinks wine and talks about being a parent. A man of many hats at his office job during the day, at night he become a self-proclaimed Daddy Play-Gym and best friend to his kids. The only true wish he has is … [Read more...]

How to Cope with Being an Unemployed Dad

Aaron Steele

This is a guest blog post by Aaron Steele, a 25 year old husband and father from Australia. A little while ago, Aaron lost my job and suddenly realized that he was overweight, broke, unemployed and had no real skills. Aaron decided that he was sick of the way his life was playing out and he wanted to make some serious and carefully planned changes. Aaron began The Lifestyle Overhaul as a means of … [Read more...]

Life Lessons from My Dad

Dr Julian Hosp

This is a guest blog post by Dr. Julian Hosp - an author, entrepreneur, and leapfrog high performer. Julian was born in 1986 in Austria. In his teens he played professional basketball in Austria and then went on to become a professional kitesurfer for almost ten years. There he wrote his first book, “Kitesurfing Tricktionary”. He graduated from Innsbruck Medical University in 2011, but later … [Read more...]

Stories of a Dad

Stories of a Dad

This is a guest blog post by Adam Hickmott, founder of the Stories of a Dad website. Make sure you check out Adam's website for more great blog posts like this one! This is a story about the toughest time in our lives, Chelsea,  I, and our family had to try to over come a monumental mountain, as you will read as the story goes on the human body no matter how small is an incredible thing. … [Read more...]

Your Greatest Present is Your Presence


Who reading this owns a cell phone? I’m going to go out on a limb and say anyone reading this in 2015 definitely owns a cell phone. Where is that cell phone currently located? Your purse, pocket, or at least somewhere in close proximity to you? You might even be reading this post with that cell phone. Let me ask you another question. Who likes presents? We celebrate birthdays, … [Read more...]

Hey Kids! Let’s Talk about Money!!

Teaching Kids about Money

“Hey Kids! Let’s Talk About Money!!”    This is a guest blog by Bryan Sommer, new dad and lifelong financial literacy advocate, discussing ways to talk to your kids about money at any age. Bryan works as Vice-President of Interconnect Financial Services in Surrey, B.C, which was awarded 'Best Boutique Financial Planners-Canada' and 'Best Financial Planner in South Surrey & White … [Read more...]

Teaching our Kids to Pay It Forward

Michael Tudorie

This is a guest blog post about teaching our kids about paying it forward. Michael Tudorie is a passionate Realtor, husband, and father to an active four-year-old boy. Michael feels deeply rooted in his community. He is involved with the local Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he coaches soccer, mentors at the local school, and is a volunteer Big  Brother. In this article, Michael shares some … [Read more...]

Year-end Tax Tips by Financial Sensei


This is a guest blog post by Alireza Fadaie, a passionate father of a young boy and financial planner based out of Vancouver, BC, Canada. Ali's nickname is the "Financial Sensei." In this guest blog post, Ali gives some Year-end Tax Tips. Alireza Fadaie, Eng. PFP, CHS is the Financial Sensei. He has been working in the financial industry in greater Vancouver since 2004 and holds professional … [Read more...]