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...]

10 Dad Bathroom Necessities

This is a guest blog post from Jack who works at The Bath Outlet. Jack is a father of three who functions best on four hours of sleep. When he’s not running after the younglings, Jack can be found working in his garage or marketing away at The Bath Outlet. In this guest blog post, Jack writes about the 10 essential products that every dad's bathroom needs! 10 Dad Bathroom Necessities Because … [Read more...]

Detoxing Dad

Darian is principal of the award-winning Digital Marketing and PR firm known as Jelly. If you didn't already know, Darian brings unparalleled charisma and excitement to the brands that he popularizes (is yours one of them?). Known for off-the-wall ideas and fantastic stories, Darian's energy keeps the Jelly bus rolling down fun and fabulous roads. In this guest blog post, Darian writes about the … [Read more...]

Junior Golf – The Importance of Getting Started at a Young Age

This is a guest blog post by Rahim Gulam about the importance of getting started golfing at a young age. One of my goals as a professional golf instructor is to introduce and grow the sport of golf by providing as many people as I can the opportunity to participate in a sport that promotes their physical, mental and emotional well-being.  Golf is one of the only sports that has honesty and … [Read more...]

Tips for Starting a Business as a New Dad

Sean Braacx is the founder of Whys Learning, a technology startup in Vancouver, and more importantly, a relatively new father. In the past 10 months he has become a dad, quit his job, started a company, and managed to stay alive to tell the story. In this guest post he talks about his experience over the past year including some lessons he would like to impart with other fathers who are looking to … [Read more...]

Sex Education for Fathers and Sons

When Len Filppu was faced with first time fatherhood at the age of 49, he didn’t know whether to celebrate with champagne or hemlock. But it turned out to be the best thing he ever did. Filppu is the author of a new parenting book entitled PRIME TIME DADS: 45 Reasons to Embrace Midlife Fatherhood. Discover Len’s book at, his Huffington Post pieces … [Read more...]

Fathering Solo: Manual Sold Separately

Steve McDevitt is a new father of a baby boy. His blog, Pampers n’ Pints covers his trials and tribulations as he attempts to navigate his way through fatherhood. Where his blog lacks in actual parenting advice due to his short parenting tenure, it makes up for it in eccentric wit, ideal for comical stress relief which is what any dad could use. When he’s not writing he works for a cord blood … [Read more...]

Father of Six Boys

Oliver Edwards is the father of 6 boys aged 12 down to 4 year old twins.  They have since moved away from the Vancouver area, but still recall fondly their 13 years there.  Oliver is passionate about fathering, parenting, and the outdoors, regularly seeking out new ways to explore nature in all her wonders with his sons.  Oliver posts Youtube Vlogs about his family … [Read more...]

House Hunting in a New City with a Toddler

Matt Barron is a 28 year-old engineer who is building a rigorous course to help young men be better fathers, loving husbands and career-advancing professionals: All at once! In this guest blog post, Matt writes about house hunting with a toddler Learn about Matt's course here: Luckily, my in-laws live in the city we're relocating to.  I can at … [Read more...]

Showing Affection to our Children

Don Jackson is the Founder & CEO of Daddy Newbie. Follow along with his adventures in fatherhood (including all the fun times, the curiously hilarious moments, and the sleep-deprived musings). In this guest blog post, Don shares about the importance of showing affection to our children. I love my son and I love showing him that love whenever I can–be it a hug, cuddling, and of course … [Read more...]

Flex Work and Fatherhood

Kelly Milroy is Associate Vice President, Investor Relations at TD Bank Group. He has oversight of the Analytics team, which is responsible for competitive intelligence, and manages relationships with external financial analysts. Kelly joined TD in 1993 as an Investment Representative at TD’s self-directed brokerage operation. A CFA Charterholder, Kelly has an MBA from McMaster University and a BA … [Read more...]