3 Apps For Your Family Vacation

It’s summer time and that means family vacations.  My family and I are planning on a trip in July to St. Augustine.  There are many stresses involved with family vacations.  We will be driving around 3 hours.  That means my 5 year old will ask “How much farther?” around 150 times before we get there.

Working From Home With Kids

For anyone who had ever dealt with a long commute or long hours in a cubicle, working from home feels like a day off many times and should be considered a luxury.  Working from home has other benefits, such as gas savings, less wasted time (waiting in traffic), a comfortable environment, and (my favorite) you

Who Wants A Donkey Ride? (For Mother’s Day)

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This is going to be a short post but the story was too funny not to tell. I took my two boys (10 & 5) to Walmart the Saturday morning before Mother’s Day to get something for my wife (their mom) and to let her sleep in.  Because let’s face it, you can’t sleep with

iPad Obsession

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I’m a terrible parent.  I made the mistake several months back of letting my 4 yr old play with my iPad.   I honestly never use it. I have a HP Windows tablet that I use so the iPad was just sitting around most of the time.  So I got him a few games and

Family Time vs Your Business

I think it’s fitting that the first post on my new blog is one that mixes family and business.  You see, this blog is a mashup of two blogs I previously ran.     But we’ll get to that later.  I’d like to start by asking a question of you dads (or moms) out there

How Well Do You Know Your Wife?

Have you ever seen The Newlywed Game?  It’s a great show which takes newlyweds and asks them various questions about each other to see how well they know each other.  Well, our church recently had a banquet for Valentine’s Day and we played a version of this game.  Except this was made up of couples

3 Ways To Stick To Your Family Budget

Unless your last name is Rockefeller, Trump, Gates, or Winfrey then you probably sometimes worry about your family’s financial situation.  We all know that a family budget is the smart way to stay on top of your finances unless you are independently wealthy.  Even if you make lots of money, following a family budget will

Family Trip: Holiday Festival of Lights

Charleston County, South Carolina has a great event each year during the Christmas season.  The Holiday Festival of Lights at James Island County Park features over 700 displays with over 2 million lights.  The Holiday Festival of lights is ranked on the top of many lists around the world for light displays. We live in

The Great Bathroom Explorer

My four year old has a mission in life.  It must be a great feeling to be only four and already know what you want to do with your life.  What’s his mission?   To go to every bathroom on the planet.  It never fails, when we go somewhere the first thing he does is