Rush to Press

How often are we not in the present moment?  How much time do we spend thinking about the past or the future, so much so that we miss life as it is happening?  The other night I was feeding my daughter and feeling the pull of the phone/web, but fought that urge and just watched […]

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Dad Moments

Saturday morning routine for me is to wake up when my alarm clock goes off.  What time is that you might be asking?  It depends.  My alarm clock on the weekend is a little girl usually just talking (read babbling) through the baby monitor.  I get out of bed and head immediately into the kitchen […]

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Making it Routine

Having a hard time taking some time to yourself to get balanced?  Too often the hustle and bustle of life gets in the way.  You may think there just aren’t enough hours let alone minutes in the day to spare.  There are, but you have to look for them!  For example, pumping gas, sitting at […]

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Am I doing this right?

If you have taken up the meditation challenge or maybe have been doing it for years you may be asking yourself, “How do I know if I am doing this right?”  While anytime you take some time to balance yourself out is a time well spent it is nice to know that you are indeed […]

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One of THOSE days

Ever have one of those days where you just run around, nothing goes right, and you feel like you didn’t get anything accomplished at all?  My day was kind of like that.  Now there were a couple of positive things that happened but I left work with very little satisfaction.  I have a 45 minute […]

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It’s about your health

My goal with this blog from the beginning has been about being healthy for my daughter and my wife.  I want to be able to do all the things my parents did with my brother and me.  I want to be able to chase my little girl around the yard, coach whatever sport she is […]

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Becoming a Functional Dad

A Exploration into spiritual, physical and mental fitness for the over 40 father-to-be and beyond So this wasn’t our plan. My wife and I had made a decision not to have children. We got married later, both had careers and I had a mountain of student loan debt. Well God had other plans for us. […]

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May the Fourth Be with You!

Happy Star Wars Day! So anyone who knows me knows I am a Star Wars Geek.  At one point as a youngster I wanted to change my name to Luke Skywalker.  But alas that is but the naiveté of youth.  But I still want to be a Jedi.  Lucas, of course, based a lot pertaining to […]

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Meditation May

When somebody says meditation what comes to your mind?  Sitting around in a lotus position chanting ‘Om.’ to reach a higher plane.  That’s what I thought about it a while back (we’re talking like years and years ago).  Here is what defines Meditation as: Meditation:  noun 1. the act of meditating. 2. continued or extended thought; […]

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One Day to go…

 and its going to get real After today our Whole30 experience will be over…or will it.  This is the discussion my wife and I have had over the past week and what we each have been thinking about.  Needless to say what we have learned and the benefits we have gained we want to keep going. […]

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