“I’m not fully aware of how I let time with my family slip away as much as it had. I can tell you this: it was a… Read more “Beer and Wisdom: Recalibration”
“The trouble is you think you have time”- Buddha Many times I sit down to write; however, I find a topic isn’t necessarily coming to mind. The… Read more “Beer and Wisdom: Time”
“No complacency, no fucking slack”- Jocko Willink Its was often written on the chalk board of many tactical police courses or said in the tragic debrief of… Read more “Complacency Kills”
“You cannot picture true strength, but you can live it.” -The Dad Lift Strength Pictured Recently I read a post on Instagram asking, “How can you take… Read more “Picture of Strength”
“Life is pain, Princess. Anyone who says different is selling something” – Wesley (The Princess Bride) The Dad Bod, a term I only recently became familiar with.… Read more “The Dad Fog”
“There is no job more important than parenting. This I believe.” – Ben Carson Be assured, things will undoubtedly change. The days ahead will be much… Read more “The New Father “
A key essential to cultivating gratitude in our children is allowing them to struggle. Efren gets personal, reflecting on his own growth and how we can best help our children grow through struggle also.