Reasons why fathers are important

Reasons why fathers are important When I see someone who has made bad choices in life the first thing I ask is what was their family life like.  Are mom and dad happily married?  If mom and dad are divorced…

Ferne Clyffe State Park Tent Camping

Ferne Clyffe State Park Tent Camping Recently my son and I decided to take a quick 1-night camping trip to Ferne Clyffe State Park. It was very last minute so I got online and looked to see what our options…

Why I owe my parents everything

I saw a meme the other day from someone that basically equated to this statement. “I don’t owe my parents anything” I dug deeper into why someone would say that. Some people felt like their parents mistreated them which is…

Expectations of being a father

It’s Saturday morning and I hear these words coming over the baby monitor “dada … dada … DADA!” I look at the clock and realize it is not even 6 am. Why are these kids awake? Can I just get…

Cub Scout First Aid Kit Ideas

One of the six essentials in Cub Scouts is a first aid kit. We like to call it a boo-boo kit because it doesn’t have to be something huge. Just a small kit for a few scratches or cuts if…

Why do Cub Scout packs fail?

This is a common scenario, you want to enroll your child in scouts so you go out and look for a local pack to join. I have seen these situations play out in a variety of ways.  You show up…