Category Archives: How To

Back Yard Beautification, Baby Steps

I do not love the desert, and that’s been my excuse for doing nothing to the back yard for the nearly three years I’ve been in my house. But no more… Oh, I still hate the desert, but I have … Continue reading

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What I Wish I’d Known – Before Joining the Military

On slow days like today where we're lucky to even change out of pajamas (lol, we didn't change from our pajamas) it gives me time to ponder. What I wish I'd known before I joined the military: This is NOT … Continue reading

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The Right Way to Teach

Imagine with me three methods to the same madness.  The objective is the same 'introduce the children to the school'. Teacher 1: Children, here is a map, as you can see we are here… *drones on*. Teacher 2:  Let's go … Continue reading

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Parenting Advice – Listen

One of the blessings that comes from having so many children is that there’s a lot I can learn that may help other parents so they can start with a step ahead. Every week I like to post a little … Continue reading

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How to Survive in the Desert – A Parents Guide

"It's a dry heat" I'm often told, and that's supposed to make me feel better about the temperature gauge in the car reading 109 degrees (that's 42.7 degrees Celsius!) Typically when someone says "But it's a dry heat" I think … Continue reading

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How to Have Good Dreams

It's common to be afraid of the unknown, adults face it all the time, so it's no wonder that mine are not the only children out there who try to avoid falling to sleep.  There are a few cures to … Continue reading

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Fatherly Advice – To my Children, Keep your Head in the Clouds

There's a lot I tell my children to help them grow into the kind of people they need to become.  I feel that it's appropriate to put it down here so that they may someday remember, so that maybe they … Continue reading

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Something like Parenting Advice – Steam Cleaner

  As a Father of four I've learned a lot over the years, and some things I've learned the hard way.  Hopefully I can help you learn things the easy way. One of the lessons you'll learn early in parenting … Continue reading

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How to Push Someone Away – Dating

I don't often post about my misadventures in dating, or talk much about how absolutely awesome (sarcastic) it is trying to occasionally date when I have four very important children in my life.  This is a subject that I'm sure … Continue reading

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How to Have a High Metabolism – Raw Vegan Shake Diet

Metabolism is the process your body uses to process food to keep you alive.  (Awesome definition, by me) What a high metabolism means is that your body burns a lot of energy very easily.  Low metabolism means that your body … Continue reading

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