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Thoughts on being a one income family (single income family)…

Thoughts on being a one income family (single income family)…

Thoughts on being a one income family (single income family)… Our family has survived on a single income for its entire existence (8 years and counting).  For the longest time, I thought this meant me simply working one job.  I’ve since matured financially to understand that you should never be a one-income family, even if only one person is working at a single job. A recent study by Families and Work Institute shows that 79 percent of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Business/Finances, Family/Life, Featured

Childhood Illness and Parental PTSD

Childhood Illness and Parental PTSD

      In my constant search for more information and better solutions to my son’s diabetic problems and blood disorder, I stumbled across an informative article at Daddy Types that can be found at the bottom of the page under “Inspirations and Resources”. The article covers Parental PTSD and how an illness in children affects their parents. It was a great read, and the topic has shed some light on my situation as a father. It’s … Read entire article »

Filed under: Family/Life, Featured, My Son has ITP, My Son is a Diabetic

Top 10 Posts on RMRD (September 2011)

Top 10 Posts on RMRD (September 2011)

Real Men, Real Dads has been around for approximately three months with around 75 blog posts published.  As of August 25, 2011, here are the top ten posts on the site, just in case you have missed some of the great reading! Did you know I set up a Michael Bolton gig? It feels like it has jelly beans in it Scottie Pippen: Lebron James over Michael Jordan Do You Have Bieber Fever? (My Justin Bieber Rant) Quantitative Easing 2 … Read entire article »

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Josh’s Story with Real Men, Real Dads

Josh’s Story with Real Men, Real Dads

  A little over seven years ago, I was a soldier in the U.S. Army. I had recently returned from a combat deployment to Iraq and immediately married my girlfriend, who had stuck by me for my entire year away. I had a lot of adjusting that needed to be done. I wasn’t ready for the fact that the world kept moving while my life had altered tremendously. There were no support … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Men, My Family, Random Thoughts

Only vacations and date nights?

Only vacations and date nights?

      In a marriage where children are part of the equation, priorities can conflict.  These conflicting priorities cause strain on the relationship between a husband and a wife, and it is important for the married couple find ways to spend time with each other.  The prevailing wisdom is that date nights and vacations are the only way to spend time together, but applying a different perspective can show a few other ways. There are moments when you and your … Read entire article »

Filed under: Family/Life, Men, My Family, Random Thoughts

Cooperating With Your Ex

Cooperating With Your Ex

A few days ago, I caught up on my reading of the OnlyDads blog.  One of the blog posts grabbed my attention more than the rest, in that it seemed to have a more personal tone.  It covered cooperating with your ex-wife, and I found it very informative. Apparently, the owner of the blog gets questions about how to deal with ex-wives often.  I can see where that is the case, as divorces are prevalent and the introduction of lawyers … Read entire article »

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