Young Children Need Summer Fun To Overcome Covid Anxiety

Zoom kindergarten meetings, separation from family, and the anxiety our children experienced can be overcome if parents emphasize playing and socializing this summer. News broadcasts speak often about the overall anxiety we’ve experienced during Covid and often cite how children have felt the brunt of social restrictions. Some reports suggest a large percentage of children... Continue Reading →

Rookie Father – Now Available at WalMart.com

WalMart.com, in anticipation of the Father's Day gift-giving season, has made Rookie Father available for purchase on their website. I'm excited to announce another retailer carrying Rookie Father - a Playbook for Men who are Brand New to Fatherhood. This represents one of the largest retailers in the country. I'm grateful for the efforts my... Continue Reading →

My Son Takes a Tour of his Great-Grandmother’s House

If you had the opportunity to attend an open house, once owned by your child’s great grandmother, would you go? The realtor passed the information along to my 92-year-old grandmother, who in turn shared it with my mother who then told me about it back in 2005. “The buyer plans to make zero changes. She... Continue Reading →

Podcast Interview – The Dad Edge and Rookie Father

Larry Hagner hosted me on his Podcast, The Dad Edge, and we had a great discussion about marriage, raising kids, and fatherhood. Fatherhood comes in all shapes and sizes, and when you speak to someone who is an experienced interviewer and fellow author, the questions are direct and more importantly, honest. That was my take... Continue Reading →

Infection Rates Dropping—Make 2022 The Year of The Summer Party

Remember the phrase, “Winter is coming?” Covid infection rates are dropping rapidly, let’s plan to celebrate because… ‘SUMMER IS COMING!’ The New York Times reports a drop of 65% in covid infections as of today. Pause on that for a moment and consider the following perspective: If 2020 equated to the year of infection… And... Continue Reading →

Rookie Father – Available For Purchase

I'm pleased to announce Rookie Father is available for purchase at major and local bookstores across the country. Familius Publishing released Rookie Father today and it is available for purchase at national retailers such as Target, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon. Local bookstores are stocking it as well, and websites such as Books-A-Million, IndieBound, and... Continue Reading →

Medium.com Article – 160+ Years Since Fathers Enjoyed so Much Family Time

The Author of Rookie Father shares an article he penned for Medium.com. Medium.com published an article I penned about fatherhood and how dads today have not been around this much since the dawn of the Industrial Era. I invite you to click on the link below or visual to enjoy the story. Cheers and wishing... Continue Reading →

Rookie Father Launches on Instagram

A page for the forthcoming book, Rookie Father, launched today on Instagram. Photos, endorsements, and a host of other material will be shared on Instagram with fans and friends. We welcome you to follow and check out the latest developments and news that relates to Rookie Father: https://www.instagram.com/therookiefather/ To find retailers who are taking pre-orders... Continue Reading →

Your Family and the First Post-Pandemic Holiday Season—Suggestions

We’re diving straight into the holidays season for the first time in two years. Despite the love you share with your family, stress represents the number one side effect—some suggestions on how to manage gatherings that will make it easier on everyone. This week may represent the first time you’ve hosted a formal holiday since... Continue Reading →

Author of Free-Range Kids Endorses Rookie Father

Lenore Skenazy, bestselling author, speaker and founder of Let Grow (a non-profit promoting childhood independence and resilience) endorses Rookie Father. It brings me great pleasure to share another endorsement for my forthcoming book, Rookie Father, by renowned author, Lenore Skenazy. Here is her complete endorsement, which is featured within the book’s details across online book... Continue Reading →

Pre-Order Rookie Father Today

The publisher has made Rookie Father available for pre-orders across a number of respected online retailers. It brings me great pleasure to announce that Rookie Father, slated for release in January of 2022, is available for pre-order via the online retailers further below. In future posts we will share the endorsements Rookie Father has received... Continue Reading →

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