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 →

The ‘Playbook’ Approach – Rookie Father’s Subtitle and What it Means

There’s a simple reason why Rookie Father was written as a ‘Playbook.’ What it means and the mission to provide advice that's actionable for new dads. Self-help books could use some ‘help’ themselves, in my humble opinion. Speaking as an author who has yet to claim ANY sales regarding my forthcoming book, Rookie Father, I... Continue Reading →

When Your Friends Get Covid, Cook for Them

A home-cooked meal lifts the spirits of those diagnosed with Covid. Your friends are worth it. When you have a band rehearsal on the books, and your lead guitarist gets diagnosed with Covid, you damn well better do something about it. Lead guitarists are hard to come by – good ones that is – since... Continue Reading →

Book Signing Event: Frenchtown Bookshop, March 6th

I’m excited to announce I’ll be speaking and signing copies of Rookie Father in March of this year. I invite you to check out Frenchtown Bookshop and event details can be found here. The event is scheduled for March 6th @ 6:00 PM, and on Facebook, I invite you to check out the event announcement and pre-order the... 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 →

Article Published, The Good Men Project: Bullying & Resilience

A previous blog post was published as an article by The Good Men Project: Stop Bullying? Obviously, but Promote Resilience with Equal Vigor We invite our fans and readers to visit http://www.TheGoodMenProject.com to review and to find other terrific advice on fatherhood, relationships, etc.

When Your Child is the Same Age When Your Parents Separated, Pause and Reflect

Published by The Good Men Project, written by Kendall Smith, author of The Father Apprentice. It is the essence of being human – to reflect on our life, judge our long-term decision process and question where we are headed. Milestone years have a way of creeping up and displacing you temporarily when you least expect... Continue Reading →

Kids and Drugs: CBD Oil? Suggestions on How to Frame Discussions about Soft Drugs

While federal and state authorities legalize products like CBD oil, what does this mean for parents who want to keep their kids off drugs? Let’s be honest; it’s never been a better time to be a libertarian. Those carefree souls who want little to no regulation when it comes to personal vices are having a... Continue Reading →

The Father Apprentice, Featured on The Good Men Project

I'm pleased to share an article featured on The Good Men Project. It is titled, 'When a Father's Legacy is Built from Scratch.' If you like what you read, kindly share it with others. This organization is dedicated to parenting and espousing the benefits of strong father figures. Click here to read the story: https://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/when-a-fathers-legacy-is-built-from-scratch-kpkn/

Kids Cutting with Knives in the Kitchen

If you’re assuming this title reflects a negligent parent, who lets their son cut vegetables and fruit with little concern for their safety, you are partially correct. The latter is correct, negligent is inaccurate by all measures! My son does not wield Gingko or Cutco knives. The ones he uses are manufactured by StarPack. He’s... Continue Reading →

The Not-So-Secret Ingredient That Made America Fat and Diabetic

I worked for Men’s Health Magazine for a total of nine years during my career and it represents an outstanding experience. It wasn’t just the people that worked there, it was the mission behind the brand: health, wellness, and in many cases, the magazine featured stories that were truly thought-provoking. Yes, they continue to have... Continue Reading →

The Best Show for Kids You’ve Never Heard Of

Who doesn’t love nerf guns? Who doesn’t love YouTube? Put them together, add two young kids as the stars, and you know what you have? A great show to watch with your son or daughter. I’m talking about Extreme Toys, a channel on YouTube that started back in 2015. Two brothers represent the main actors... Continue Reading →

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