Feeling gratitude and appreciation for everyone who supported me along the way. One year ago today, the official release of my first professional manuscript, Rookie Father, was released nationally by Familius Publishing. I’m grateful for all the support, reviews, and endorsements, not to mention the fifty-plus radio/podcast outlets that hosted me to discuss the mission... Continue Reading →
I had the pleasure of speaking with Dennis and Anthony Morolda, hosts of the terrific podcast, Building Men. I appreciated their questions and we dove deep into the weeds regarding fatherhood, raising kids, and exuding responsibility. I welcome you to give the episode a listen, which can be found on both Spotify and Apple Podcasts:... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Our kids’ activities fill the calendar almost every day of the week. Work-life pops up before and after our commutes. A chill day provided this dad with a healthy perspective.
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.
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 →
For those who grew up in divorced homes (like myself), sometimes I meet other parents who share a similar experience. It’s refreshing on some level when I do, to be honest. It reminds me I’m not alone. This post is written for fathers who grew up where a parent consistently let them down. It’s a... Continue Reading →
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 →
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/
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 →