Teenager Driving Costs

Each state has different costs and rules in general for getting your drivers license as a teenager. When I grew up in Iowa we could get a driver permit at the age of 14. Then we took Drivers Ed class in High School and then once we turned age 16 we could go down and […]

Our Kids Motivation Update

School is back in for the year and we have had a fun ride for the last four weeks so far. I know schools’ back home may not be starting till this week in some towns. Our boys are now in 7th grade and 11th grade. Both are facing new challenges this year that will […]

Girls Visit 2018

—- The last two weeks have gone bye so fast. It was great to have Mom and the girls come visit us from Minnesota. It will be hard to see them leave in a couple of days. We have had a busy two weeks and tried to show the girls some exciting parts of Arizona […]

Are your Kids in your Will

This may be a tough topic to talk about for some parents with kids. Some people may have not ever thought about not putting your kids in their Will. But their may be good reasons why some kids may not be in their parents will. I recently read about Shaq and his kids. He said […]

Jamaica Family Trip 2018 Photos

We went on our first trip to a Beaches resort. We traveled to the Beaches Negril resort in Jamaica. We had a long day of traveling there and a long day of traveling home but it was well worth it. Both Seth and Logan seemed to really enjoy their time at the resort. All of […]

Video Games or Books

This is a debate for many parents and grandparents now a days. Times have changed a lot since I was in school for sure. I know I am dating myself but do feel the way our lives were 40 years ago were a lot more productive learning environment. Also in the past when I grew […]

Blockhead Motorcycle Dad

  We all have been Blockheads in the past and will probably make many Blockhead mistakes in the future. But hopefully we can learn from those times and learn from when other people are Blockheads. The other day when I was on my walk I saw this Dad on a Motorcycle with a young girl […]

Kids Addictions

If you are retired or still working and have kids or grandkids in your lives they could have addictions to video games or social media. What can you do to help? I hope this video helped and let me know your ideas.  Read about my other blogs by Clicking on the below link (Continue […]

Learn to Say “NO” to reach your Goals

If you are not reaching your goals it may be that you are not able to say that two letter word that we don’t like to say or hear. That word is “NO”. If we use that word at times it can help us reach our Financial Goals, Health Goals, Relationship Goals, Retirement Goals and […]

Pride

I was at a gas station today and when I came out a boy was parking his bike. It looked brand new. I said “nice bike did you just get it?” he said “NO, I have had it for a couple of years”. Wow… that is taking Pride in something you own. The above photos […]