- Survival Guide
- RAISING SAVVY KIDS
About that time when kid #2 came was when it hit me. The trifecta of lack of sleep, lack of time, and increasing career demands - I've seen too many guys experience that "lost decade" going mid-thirties to mid-forties in a long, stressed-out, oblivious haze......Read More
After many years of being a savvy daddy and married to savvy mommy, this post represents my best thinking on one of the most difficult topics known to man - woman.Read More
A lot of the savviest daddies I know have figured out a way to invent a life they enjoy - significant time with the kids and doing something they love. Many of them have achieved this life by starting up a business. What does it take? What questions should you ask before making the leap? As I just recently launched another business...Movement121Read More
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Is it me or are our lives being dominated by looking at screens? Screens of all types – TV screens, computer screens, cell phone screens. The other day, we went to some big dinner gathering and I will never forget that moment when all 10 kids were hovered around 3 cell phone screens. (Pathetic? Maybe so, and that’s a topic for another day.) In these days of looking at lots of screens, it’s also a good time to revisit some basic things to take care of your kids’ eyes.
Based on some great resources from the American Optometric Association, here’s some great tips for us dads to keep our kids’ eyes sharp and strong.
The main thing during the early years is to provide age-appropriate stimulation. Mobiles and other objects around the crib. Books. Stories. All the stuff that you probably are doing now – just keep doing it and mix it up when you can. Also, don’t forget to get an initial check-up with an optometrist at about the 1-year mark. The main things to look out for in this age: excessive tearing, excessive eye-rubbing, lots of crusties, lots of redness, oversensitivity to light, and the appearance of a white pupil.Read More