Author Archives: All Pro Dad

The Key to Understanding Body Language in Marriage

understanding body language

My wife has the worst body language in the world–very difficult to read. Before we ever dated, we were supposed to hang out one night in a group. Eventually everyone canceled leaving the two of us alone which made me happy because I had a crush on her. We … Continue reading…

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Family Night or a Night Out with the Boys?

balancing family and friends

“The strength of a nation is derived from the integrity of its homes.” – Confucius We only get this one shot at being a dad. There are no do-overs in parenting. [Tweet This] It’s all permanent. So when it comes to balancing family and friends, it’s important to carefully consider … Continue reading…

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Best Life Lessons Learned From a Sports Dad


All three of my kids play youth sports throughout the course of the year. You will find me on the sidelines with a team shirt and whistle as one of the volunteer coaches. I am what you would call a sports dad. For roughly the last 10 years, since … Continue reading…

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The Solution for the Passive Husband

passive husband

In the movie, Cheaper by the Dozen, Steve Martin’s character is a father of twelve. If you haven’t seen the movie, you can imagine the craziness that many children can bring. They move in to a house next to a couple with an only child. The wife is over-protective, … Continue reading…

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What Type of Person Are You Becoming?

understanding your heart

One day when I was playing with my son in his room, I noticed these interesting soft spots, almost dimples, in his wall. I thought there might be a leak somewhere, so I called a plumber. He confirmed that there wasn’t a leak, but I had subterranean termites eating … Continue reading…

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