Author Archives: All Pro Dad

3 Ways to Turn Black Friday into a Happy Friday

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What is it about Black Friday and sales that make people crazy? I understand wanting to pay less and get more bang for your buck but, every year, I see some examples of the worst in people. They seem to lose total perspective and do things that are pretty … Continue reading…

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How to Help Your Wife in the Kitchen This Thanksgiving

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When most of us think of Thanksgiving, two things come to mind—family and food! It’s the time of the year that most of us get together with our family and enjoy some hearty meals. Since both of our parents live in another city, our tradition has been to have … Continue reading…

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3 Keys of Family Leadership

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Happy Thanksgiving! Immediately after the holiday, I will be headed to Pittsburgh to play the Steelers. It is a true blessing to play in the NFL; however, one of the hardest parts is traveling away from my family. Several months ago, we went to West Virginia for training camp. … Continue reading…

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10 Encouraging Thoughts for All Pro Dads

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To all the fathers who brave outdoor high school football stadiums during the dead of winter just to see their son sit on the bench the entire game, we say, “Well done”.  To all the dads who sit on rock hard folding chairs to see their daughter’s two minute … Continue reading…

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My Child is Depressed, Now What?

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I’ll never forget the look on Keith’s (name changed) dad’s face at the hospital. It was an unbelievable combination of fear, sadness, relief, stunned confusion, severity, and gratitude. His son had unsuccessfully attempted to take his own life. “I knew things weren’t easy for him, but I just never … Continue reading…

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