A New Milestone

Hello everyone!

One week from now, I will celebrate a new milestone. I will hit the big 4-0. That’s right. I’ll turn forty years old. And to be frank, it’s something that has caused an unreal amount of stress. Continue reading “A New Milestone”


The Best Presents

Over the years, I’ve gotten a lot of cool presents. Cool clothes, a Super NES, a bicycle, Transformers, a family scrapbook. But there’s one gift that tops them all. Actually, there are three: my family.

I’ve been blessed to have such a loving family. Through them, they’ve helped me to become a better person. Continue reading “The Best Presents”

Giving Power to My Children

I heard an enraging statistic over the radio this morning. We’re forty-six days into 2018 and there have been eighteen reported school shootings. The latest happened yesterday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. An expelled nineteen-year-old student shot and killed seventeen students and faculty and injured fourteen others. It is one of the ten worst mass shootings in American history; the second worst school shooting next to Sandy Hook. Continue reading “Giving Power to My Children”

A Handbook for Parenting (Not Really): A “Jax Can’t Talk” Post

I have to say that being a parent is the hardest thing in the world. Anyone who says otherwise is fooling themselves. There are days where I wish I had a handbook for parenting. I’m someone who can follow directions well when I have them in front of me. But when it comes to parenting, no amount of visual aids can prepare you for every situation that will arise.

Today, my wife shares about her week and reflects on her parenting journey thus far. I hope you enjoy.