Budgeting for Five on One Income - Dad's Awesome Life
For as long as I have been a Dad, we've been a one income family. My ex-wife worked for a bit before Joshua was born, but her focus was being a stay-at-home Mom. She was good at it and thrived on it. So, budgeting with minimal money is something I am used to. Actually sticking to a budget with...
Last spring, I decided that the kids and I were going to explore other options for our church home. It was a big decision, but something at the time I felt was where God was kinda pushing me to. I learned a lot in my time away from our church home, and we're now working to return and get...

Kindness

Kindness
A couple weeks ago, I ran up to the corner gas station for a Pepsi. I frequent this gas station since it's so close. In this particular trip, I came across a cashier who had a lot on her mind. Well, that always seems to be the case.  When I said "hi" as I walked up to the counter, I...
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I'm not an angry person, but do you know what gets me upset? I mean UPSET? Parents who fail to be a responsible parent. It makes me furious! This morning, I read about a toddler who died after the Mother found her outside on the porch frozen. I use the title Mother loosely here. What the heck is going on with...
5 Skills Kids Learn from Gaming
Throughout our journey as parents, we have many chances to teach our kids and watch them experience life. There is nothing better than watching a child’s face when they area trying to learn something new and they finally “get it”. It’s amazing. Of all the tools and experiences we can use to help teach our kids, there is one...
Jon Edney is a web hosting professional, web development & Linux hobbyist and music lover. Dad's Awesome Life focuses on Jon's life as a single Dad of 4 kids. Jon's writings range from fatherhood, to faith, to love and the occasional random thought.

Parenting

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Can I Rant for a Second?

I'm not an angry person, but do you know what gets me upset? I mean UPSET? Parents who fail to be a responsible parent....
5 Skills Kids Learn from Gaming

5 Skills Kids Learn from Gaming

Throughout our journey as parents, we have many chances to teach our kids and watch them experience life. There is nothing better than watching...
Give Time Not Things

Give Time Not Things

Seven!  The downstairs was full of laughter and little feet running around.  Eight!  I could hear Andrew say "Hurry, hurry!"  Nine!  Things got silent downstairs.  TEN!  The Game "Go get 'em Daddy!" Emma yells...
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Co-Parenting vs Parallel Parenting

With divorce comes many changes, but what doesn't change is the love you should give your Children. Co-Parenting and Parallel Parenting can help. What is...
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Kids & Church

Last month, I posted about Uncommon Men and the type of man God expects us to be, but I didn't touch much on kids...

Life

Budgeting for Five on One Income - Dad's Awesome Life

Budgeting for Five on One Income

For as long as I have been a Dad, we've been a one income family. My ex-wife worked for a bit before Joshua was...
Kindness

Kindness

A couple weeks ago, I ran up to the corner gas station for a Pepsi. I frequent this gas station since it's so close....
Our Relationship is Broken

Our Relationship is Broken

In the last 2 years, I have been through quite the roller coaster.  But, the real roller coaster has been going on for much...
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I Started Driving with Lyft

Have you ever come to the point where you say "Man, I'm broke!"? I'm talking 'I could sell an arm' levels of broke. At...
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Happiness

This past week was pretty busy, and by pretty busy, I mean I need a therapist. Between just a busy week in general, to...

Faith

Returning Home

Last spring, I decided that the kids and I were going to explore other options for our church home. It was a big decision,...

Sharing Faith

When it comes to being a parent, nothing can be more important than building your child up with character, wisdom and skills. After all,...
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Kids & Church

Last month, I posted about Uncommon Men and the type of man God expects us to be, but I didn't touch much on kids...
Dad's Awesome Life

Happiness

This past week was pretty busy, and by pretty busy, I mean I need a therapist. Between just a busy week in general, to...
Uncommon Men - Dad's Awesome Life

Uncommon Men

I have noticed something over the last year or so; men need God. That's it. I am not putting myself up on some platform...