5th Grade Graduation
Today was the last day of school for the kids. A joyous time for the kids as it meant the true start to summer, but bittersweet for this Dad. This year featured two milestones reminding me that while days go by slow, years fly by. This afternoon, Emma graduated from Kindergarten. Her first year of elementary school is behind her...
When it comes to parenting, consistency wins the race. Or at least maintains sanity. If you're a parent of many children, it's easy to watch consistency go out the window ten minutes after waking up. If you're a single parent like myself, you lose your consistency some time while you sleep. It's a fact that it's important for parents to...
Being Dad is Enough
When it comes to being a Dad, I love it. Everything about it satisfies every part of my being. Nothing can compete to the joy, laughter, and happiness that happens as a Dad. Being a Dad is where I am the happiest and most comfortable. In some eyes, that's disappointing. As a man, I should have a six-figure job...
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...
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

5th Grade Graduation

School Milestones

Today was the last day of school for the kids. A joyous time for the kids as it meant the true start to summer,...

Parenting Consistency

When it comes to parenting, consistency wins the race. Or at least maintains sanity. If you're a parent of many children, it's easy to...
Being Dad is Enough

Being Dad is Enough

When it comes to being a Dad, I love it. Everything about it satisfies every part of my being. Nothing can compete to the...
Dad's Awesome Life

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...

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...
Dad's Awesome Life

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...
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...

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,...
Dad's Awesome Life

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...