Saw this from my friend @fit2fat2fit
and had to share. Happy Monday everyone! Set meaningful goals and remember who matters most!
School is officially back in session and there’s no shortage of homework, sports practices and extra-curricular activities.
With all of this happening, who has time EVERY night to make a home-cooked meal? As temperatures cool down, this is a perfect opportunity for the family to sit around on the back patio, talking about their day.
The only thing that could make this better, is a ‘O, That’s Good!’ frozen pizza, with its golden, crispy crust made with a twist of cauliflower. #ad #othatsgood
This can be your Day One or it can be your One Day
Dad Thought: Being a parent is hard. If you are lucky enough to have a partner in your parenting here’s the best advice I can give. CHERISH THEM. Its easy to fall into a thought process that looks something like “of course I love them look at all these things I do for them”. However, love is lot measured in deed but in sacrifice. So I dedicate this dad thought to my wife @andrealdesant.
She does so much that I don’t even see and the things I do see amaze me. She sacrifices much harder than I do. She keeps our house together and more than that she has is the reason it is a home. #dadthought #dad #wife #love #cherish #dadsofinstagram
|| Sometimes I forget how lucky I am to have this guy around so often. Since he’s in seminary, he’s home when he isn’t in class and has been such a huge part of Hattie’s little life. I 100% wouldn’t have been able to hit the ground running with @beautycounter
as well as I have without his support! Just so thankful for you, @gramless_b.
HG and I both think you hung the moon just for us 💕
An apple a day. This phrase originated in the 17th century. Even then, without science to back it up, people understood that food could be medicine. Instinctively, they knew that the good habit of eating an apple could keep them well. In 2015, a study concluded that people who ate an apple a day used fewer prescription drugs. So it could be that apples do keep the doctor away.
Apples are also featured throughout scripture, most appealingly in the Song of Songs (a great love story). In one beautiful verse, the lover pleads, “Sustain me with raisins, refresh me with apples, for I am sick with love.” Here we see also that apples make good medicine. ❤️
So it could be that love makes good medicine, which I think is absolutely true. So this is my prescription for today: Delight in an apple and love on people both near and far.
Fall is so picturesque. The leaves 🍁 transform from green to orange, the air gets crisp, and people start getting friendlier as the Christmas holiday approaches. It’s always been a time of reflection as the old leaves fall away and new leaves get birthed. #goveer
For my business dads out there! Can’t treat your family like a business. What works in the office will not work with your spouse and kids. This is your HOME. #daretodad
forever digging my date!! let's get out there girl, maybe go grab some coffee..cos we never do that @daniella_tatton02
Deadlifts are by far the most challenging lift for me. It’s a struggle to keep good form, fight against fatigue and ego to get a good training session in. Felt pretty good today, this was 325 for 5 reps 👌
TESTING PATIENCE TO THE LIMIT
The kids have definitely been testing to see how much they can push us to the brink of crazy. I know they don’t do it on purpose but I like to think they do! You know, something like “I wonder if I play with this play doh on the sofa one more time after he told me not to” or “I’m going to play with toys in the toy chest that was just de cluttered and organized only moments ago and see if he will get annoyed”
I try to be so tough and take the digital nanny away (iPad). What a fool! I know the iPad isn’t always the answer, but it is! We take the iPad away but it only intensifies the behavior. Feels like I’m running a daycare where the ratio is 7:1. But how could i be mad at that sweet little emoji round face of hers. See, that’s where the crazy comes in. I’m worried about parent teacher conferences this week. 😦
So with Little Miss still poorly, I asked if anything would cheer her up and after chocolate and a new toy (ha!) she asked to go and be cool dudes again!! (Surfing to you and me) if only she knew you can surf with a tiara. ~ @tobyandroodad
It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work, friends and family. 👌
I wasn’t working, I forgot to print out the grocery list. So here we are trying to find the list in the most weird location. 😅 #DadLife #DaddySeGo
Is there a place for you that brings it all together? Into one perfect package of living bliss? For us it's Costa Rica. This is one of the reasons. I think a lot of other places look more spectacular and grand. For all of its beauty, Costa Rica is pretty simple. No fantastic ruins. No great cities with world impacting histories. No centers of world religion and culture. The animals are beautiful and cute, but not lions and elephants and tigers. But the place is special and we love it. It's our favorite place. Well, here and our farm in the mountains of North Alabama 😀
What's that place for you?
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I have often been accused of being too liberal with the use of my camera phone at family outings - being the dad to the cutest brothers of all time can do that to a guy.
So I wondered how I'd fair with the @fujifilm_sa @instaxsa #instaxmini90
. Since you're limited to how many shots you have in each pack of film, you have to think a little carefully about what and when to take a snap.
Honestly, l found it to be a really fun experience! Every photo taken is special (even the one where I let my 4y.o. try it out) - and there's something really cool about the vintage look of each pic.
#photography #family #Parenting #fatherhood #dadtribe #dadsofinstagram
today!!! They have some lovely things in. This pinafore inparticular I will get alot of wear out of it , can mix and match with different tops and jumpers etc. More outfits are on my instastories with prices etc😊😊
Finally back to school today. He missed it a lot and his friend Leo was so happy to see him! His grandfather told me Leo had been asking for him every day last week. 😍
When you go home and your parents entice you to stay. Tag your siblings | #frontporchdad