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Being a parent is by far the most difficult job in the world and all parents have the best intentions to always be there for their kids 24/7. The reality is that life is pretty crazy and most of us are trying to do the best for our kids.

This site will serve as an avenue for me to try to answer my kids’ questions about life, money, love, career, values and making their mark on the world. For me, the questions are more important than the answers. The fact that my kids still come to dad with their questions is a big deal. The questions and answers are deliberately brief and to the point so that we can digest and move on with our busy lives. I hope that you will find some interesting Dad perspectives along the way and please share my “mini posts” on your favourite social media platforms.

Dad Questions

DAD: It is a Greek word which means the highest human good – the good life, in other words.

DAD: Good money habits starts at home. Most kids learn about their relationship with money from their parents.

DAD: If you commit to too much, you don’t give quality to all of the things you’re committed to.

DAD: Your track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.

DAD: Silence helps us to eliminate distractions from our daily life.

DAD: The things that make life great can’t be bought. Money can only help extend your options.

DAD: A "reverse bucket list" reminds you of what you have already done and makes you feel inspired instead of overwhelmed.

DAD: Stop blaming others and take responsibility for the circumstances of your life.

DAD: Health, purpose, freedom, privacy, friendship and good food.

DAD: People who treat you well and always have your best interests at heart.

DAD: Any time you are about to spend money, count to ten slowly and consider how this purchase may impact your life.

DAD: We need to feel pain. Pain teaches us that being strong is the only choice.

DAD: In order to improve your time management, you must first improve your habits.

DAD: Perfectionists are motivated to make the best choice every time. This can lead to decision paralysis.

DAD: This method helps you to pay off debts with the smallest amount owed first.

DAD: Prayer is recognition that we can’t figure out this thing called life, on our own.

DAD: Give the help you wish others would give you when you need help.

DAD: When you worry too much, it is easy to mistake your worries for reality, instead of recognizing that they are just thoughts.

DAD: Background” stress is a constant and continuous level of stress brought about by too many life demands

DAD: it’s not realistic to enjoy every part of your day. Just enjoy the small moments.

DAD: Most of our happiness comes from within: silence, solitude and being thankful for what we have, is a good start.

DAD: Guilt is self hate. Self hate destroys optimism. Be kind to yourself everyday.

DAD: Most successful people develop good habits over time and perfect their habits. These habits have made them successful.

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