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Our Annual Family Trip to Woodloch Pines in the Poconos Rocked As Usual

This past weekend, my family packed up the car and headed to Hawley, Pennsylvania for a mini vacation. This marks the third year in a row that we visited Woodloch Pines with my wife's entire family (her two sisters' families and my in-laws). It's basically four days of campy fun for eight adults and seven kids. Thankfully the weather was near perfect. It rained just once, on Monday for about half the day. But other than that, we all had an amazing time. The kids just love spending a few days with their cousins, doing all sorts of crazy fun things like Go Karts, Bocce tournaments, paddle boats, basketball, a huge ...

Why Every Daddy Blogger Should Attend BlogHer

I really shouldn't be writing this. It's only going to make things harder for me as a blogger moving forward. But the biggest thing I've learned about bloggers is that they love to share. Heck, it's almost impossible not to want to share actually. Bloggers, on average, are just incredibly nice people. Last weekend, I attended BlogHer 12 in NYC. It was my first blogging conference so I had no idea what to expect. I certainly knew I'd be in the minority, being a Him at a Her conference. And I sure was. But that didn't mean it wasn't worth going. Far from it. In fact, I'm here to tell all you ...

London Calling

After college, I did the proverbial backpacking-through-Europe trip with my roommate Dave. (We tried like to mad to get our other buddy Keith to join us, but he came up with every lame excuse in the book, despite leading us on all year. And no, we're not bitter or anything.) I loved it. It was one of the greatest things I've ever done in my life, especially since I doubt I'll ever have a chance to do anything like it again. When you've got a wife, two kids, and a regular job, it's kind of hard to take five or six weeks off to go hopping around the world. We started in ...