The Rookie Dad

The Rookie Dad is father of 1, husband, TV Producer, runner, and co-founder of Dads Round Table and a Contributor to Traveling Dad and Good Men Project Read More ..

This Isn’t The End

I keep telling myself that this isn't the end.  This is just the beginning.   I stare at the new blank note in Evernote wondering what I should write about.  I've got so many great ideas in my head but…
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The Power of Music

It is early 2000 and I look out the window, I see the foot hills of the Rocky Mountains out to my west.  The open highway stretches parallel to the mountains as we are pulling the gear that we will be…
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Let’s Be Thankful This Thanksgiving

Rookie, There was an excitement in your eye this past weekend.  Much like the same excitement that I experienced when I was your age.  In fact, seeing how excited you were when we told you that we were getting ready…
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The Toys That Take Us Back

There are many reasons that I am excited about Christmas this year.  One of which was explained in a post about why I am excited about the holiday season all together and since the Rookie has turned 4 this past…
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Why I Won’t Shop Stores Open for Black Friday on Thanksgiving

Having had to work on Thanksgiving, many times covering the madness that is Black Friday, I have become very opinionated about Friday starting on Thursday in the case of Black Friday.  One could make the case as to why stores…
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7 Christmas Gifts That Will Bring the Family Together

This holiday season you could spend hours waiting in line at Toys R Us wasting your Thanksgiving away just to get your hands on the Doc McStuffins Get Better Talking Mobile Cart.  Or you could wait till Dec. 1st for…
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