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Chip

Blessed father of 4 wonderful children & trophy husband to 1 lovely wife. Part-time blogger, full-time nerd & aspiring Renaissance man!

The Money Fix

For our vacation to Washington DC last year Melani and I were nervous about having young children in such a big city.  Especially with four of them and only two of us.  Man-to-man defense just isn’t going to work in…

It Costs Me Nothing…

I am, for the most part, an introverted person by nature. But as I’ve matured, and especially since I became a father, I have tried harder to reach out to people to give them positive feedback when I notice something…

Boundaries

One of the things that really helped me understand my role as a parent was when the kids would cross some boundaries.  Quite often there have been boundaries, that I didn’t think we’re too hard to identify, that they have…

Value Experiences More & Things Less!

Spend Money on Experiences, Not Things! My Old Perspective: I specifically remember being a kid and thinking that if I had $100 and could either buy an experience or a thing – I would opt for the thing, because I could…