When we were approached by Life of Dad and Lee Jeans — to participate in this important (and inspiring) campaign — I jumped at the chance. Do the right thing! Join us in #LeeGoodDeed @leejeans @lifeofdad @daddynewbie #Holiday #Giving A photo posted by Don Jackson (@daddynewbie) on Dec 18, 2014 at 6:51pm PST After all, it’s the merriest time of …Read More »
It’s time to celebrate another Movember! For many, it’s the time of the year when they grow a mustache. Since I already grow facial hair for most of the year–goatee and all–I grow a beard. For me, it’s a way for me to inspire conversation. Friends and family ask me why I’m growing a beard (they know I hate it, …Read More »
Becoming a Healthy Dad – 4 Reasons to Get Healthy
Living a healthy lifestyle is not always easy, particularly when so many temptations are there. I also have my own share of additional challenges (as a cancer survivor), which really works to make me even more intent being a #healthydad! Why? I want to stay active (as a #HealthyDad)–so I can keep in shape (lose weight) and keep up with my boys …Read More »
There and Back Again w/ Cancer
I attended my brother’s funeral last week… Cancer took him, just as it’s taken other members of my family and just like it tried to take me. While I stood there, trying to comfort my family members and reflecting upon my own memories, I couldn’t help but reflect on all that cancer has taken from us–some of the strongest and …Read More »
Radiothon 2014 – For The Kids!
Every child is a miracle, but for some of our kids, it’s not been an easy road. I know I’ve written a little bit about my own experience with my first child, who died shortly after birth. But, I also have another child in my life who has overcome what could have been overwhelming odds–to beat cancer. My stepson, Ethan, …Read More »
No Text Thursday ( Movember Special 01 )
Let’s talk about balls–for a good cause
In the dad-blogger group I belong to, a pretty great guy–by the named of Jim Higley–asked our group: “Who would like to talk about your balls–for a good cause?” He asked which of us would like to do a blog post in support of Team Single Jingles Man UP Monday PARENT BLOGGING TEAM. (As I am a fan of my balls, I signed …Read More »
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