Friday, January 23, 2015

My Interview with Christopher Lewis on Dad of Divas

Christopher Lewis from DadofDivas.com reached out to me for an interview on his series titled “Dads in the Limelight” which showcases other dad bloggers. You can connect with Christopher on his blog or you can catch him every Thursday evening on a Twitter #DadChat.

Read the interview by clicking here.



Wednesday, January 21, 2015

How to Set Up Your Own Group for Weekend to Remember

Originally posted on 3/4/2012 (Updated 1/21/2015)
 
What is a Group Name for FamilyLife Weekend to Remember?
In short, a Group Name is like a tailored discount code that is linked to you. It is FamilyLife's way of saying thank you for inviting couples to attend the Weekend to Remember marriage getaways around the United States. A Group Name is also another way that FamilyLife can equip you to to create your own homebuilders ministry among your sphere of influence. 


Why Set Up a Group Name:
  • Help your friends to register for a Weekend to Remember Getaway at a great discount!
  • Every 5 registered couples creates a complimentary couple's registration. Use those free registrations to strengthen your own marriage, or give them away to family and friends. My wife and I do both. 
How to Set Up a Group Name:
  1. Enter your email address, and click "Submit"
  2. You'll receive an error message that says you do not have an account with FamilyLife, don't panic. Click on the blue button that reads "Click here to create an account."
  3. Fill out the provided forms, and choose a name for your group. That's it!



Make note of your username and password. 

Return to http://gcmobile.familylife.com/ to log in and check how many people have registered using your Group Name. 

You can request or download promotional materials from your GC Mobile site.

Start inviting people to a Weekend to Remember Getaway, and direct them to www.FamilyLife.com/Weekend. 

Be sure to remind them to use your Group Name to get that special group rate.

Monday, January 19, 2015

What Advice Do You Give Teens When Their Parents Are Fighting? - Episode 45 FTQA





SHOW NOTES
Quelf Box.jpg(1:01) Olivia bought a new game for our family game nights, Quelf! Quelf? Yes, Quelf. We do our best to explain it, but it was a lot of fun. Here’s the Amazon Affiliate link so you can check it out for yourself. Jacob’s question to me was what I liked about playing Quelf.


(5:58) Another family milestone was reached this weekend when Olivia and I let Jacob go out with friends to the movies without parents close by. Yikes! So, Jacob and I take time to discuss the experience and the movie he watched, “Taken 3.”


(8:27) My question to Jacob was, “What advice do you give to your friends when their parents are fighting?” The inspiration for this question comes from my own curiosity. He has some close friends who are good kids and they share with Jacob from time to time their parents are fighting---again. He’ll spend hours talking with them, cheering them up, encouraging them, and I just wanted to know what kind of stuff they talk about.


(10:12) Do Olivia and I fight (argue) a lot? If so, what do we argue about? What is our #1 argument topic?






(15:42) Weekend to Remember BOGO until January 26, 2015. Go! GO! GOOOO! (Discount) Group Name: CorpusChristi
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(18:01) One minute of Jacob eating potato chips in the car. He was really loud one day, and I recorded his chewing to prove it to him.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

BOGO Weekend to Remember, until January 26, 2015

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

I Just Submitted My First Article to the Good Men Project

I have a goal for 2015 to get published on Good Men Project, an online magazine that is about what it means to be a man in the 21st-Century. There are bloggers I enjoy reading who have been published on GMP and I often wondered how they did it. Once I got tired of wondering, I simply asked a group of dad bloggers on Facebook and they sent me this link to submit an article of my own.


I’ll see what it takes to get published once, then determine what it will take to get published once a month. There are some authors who get published multiple times a week, so you can get an idea where I hope to go with this.

My hope is that I can increase my reach with what I share to help others build a marriage and family that leaves a legacy. Wish me luck, keep me in your prayers, and I’ll keep you posted.

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