Traveling with Kids

Josh The-DadMile Markers

Back in 2012, my wife and I made the decision to take our three children, then 9, 8 and 1, to Disney World in Orlando FL. What a fun vacation and lots of memories for … Read More

Are We Fooling Ourselves?

Josh The-DadMile Markers

She didn’t exactly whack the back of my head when she lifted the lid on the overhead compartment in the plane, but she did hit it. “Watch your head,” she said matter-of-factly, after she hit me. Since … Read More

Danger and Driving Lessons-

Josh The-DadMile Markers

Dad or Driving School? Last July, my oldest child, my daughter, turned 15. She was so excited to take the driver’s permit test. There was a part of me that hoped she would fail over … Read More

Take Heart Dads

Josh The-DadMile Markers

A Humorous Look at How the Mother is Always Wrong Several years ago our son, who was then focusing on communication and the arts in his undergraduate degree, arrived home during a break from instruction … Read More

Money Management for Kids

Josh The-DadMile Markers

Money. We live in a culture in which a vast majority struggle to properly manage money, so for parents in 21st Century America the very thought of trying to teach children how to be good … Read More

The Courage to be Ordinary

Josh The-DadMile Markers

Photo by Lucas Lenzi

Ordinary – that’s the title of a book by Michael Horton about “sustainable faith in a radical, restless world.” Horton speaks primarily of spiritual matters, but I think what he says applies to so much of … Read More

It Happened “On Accident”

Josh The-DadMile Markers

Betty Clendening was a force to be reckoned with and our son was experiencing the full extent of her indignation. The two of them stood in front of my desk – Mrs. Clendening with her … Read More

When Co-Parenting is Difficult

Josh The-DadMile Markers

Dr. Jennifer Baker — Founder & Director of Good Dads Our Good Dads podcast recently received feedback from a listener who wondered about how a dad could be engaged in his child’s life when the … Read More