Mental health is a tough topic of discussion in most homes and oftentimes met with negative comments. Those who deal with mental health challenges are often shunned and ostracized. I thought “finance” was a sensitive topic, but discussing mental health is like walking on thin ice!
Author Archives: Drew Dilisio
HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT: MEN AND MENTAL HEALTH
There’s a pain in Dave’s chest that he can’t get rid of. He massages it constantly and has no clue as to why it hurts. He can’t sleep at night, and he feels tired all during the day, even when he does get some good sleep. Dave used to love bowling.
Being Home for the Holidays No Matter Where You Are
Like trucking, the naval submarine service is mostly made up of men. On my boat, the USS San Francisco, a lot of the men on board had children and families who would stay behind while we were out to sea. We left on deployments and missions for months at a time, often with limited contact.
KIDS IN THE KITCHEN
It’s hard to believe, but just ten years ago, I was a fast food, frozen pizza eating bachelor. I rarely did any real cooking of any kind.
Hunting Dino’s and Capturing Pokémon
In a world that has men constantly under attack, it is easy to feel defeated. Sometimes it feels like the world is out to destroy the role of father and husband in the home. Over-The-Road dads, step-dads, and grandfathers feel the pressure more than most.
Driver Profile- Mike Nissley
Mike Nissley is very aware that to see results, you have to be committed.
“NO THANK YOU”
“No thank you. I’ve had an excellent sufficiency. Anymore would be a superfluous animosity. However, your cuisine would please the most fastidious gourmet.”
FOR KIDS, LEARNING ABOUT OUR LOCAL HISTORY FROM THEIR DAD IS NOT JUST ABOUT NAMES AND DATES. IT IS ABOUT IDENTITY
At the History Museum on the Square, one of the best things to hear from young visitors are sentences beginning with I.
GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER NATIONAL MONUMENT OFFERS LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES FOR DADS AND KIDS
Have you ever had a free day with the kids and needed a new place to take them? Consider a beautiful spot about an hour from Springfield, loaded with opportunities to explore nature, let out some energy, watch tiny fish in a stream, and count turtles on a log.
TEAMWORK, ON AND OFF THE ROAD
Anthony and Heidi Eck drive a truck together. Not only do they drive a truck together, they enjoy doing it. For some people this may seem risky. Spending 24/7 in the cab of an 18-wheeler for weeks is not for the faint-hearted. Some would say, “Don’t we work so we can have some time to ourselves?”