Why We Don’t Tell Our Kids They Can be Anything They Want

It’s preached everywhere: “Believe, and it will happen.” “Trust and you will find.” “Try and you will succeed.” “You can be anything you want to be and more.” Once you get to a certain age you realize that’s all crap. Because, you know, when I was little, I believed I’d be an astronaut and goContinue reading “Why We Don’t Tell Our Kids They Can be Anything They Want”

Let’s Resolve for a Better 2018 (Yes, 2018)

I think I know why New Year’s resolutions don’t work. It’s because we expect change to be immediate.Like, we plan to lose thirty pounds next year. That’s great, but we’re just now coming out of a candy-crusted, cookie-frosted, eggnog-chugging month. Guys. We can’t go from heavy creamed-based mashed potatoes to carrot juice and Power barsContinue reading “Let’s Resolve for a Better 2018 (Yes, 2018)”

Who’s Your TV Daddy?

Alan Thicke’s passing leaves many of us reminiscing back to calmer, gentler evenings where the family gathered around the TV every night to watch the next installment of their favorite sitcom. And for many families that sitcom was Growing Pains.  I wasn’t as invested in the show as I was others, but I can still hear snapshots of Dr.Continue reading “Who’s Your TV Daddy?”

December Isn’t the Only Time We Lie to Our Kids

Christmas. The time of discounts and icy roads and beautiful…lies. For us storytellers and pathological liars, December is the time of year where we have a free pass to lie to our families. We can lie to our spouses. “I’m going out to fill the car up.” But we’re really hopping over to Target toContinue reading “December Isn’t the Only Time We Lie to Our Kids”

In Anticipation of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

I was warm for Star Wars growing up. I hadn’t been introduced to the far away galaxy until I was in middle school when theaters around the world re-released the original trilogy in anticipation of the newer films. I liked them, but I never really loved them. In fact, I always thought, even in middle school, thatContinue reading “In Anticipation of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

Poll: How Can We Please You?

As you know my publishing company Endever has just released two books in ebook form. One, a teen romance novel about a girl who falls in love with a guy after he dies. (You can check it out here.) The other, a mainstream novel about the Angel of Death, named Dee, who’s got an attitude and aContinue reading “Poll: How Can We Please You?”