I’ve started a new project but before going live, I had to do some cleanup of my WordPress blogging and business life. If you follow this site or my previous sites at wpmodder.com and wpprobusiness.com, you may have noticed some changes recently. In an effort to organize and streamline I’ve consolidated those two sites and […]
It’s no secret, I love the WordPress platform. It can be used for simple blogging and for complex Enterprise level websites. I often consult with people who either haven’t heard of it at all or have heard about it but aren’t quite sure how to get started with WordPress. This post will be short and sweet […]
There been a lot of discussion in our household recently about the personality traits of our two sons. Do they take after Mom or Dad? If so, how much is learned from us, how much from other environmental factors and how much is simply DNA? This naturally led to my wife and I discussing our […]
My apologies if this entire post seems braggish, but I wanted to share because I’m proud to be listed alongside 98 other “Top WordPress Influencers of 2015”. 99Robots put together this list and the order is based on the number of Twitter followers each person currently has. I made #59. You can see the entire […]
I’m immersed in the WordPress community and because of this I see a lot of plugins and other tools that don’t seem to get enough love (in my humble opinion). This post details 5 plugins that I think you should know about because of their unique functionality, but also because I know the developers behind […]
Becoming a new Dad is both exciting and sometimes scary. I know, I’ve been through it. Here are five videos I found that I think have some pretty good advice for new fathers. If you’re a soon-to-be Dad, have a quick watch and take some hints from these guys. 1. Dad Talk – New […]
Today we reached a bittersweet milestone, the transition from crib to toddler bed. I’ve been waiting for almost three years to reach this day and now that its finally come and gone I’m feeling much different about it than I thought I would. Sure, it’s exciting to see our little guy gain one more notch in […]
I’m writing this at 9:00pm on a Saturday night while some ground beef cooks in a pan behind me. I’m going to have some nachos and here’s why I’m telling you this. The Smells of Memory I put our boys down to sleep not long ago. 2 1/2 years old and almost 9 months old. […]
What happens when someone elses child is misbehaving and you’re the only one who witnesses it? Do you take it upon yourself to correct that child? What if the other parent(s) don’t agree with what you’ve said?
I used to consider myself an artist. I used to write poetry, draw, paint and create things that didn’t previously exist. It was a way for me to express myself and “get it out of my head”, good or bad.
Looking back, I think it was also a way to relieve stress and simply be happy doing something other than what was expected of me by others.
Creating websites used to fill that void, but for the past couple of years it’s been less about building something new and more about just keeping the business running.