Family Goals

If you’re doing it right, everyone in your house has their own personality and wants to do the things they enjoy, which is GREAT… and also absolutely terrible in certain situations. Those situations include a home quarantine forced by a global pandemic because everyone you’re with has their own idea of what fun is andContinue reading “Family Goals”

A Fathers Inspiration

Becoming a dad has been the greatest gift of all. I was talking to my good friend and pastor, Bryan Shippey and he asked who is someone that inspires me. Without hesitation I told him my dad. It took becoming a dad to understand EVERYTHING he actually did with both his words AND his actions. Continue reading “A Fathers Inspiration”

The Friends You Keep

Friendships are invaluable. You can’t buy them at the store, instead a great friendship starts off by chance and then grows over time. I am fortunate to call a lot of great people friends. Here are some of the best things about great friendships that I have observed:  Shared Interests- Sports, school, being social, shopping,Continue reading “The Friends You Keep”

Birthday Celebration

I don’t have a favorite kid, BUT… I have a son named Brayden and today’s his 5th birthday. When he was baking in Jen’s belly I remember thinking, “what’s this kid going to be like?” We already had a 4 year old boy in LeRoy IV and we had an almost two year old girlContinue reading “Birthday Celebration”

How to be a GREAT Parent

These are things you can do to be a great parent to your kids. Love them so much Play with the them (and don’t get hurt) Talk with them Tell them epic stories from your childhood  Be a great role model Teach them about life Give them great memories  Give them their space  Teach themContinue reading “How to be a GREAT Parent”

#1- LeRoy Watkins Sr.

My grandfather, LeRoy Watkins Sr, passed  away in 2008 and it was absolutely devastating. After the period of being gutted passed, my family remembered all the great good he brought into the world, like this picture. My grandfather was all about helping people in less than ideal situations and he had a large role inContinue reading “#1- LeRoy Watkins Sr.”

The Floor is Lava

I play a lot of games with my kids and this one has proven to be a family classic. It’s called the Floor is Lava. The basic premise to this game is what the title suggests. The floor is bubbling hot lava and the kids need to get off the floor before the lava consumesContinue reading “The Floor is Lava”

A Brief Bio

Here is my somewhat brief bio. I’m a product of my New Jersey upbringing. I attended Montclair Kimberly Academy in my home town of Montclair, where I was an average student at best. From there I attended Northeastern University on a soccer scholarship and had exceptional grades. Upon graduating from college I embarked on aContinue reading “A Brief Bio”