Too Many People, Too Little Love

I’ve been contemplating this for a while now, and Kait and I have had many conversations about this. But it is something that I think about often, and I want to share it with you. So, here it is.  This is what I’ve been contemplating — I am going to write it how it plays […]

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Maternity Leave: A Father/Husband’s Perspective

My wife, Kait, is scheduled to return to work on November 4.  This will be about three and a half months after the birth of our son, Weston.  In the US this is considered a good maternity leave, however, it is not good enough…at all. Kait’s company offers twelve weeks of full pay maternity leave.  […]

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Travel | Charleston, SC | Part 1 of 3: Baby’s First Flight

Traveling with an 11 Week Old Baby | FIRST FLIGHT We decided to head to Charleston, SC for a few days with my parents. We were actually supposed to go to Charleston in April 2018 for the High Water Festival but we had to cancel because of a work project that had come up for […]

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Dad Struggles | 1

The past few weeks have been hectic to say the least.  Kait and I decided to put our house on the market, and in doing so our lives have become incredibly busy.  Though it is by far one of the most exciting times in our lives, it is also one of the most stressful.   […]

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We are Constantly Changing, It’s up to Us as to How

To follow-up on my post last week, Why I Took Out My Earbuds…. I mentioned my Apple products, Audible, and podcasts almost as if the problem is that they exist. That is not the case at all. The problem is always the user, me and you. We choose to use these devices, it’s not necessary. […]

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Why I Took Out My Earbuds

For last month, I have stopped wearing my AirPods while walking to and from working with clients.  Actually, the last time I remember wearing them was my trip to Tucson, which was one month ago. Typically, over the past 5 years that I have lived and worked in Philadelphia, I would go back and forth between […]

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What to do About Stress & Pain: The Follow-Up

In my last post, The Most Common Cause of Pain, I explained how I have found mental stress to be the most common cause of pain in the body — Now, let’s discuss what to do about it! A popular stress combatant is exercise. Exercising helps because it releases hormones that reduce stress and don’t make us […]

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The Most Common Cause of Pain

I have been working with people for about the past 12 years. I graduated with my doctor of physical therapy degree about 10 years ago, but I started really working with people who have pain during clinical rotations during school.  I have learned a ton about life by working with people who have pain, injury, or […]

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I am a New Dad

I’m a new dad.  Our son, Weston, is about 7 weeks old.   Having a child has only enhanced my desire to live a peaceful, loving life and to really experience the life Kait and I want for our family. Becoming a father for the first time at the age of 34 is probably considered […]

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