Family

  • Unscripted with Dr James Onate

    Tonight I sat down with Dr. James Onate. Jimmy is a friend and educator at THE Ohio State University. We talk sports, science, comparisons, recruiting and THE University of North […]

  • Unscripted with Emma Conrad

    I am not the only one that started a podcast during the pandemic. Actually, I would argue that I don't even have the best podcast in my own house.

  • Unscripted with Ryan Grammatico

    Tonight I sat down with The Community Engagement Director for Right Moves for Youth in Charlotte, North Carolina, Ryan Grammatico. He is doing incredible things for his community to change the score.

  • Where We Are

    How do you explain where we are right now? I am not sure many adults can understand it, let alone children. So, here was my answer.....

  • 10 Things I’ve Learned by Brynn Conrad

    Since I am an equal opportunity father and Princess 1.0 got a guest post yesterday, it is Princess 2.0 turn today. The day before her 15th birthday she put this […]

  • Multi-Sport Athletes By Emma Conrad

    “Hey dad, can you read my essay?” That’s the words I heard. When I read it I could not be more proud of Princess 1.0. THAT and it’s my blog […]

  • This Time

    I’m not sure about anyone else that reads this, but so often lately I have found myself out of bandwidth. There’s only so much time in a day. With “the […]

  • I Still Believe – Movie Review

    Right about the time that this ol’ blog got started, an artist named Jeremy Camp was just coming on the scene. In some odd way, Jeremy’s career and this blog […]

  • Why You Won’t Get Our Christmas Card

    Tis the season. Each year about this time, we start to receive Christmas cards from friends and family across the United States. Some send a card. Others send a newsletter […]

  • I’ll Always Remember You Young

    We are just days away from loading up the car and making our way to Mount Vernon Nazarene University for your freshman year. As I stood next you yesterday, all […]

  • What I’ll Miss The Most

    I see you travel baseball mom and dad. I’ve been there. You’re currently in that 2-3 week insanity that starts about a week or two before the season ends. Maybe […]

  • These Eyes

    Tomorrow these eyes turn Sweet 16. It doesn’t seem possible. I originally wrote this a long time ago. It’s still true today. Happy Sweet 16 Miss Emma. You’ll always be […]

  • Remembering Mom

    *Repost from May, 2016 I was standing in the grocery store a few minutes ago, looking at Mother’s Day cards. What a sobering moment that turned out to be. Tomorrow, […]

  • You’re Ready. I’m Not

    I can’t lie, this has been one of the harder posts for me to write. 18 years. It went by way too fast. Wasn’t I just watching Barney more times […]

  • The Easy Silence

    I’m going to fall on the sword here. Guys, this is something we need to be aware of. I’ll be honest and say that I am NOT good at recognizing this. […]

  • Especially When They Don’t

    We’re nearing the finish line. A marathon summer of insanity. I know you’re thinking it. I’ve even thought it. Why in the world do you do that? Why does your […]

  • It Takes a Village

    I used to hate this time of year. If you’re the parent of a travel baseball player, you know exactly what I’m talking about. It’s that time of year when […]

  • Don’t Wait and Don’t Blink

    I have a confession to make….I should have listened to my wife. I could probably say that a million different times for a million different reasons but todays confession deals […]

  • Thank You, Nationwide Children’s

    In 2017, our family encountered one of those moments you never anticipate or even plan for. We were in uncharted waters. I cannot allow the page to turn to 2018 […]

  • Why You Won’t Get Our Christmas Card

    Tis the season. Each year about this time, we start to receive Christmas cards from friends and family across the United States. Some send a card. Others send a newsletter […]

  • You’re Gonna Love Seventeen

    The other day I was driving through town and heard a new song by Lee Brice. By the time it was over I almost caused a wreck because I WAS […]

  • These Eyes

    I’ve been away from the blog for awhile now. In that time, “life” happened. There are many stories to tell but some of them are more private than others. The […]

  • Rules For My Son

    A few favorites from the book Rules for My Unborn Son. 1. Never shake a man’s hand sitting down. 2. There are plenty of ways to enter a pool. The stairs […]

  • 6 Things My Kids Need For School

    Here we are again. Where did the summer go? Maybe you’re getting ready to send your first-born off to school. You might be sending your oldest to college. Maybe you […]

  • Inputs and Outcomes

    I shared in my last post that I am leaving one company and joining another one. I also shared that this is a difficult transition because I hold my current […]

  • Send Em On Down The Road

    Tough week last week. When I say “tough” I’m always quick to point out that the word is very relative. Last week was one of those weeks where you’re looking […]

  • 14 Years Ago

    14 years ago today I looked into the eyes of my first born child. I rejoiced in God blessing us with a son. I could not believe that we were […]

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