Author Archives: carl

A solution to a shopping dilemma or Not that one, get that one…

The other day, I had a dilemma while shopping.  It wasn’t a medical dilemma, or one about which brand of feminine hygiene product to purchase.  Had nothing to do with milk choices, cereal choices or anything like that which the stay at home dad has had to purchase before.  Nope it was facial scrub. Remember? … Continue Reading

pssst. Hey you, put down your coffee for a minute.

  Everyone thinks nothing of spending 5 or 10 dollars at Starbucks, or Caribou.  Think that you can go without coffee today?  Yeah, I think so too. How about donating that coffee or the cost of it to a worthwhile organization?  Today, Feb 14 is Giving Hearts Day in North Dakota.  Every dollar donated stays… Continue Reading

Giveaway – Battle Tracker and for 2 Geek Dad books from Dad Bloggers

I am a member of a dad blogger group on facebook.  As a member, we occasionally have giveaways that we participate in as a group where one dad reviews a product.  We do come across some pretty cool products, and we aren’t obligated to participate in any.   But this one is really cool.  With… Continue Reading

Carl’s Top Secret Meatloaf – aka “Moldy Bread Meatloaf”

Ingredients. 3 pounds of Ground Beef 4 raw eggs 1 medium onion 1/3 cup fresh chopped parsley 4 splashes of Worcester Sauce 3/4 cup of ground crackers 1 loaf of moldy bread 1 8 ounce can of tomato sauce Remove jewelery set to side. open up the ground beef and place in a large mixing… Continue Reading

An important and awkward conversation about testicular cancer

Here is a conversation that makes any man uncomfortable.  testicular cancer…  Wouldn’t you prefer to talk about it before hand? Watch this video: After the video, visit this website:   Any questions? Related articles Jeremy Kyle recovering after secret testicular cancer battle (telegraph.co.uk) Testicular Cancer Risk Tripled in Some Boys (ivanhoe.com) An inspiring patient story… Continue Reading

Information Request Regarding Fatherhood Initiatives at the State and Local Level

Annually, I assist in Title V Block Grant Reviews of State Programs.  Today I received a request for information.  I immediately thought you might be able to help me. I received this from HRSA.  If you have something you want to share, send me an email.  carl@clientfactor.com For those that don’t know acronyms: HRSA :… Continue Reading