Tag: life lessons

  • JAY Z 4:44 | Grown People Music

    JAY Z 4:44 | Grown People Music

    Last updated on February 8th, 2024 at 12:20 amThough I’ve listened to plenty of rap since buying my first boombox in ’97, I’ve rarely heard anything representing me. Sure, it’s largely Black music, but from a different narrative than my life altogether. Middle-class. Raised in a two-parent home. Private school education, married with kids—nothing you’d want to hear about…

  • Out of the Mouths of Babes.

    Out of the Mouths of Babes.

    Last updated on February 8th, 2024 at 12:21 am“Fuckshit.” I didn’t know it then, but before my eldest started junior kindergarten this September, life was simple. Taking an extra eight months away from the office after her mat leave to be with the boys (and because two kids in Toronto daycare is really expensive), Sarah…

  • SERENITY NOW: Suffering in Silence.

    SERENITY NOW: Suffering in Silence.

    Last updated on January 30th, 2024 at 10:59 pmSo you may have noticed the blog a little lacking of late. Life hasn’t been so forgiving lately, and yes—it’s been a struggle. Whether it’s the transition to being a schoolkid’s Dad and the rigorous schedule that comes with it or the 12-hour days the 9-5 had…

  • “Why Didn’t ANYONE Warn Me About ADULTHOOD???”

    “Why Didn’t ANYONE Warn Me About ADULTHOOD???”

    Last updated on January 29th, 2024 at 02:46 am “If you went back and told your 18-year old self, can you imagine?” — an old friend’s thoughts when discussing my current #BloggerLife It’s no secret to anyone who’s made it through high school—adulting ain’t easy. We’ve got bosses who don’t give two craps about us;…

  • Hustle Game Strong

    Hustle Game Strong

    Last updated on February 8th, 2024 at 12:25 am “You feel the pressure? Man, I know the pressure.” — Drake, “Views”, Views (2016) If 2015 was the year with the world as my oyster, indulging in travel and extravagance to keep the brand growing, 2016’s the one that brought me back to Earth, life with…