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Dan Sage

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Dan was born and raised in New Berlin, WI. He is married to the most amazing woman, Dawn, and has two children, Joe (born September 2014) and Nora (born April 2017). Dan has a background in Psychology (BA from UW-La Crosse) and Nursing (BSN from UW-Oshkosh). He is currently staying at home full-time. He enjoys cooking, biking, running, and yoga. He is also an avid coffee aficionado and hopes to one day be able to roast his own coffee beans.
I'm Not Ready

I’m Not Ready

I know this might sound crazy, but I'm not ready for the safer at home lockdown to be lifted. Don't get me wrong, I am SO OVER being cooped up at home with my...
Parenting with ADHD

How To Stay Organized If You’re A Parent With ADHD

Not too long ago, I found out I have ADHD. Hindsight being 20-20, I should have figured this out a long time ago. All the signs were there going all the back to my...

Primary Caregiver, Nobody’s Favorite

Kids, I understand that you have a special bond with mom. Most kids do. And I understand that some of your behavior may stem from the fact that you don’t see mom as much as...

Parenting Beyond Your Parents

I know my parents raised my siblings and I to the best of their ability. But I also know that no matter how hard we try as parents, we will fail them in one...

Great Books For Teaching Life Skills To School-Aged Kids

If you’re like me, you are always on the lookout for new books for your kids. My oldest loves books about construction, superheroes, and anything funny. I’m happy to read these books, but on...

“Can You Help Me? I’m Lost.” A Guide For Parents of Preschoolers

A few days ago at the Children’s Museum, my youngest took off running while my oldest was climbing in the climbing structure. My oldest didn’t appear to notice, but it bothered me to leave...

Who Were You Kind to Today?

How was your day, buddy? My son attends preschool during the week. He loves his school and classmates, but like most preschoolers, it’s hard to strike up a conversation about his day. When I ask...

What the World Needs Now Is…

... a little more empathy Sometimes I wonder if what we all need right now is little more empathy. Empathy for our neighbors, our friends, and our family. Empathy for people who don’t believe the...

I Love My Electric Minivan

I am a self-professed ecogeek. I'm always trying to find ways to make things in my life more eco-friendly. I've even blogged about this topic in the past. But when we had kids, I found...

5 Steps to a Better Cup of Coffee

Let’s face it, when you have kids it’s hard to survive the day without coffee. It’s both figuratively and literally my life-force. For me, a good cup of coffee can often make-up for whatever...

It’s Time To Speak Up

I’ve had enough Now is the time for action. No more, "Maybe someday…" because someday never comes. We need to start taking positive steps to end the cycle of sexual violence that we find ourselves...

The Question I Should Start Asking Before Playdates

I admit it, I don’t like guns. They scare me. But at the same time, I will freely admit that I am woefully ignorant about gun safety and gun ownership. Well, not too long ago...