Advice from internet Dad

Posts by: Dad


Snow shoes

Don’t walk backwards in them.

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Celebrate wins

After you do well in something, celebrate. “You teach you” to reward yourself when you achieve something. And then you will keep wanting to win. If you reward yourself all the time or when you fail, you teach yourself it...

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Grocery cards

Take them out of your wallet/purse and leave them tucked away, out of sight, in the car. It’ll save you space, be there when you go grocery shopping, and if they ever get stolen, the worst that could happen is...

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Deals

Don’t worry about missing any. At any given moment, there are deals everywhere. The world is never short of good and bad deals. But being prepared for that great deal will take patience and experience.

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Life binder

Create a small binder, call it “Life – Your Name – Year” and break it into Healthcare – medications, Dental – procedures Eyecare – prescriptions Extended health – massage, chiropractor, therapists Housing – rental slips, mortgage statements Utilities – AGM...

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What do you think?

To girls, it means “Let’s explore thoughts and feelings”. To guys, it means “Give me a solution or decision”.

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Call someone

Once in a while, call someone on the phone, like a friend or family. No one does it anymore, so you’ll be different and memorable. You’ll also learn to be a better talker and won’t have a problem when dating. If you don’t know...

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Vegetables You Hate

Usually taste better baked or marinated in certain spices. They give you vitamins/minerals to stay strong. Eat them once in a while, and they will grow on you.

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When to give up

Give up when you’ve learned the lessons. But be honest and don’t give in to fear or make excuses.

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Two Paths

One path is straight, clean, and you can see exactly where it leads. Taking it will give you an idea of what stability is for you and your life. You do this when your building up momentum and letting your...

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