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My (Quite) Purposeful Nice Long Breather

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After my last blog post when so many "perfect people" unleashed hell on me, I decided to take a nice long breather from my own blogging. These are my thoughts on that...

The wild bear and me. It’s cool. You can call me an idiot…

You may call me an idiot after seeing this photo of me and a black bear in the wild. It's okay. I most definitely was one. But... *worth* it!

An Ode to Summer (Finally) Ending

As I lay here hiding in my bedroom, rocking to and fro, trying not to go absolutely nuts, I ended up writing this poem about summer and what it's like to be a parent!

My Official Before & After Photos – #FindMyself60

As promised, here are the official before & after photos from my 60 Day Challenge, completing Insanity, eating awesomely, and finding myself once more...

#FindMyself60 Challenge – DAY 60!

At the end of my 60 day challenge, I've done so much to find myself once more, and many potholes were also uncovered in the process. This is a recap of it all.

#FindMyself60 Challenge – Day 28

On a well-mapped out 60-day plan to somehow find my old awesome self again, a lot has certainly happened in the first four weeks. Here's the latest.

From Epic to Disastrous in Four Minutes Flat

So, this recently happened. This is the story of the time I took my son exploring with my family and an incredibly epic situation turned bad in a hurry...

The Weirdest Car Accident I’ve Ever Witnessed

The other night, I witnessed the weirdest car accident I’ve ever seen. I’m still completely baffled by it, and I have some weird theories about what happened.

Owning the Truth of What My Life Now Is

Serious post, today. I am owning up to some rather difficult truths because if I don't, I'll never be able to move past them...

I Feel Like I Need to Explain Myself…

Last weekend I got an email, demanding answers to some things I'd rather not discuss with everyone, but after careful consideration, I think I do need to explain...

Why I Just Can’t Write Anymore

I've told you a little about this, but after months of continued struggling with it, I thought I'd give you an update of why I just can't write anything with depth right now...

I Aren’t the Brightest Crayon in the Box

Well, this is embarrassing! Last night my family threw me a big surprise celebration and even to the end of it, I had NO IDEA that it was a celebration for me...

Take THAT Universe

Silly, Universe. You thought you could throw me in with the 93%? Aw, heehhhwl no. You know how stubborn I am.

Dear Father Time, That’s Not What You Do?!

I've been overwhelmed with everything I've had to do each day, so I decided to write a letter (in poetry form) to Father Time to ask for some help. This definitely didn't take me where I planned. Haha. Enjoy...

The Happy, Sad, & Terrifying Halfway Point

Dan & Noah Pearce
I didn't really see this moment, and all the emotions attached to it, coming. It's that moment where I *think* I did it right as a parent, but what if i didn't?

How Do I Fix This Right Now? “You don’t.”

Continued from yesterday. Where were we? Oh, yes. The part where my shrink diagnosed me with a super awesome mental disorder...

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