Posted in September 2012

Good Parenting 101

Good Parenting 101

Being a good parent means… leading by example, setting rules and enforcing them, fostering confidence, encouraging independence, teaching self reliance, and being loving and supportive but decisive and stern when necessary. Being a good parent DOES NOT mean seeking approval by whatever means necessary, fostering dependance, shielding them from the real world, asking for their … Continue reading

Death

Death

Question? What other factor does death need in order to come knocking at your door? A BED! It’s really that simple. Of course barring a devastating disease, massive heart attack, or unfortunate accident. Nobody dies of old age or natural causes while walking their dog or working out. They die in a bed; either their … Continue reading

Renewing Wedding Vows

Renewing Wedding Vows

All the happy, sad, and wonderful memories we’ve created over the years have brought us to this moment. And what a truly beautiful moment this is. I could not imagine a better setting to re dedicate my love for you. And It warms my heart to be able to share this occasion with our children … Continue reading

Web Design Code, Tutorials, & Tools

Web Design Code, Tutorials, & Tools

Web Designer Tools… Handy Code Initial CSS Settings Initial html Settings 100% Height, Sticky Footer, & Centered Custom Cursor Vertical & Horizontal Centered Div Displaying Code Examples Highlight Current Page Plus Nested Lists CSS Button Rounded Corners With CSS & Images Rounded Corners With Pure CSS Drop Shadow Containing Floats Equal Height Columns With CSS … Continue reading

The Secret of Happiness

The Secret of Happiness

The secret of happiness is feeling content with the grass that you are currently on (you know the saying – “the grass is always greener”). That’s not to say that you shouldn’t push yourself to higher plateaus, or seek out greater things in life. It just means that while your reaching for these higher places, … Continue reading

The Modeling Bible

The Modeling Bible

Hello! My name is Eric Watson and among other things I am a male model. As you can see by my portfolio, I’ve been around the block as it were. Therefore, it’s safe for you to assume that I know what I’m talking about when it comes to the world of modeling. My hope is … Continue reading

Diet & Fitness

Diet & Fitness

I wrote this when I was younger for a Men’s Health article. It’s a little dated, meaning a few of my beliefs have changed somewhat, but still it’s some good advice. Fitness Program Day 1: back, triceps, abs Day 2: legs, quads, hamstrings, gluteus maximus Day 3: off Day 4: chest, shoulders, abs Day 5: … Continue reading

Diabetes: Management Made Easy

Diabetes: Management Made Easy

Diabetes, as it relates to blood sugar, has always captured my interest because of its direct effect on one’s body composition. Diabetes is the result of problems with the pancreatic hormone, insulin. Insulin controls the amount of glucose, otherwise known as sugar, in the blood and the rate at which glucose is absorbed into the … Continue reading

Best Man Speech

Best Man Speech

Please excuse the paper. I had to write it all down because there is so much I wanted to say here tonight. This is an especially happy occasion for me today, not only because Dean has been my best friend for the last ten years, but because Liz is also my cousin and friend. I … Continue reading