Time to Say Goodbye

Those that know me have read and heard that being a father has been the greatest joy of my life. Part of my fatherhood journey has included capturing stories of my children’s lives and telling stories of my life. My journey led to the eventual creation of Legacy Journal, which allowed me to spread the message […]

7 Journaling Ideas for Your Family

Person Journaling

Just this week I had three different conversations with parents seeking ideas for journaling to and for their families. As someone who has been keeping a journal for the past 34 years, I am often asked for tips and suggestions on what to write about.  Below are my top seven journaling idea suggestions to get […]

A Journal for Jordan Movie: Now There is a Digital Journaling App for That!

Digital Journal App for Families

Sony Pictures just released Michael B. Jordan’s new film, “A Journal for Jordan” and as the guy who developed the Legacy Journal digital journaling app, I am not going to lie . . . I am stoked! The movie is directed by Denzel Washington, and it’s based on the true story of a soldier deployed […]

Legacy Journal’s “The Letter” Featured on NBC

Our short film, “The Letter” was recently featured on NBC’s Paula Sands Live. Ken Wimberly commissioned this impactful film so fathers could connect and be more present in their children’s lives. It’s a short story of hope and inspiration that brings real, crowdsourced advice from dads around the world into focus. Ken wanted to share something meaningful with his […]

New Short Film Shares Advice for Daughters from Dads Around the World

The Letter Cover

Fort Worth, TX (Nov. 3rd, 2021) — Legacy Journal, the parent-to-child mobile journaling app, today released “The Letter”, a short film that shares advice sourced from hundreds of dads from around the world to inspire hope and empowerment for young adult children as they venture into the world and shape their identities. “When my daughter […]

Time is a Gift (Don’t let it slip away)

Time Slip Away

What is the most meaningful gift you have ever been given? For me, it was memories. On my 30th birthday, my stepmother gave me a scrapbook. She had lovingly filled a leather-bound book with photos, with notes and stories written in the margins—thirty years of memories. My stepmother gifted me the story of my life. […]

Kids Say The Funniest Things…

Kids Say The Funniest Things

https://youtu.be/l8CeFr3Jb5Q One of the most fun (and occasionally embarrassing) parts of being a parent is hearing the hilarious things our kids say! They really don’t have much of a filter, so their brutally honest takes on life are so interesting to listen to. Kids see the world in a completely different way than adults do. […]

Say The Words

Family Sweet Words

https://youtu.be/mLzu087qXoA Words carry power.  Words can start wars, and they can melt hearts.  They can repair relationships, or tear them apart. The way we say the words, and the ones we choose to say, matter. The words we say to our children carry the most power. Whether it seems like it or not, our kids […]

Family Date Nights

Family Date Nights

https://youtu.be/p6o0XU8xokg The most valuable gift we can give our kids is quality time together.  Whether it’s a daddy-daughter date night, or a mother-son beach day, spending time with each of your children is something they’ll never forget. It’s also an amazing memory to create for yourself as a parent, to see just how much your […]

A Few Lessons From Dad

Dad Lessons

https://youtu.be/CUFbY_gbc6k As our kids grow up, we do our best to teach them all of the important things.  We teach them everything from how to keep their room clean to being a kind and positive member of society. But once our kids get to that sweet age of 18, and they’re ready to leave the […]