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Marriage Fire Safety Month Wrap Up

Marriage Fire Safety Month Wrap Up

So much effort goes into Fire Safety and Fire Prevention in the months of September and October.  We agree it's highly important, but we added another area to apply those same basic rules to.  Firefighters spend countless hours training and preparing for...

Detoxing Your Fire Family

Detoxing Your Fire Family

Gone are the days when a fireman who swaggers around covered in soot smelling like smoke is the sexiest thing alive. We now know the dangerous carcinogens that are carried in that soot and smoke. I’m not talking your run of the mill fall Friday night bonfire smoke....

Your Fire Family’s Health:  Can you fix a bad mood?

Your Fire Family’s Health: Can you fix a bad mood?

I’m not one to throw around excuses.  My personal belief is that we’ve got to own our stuff, recognize what’s going on and be self-aware of our own triggers and reactions.   This is so easy to write and so hard to live. We all have those days when we just can’t seem...

When a Firefighter is Irritable, Grumpy, and Disengaged When He’s Home

When a Firefighter is Irritable, Grumpy, and Disengaged When He’s Home

This article is so important because we’ve all been there yet so few admit it and talk about it. There is no shame in relating to this or even sharing this post. You never know who is suffering and needs these words. Let’s just start with these words straight from the...

Join Us At Global Leadership Summit August 11-12, 2016

Join Us At Global Leadership Summit August 11-12, 2016

Hanging on my bulletin board next to my computer is a list I called #GLS15 Commitments.   It is one of the only pieces of paper that hasn't moved or been shuffled out, except to give me a better view.   That's impact.  That's something that made such a strong...

Celebrating Dads…. Fire Family Style

Celebrating Dads…. Fire Family Style

Celebrating Dads.....Fire Life Style Firefighting can be very much a family tradition.  Of course we all know how having a firefighter in your family can shape your family journey.   I especially love to honor Dad's for just being dad's on Father's day. Was...