Cory Collier

Category: parenting

Integrity – You Either Know It, or You Have None

Contemplating Integrity

Being a parent is an educational experience. I’ve mentioned before that helping others is critical to emotional development and growth. Parenting is, by necessity, a chance to instill integrity in your child. Honesty is an issue that’s arisen lately with one of my kids. It’s frustrating and humbling all at the same time. When I […]

Thursday Night Traditions


The kids and I hit up the local 4 Rivers BBQ Smokehouse every Thursday night after school. It’s a tradition we’ve had for a couple of years now. The staff knows what we’re going to order as soon as we get there. 🎼 Sometimes you wanna go, where everybody knows your name 🎶 My childhood […]

A Long Weekend of Parenting

Last week I picked up the baby from his Great Aunt in Tampa. We spent a week together. Last Thursday I picked up the twins from school here in Orlando. We spent the weekend together. That made for a very busy weekend. Looking back at it, I’m grateful. In the middle of everything, I would […]

Baby Tools

So after a couple months of being a dad to twins, I’ve come up with a list of stuff that first time parents should know about. Here’s some of the most important stuff Melissa and I use: The Slumber Bear: One of the few calming things for babies is white noise. It’s the shhh noise […]


For those of you who don’t already know, Melissa is pregnant. We’ve kept that pretty quite for the last month (it’s been hard). We were supposed to have an ultrasound before I went to SXSW, but it got canceled on us (weird, I know). So, on my first day back home after SXSW, Melissa and […]

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