How far back into this story should I go? Only far enough to give you some context, I suppose, otherwise you’ll get bored. Anyway, first off, my name is Greg and together with my business partner Rich we’re proud to introduce House of Dad. It’s our new clothing line that celebrates what we’re trying to be: great dads.
Rich and I got to know each other at our day jobs. We found we have a lot in common and we became fast friends. We’re the same age, we had a similar upbringing, we went to the same college, we know a lot of the same people, we’re both married to beautiful women, and we both have 4 kids. Rich has 4 sons, and I have 4 daughters. In fact, we’ve become so close that we've arranged for our children to all marry each other.
We also discovered that we complement each other in key ways. So much so we’d always come up with lofty ideas to go into business together — like this one. We don't hate our jobs, but we’re working on someone else’s dream and not our own. There's nothing wrong with that, but it’s not a path to our personal and financial goals.
We both believe that to be successful, we have to really drill down to the essence of who we are and what we’re passionate about. We have to be authentic to be successful. It wasn’t long after this that we came up with the idea House of Dad. There is nothing more important to us than being the dads, and no subject on which we possess a greater expertise.
That’s not to say we have all the answers — far from it. But we’re trying to be better every day. We share the same outlook on being a dad, which is ever more difficult in this day and age, and we’re always trying to do the right thing.
If I know us, it will probably be three months until we get around to writing another post, but at some point, we’re going to get this blog rolling. We’ll talk about issues near and dear to our hearts as dads and use it to try and help us work out our thoughts and learn something. We hope you’ll follow along.