Aaron Taylor

Aaron Taylor
Aaron Taylor is a family portrait photographer and high school English teacher. Aaron is forever blessed to be in love and married to his best friend and partner in parenting. Much of his time is spent chasing his three curious, energetic kids. Aaron lives in Columbus, Ohio. Before moving to Columbus in the summer of 2016, Aaron was a high school English and Drama teacher in Montgomery County, Maryland. As an English teacher, he has earned National Board Certification in English Language Arts. You can find his photography work at his website or on Facebook. Give him his family, a good cup of coffee, and a homemade cookie or three, and all is right in Aaron’s world.

Not Just Beginners and Babies: Advanced Swimmers at Goldfish Swim School

Thanks to our friends at Goldfish Swim School-Dublin, Goldfish Swim School-Westerville, and Goldfish Swim School-Lewis Center for sponsoring this post and providing an opportunity for such a great way to learn to swim. The opinions that follow are...

Teaching My Son Chess Taught Me to be a Better Dad

With a month left to go in the summer, my son cashed in a summer reading prize in an unexpected way: he got a chess board. I hadn’t played chess since I was a...

Bullet Journaling Will Change Your Life

I’ve always been a journal person. Ever since high school, I’ve used a little notebook to keep track of notes, assignments, lists, and ideas. Despite the convenience we now have on our phones, I’ve...

Your New Favorite Kids Summer Tech Animation Project

As the summer continues, you and your kids might be running out of ideas. You’ve done the pool, the park, the movies, the zoo, and everything else. You’re probably also tired of how much...
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A Love Letter to My Instant Pot

Dear Instant Pot, I know this letter is getting to you a little late. I’m sure you have drawers full of letters just like mine. But you are so worthy of another one. Instant Pot, where...

4 Reasons Why Our 2 Years with Goldfish Have Been #1

Thanks to our friends at Goldfish Swim School-Dublin, Goldfish Swim School-Westerville, and Goldfish Swim School-Lewis Center for sponsoring this post and providing an opportunity for such a great way to learn to swim. The...
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Why I’m Thankful This Father’s Day

Two years ago, I wrote about what I thought dads really wanted to Father’s Day. While I still like the advice, I think a little differently about Father’s Day these days. I’m not really...
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A First-Timer’s Guide to Great Wolf Lodge

This is not a sponsored post. This is just advice from a mom and dad trying to help out other moms and dads as they attempt to travel with their kids. With three young...

How to Introduce Chores into Your Child’s Life

With three kids age five and under and a dog, there are plenty of chores to do at home. Dishes, laundry, getting dressed, brushing teeth, feeding the dog, cleaning up toys, making beds, clearing...

Protecting Our Kids’ Innocence: How Much is Too Much?

A while back, I had just finished reading Kate DiCamillo's "The Tale of Despereaux," a Newbery Medal winning novel. The award is given "for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children." There's...