How Pornography Destroyed My Relationships

Today, October 17th, 2018, marks my 90th day of being free from pornography.  When I recently confessed to Elayna, my wife, that I had been looking at pornography, I knew that there would be a lot of hard work to restore my relationship with her, if at all possible, and to be a part of my daughter’s lives. What I didn’t…

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Make a Difference for Deaf Children in Haiti

Haiti Deaf Academy children and volunteers

I am going to Haiti next month and I need your help!  I’ll be going with the Hear The World Foundation to perform hearing tests for hundreds of Haitians who do not have access to hearing healthcare. I’m so excited to help reconnect the people of Haiti with life and the people they love! Here’s how you can help During this trip…

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AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Review – Prepare to be Rocked! [SPOILER FREE]

If I had to sum up Avengers: Infinity War in one word it would be WOW. This is a spoiler free review of Avengers: Infinity War because everyone deserves to watch Avengers: Infinity War without any spoilers, and #ThanosDemandsYourSilence The first thing to know before you see Avengers: Infinity War is that this is not a movie you can be late to! Avengers: Infinity War…

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When Your Plans Fail Follow The Force

Texas Social Media Conference

Have you ever made plans only to have circumstances beyond your control crumple those plans up and throw them out the window? I had an experience with this today while presenting at the Texas Social Media Conference at Tarlton. I had a live walkthrough planned for the second half of my presentation, but because of a strange technical issue, I wasn’t…

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Waitress the Musical Keeps the Laughs and Tears Rolling!

Waitress the Musical Tour

This was the first time I’ve cried during date night, and the most I’ve ever cried during a musical. I had no idea what I was getting into when I said yes to watching Waitress the Musical with my wife, but in a life full of Disney and Barbie movies, I’ve learned to keep an open mind and enjoy the…

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How to Experience the Most Magical Part of Disney

Our family with Chewbacca at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort

I’ve always enjoyed watching the Disney® classics that I grew up with like The Parent Trap, Aladdin, Alice in Wonderland, The Jungle Book, and The Lion King, just to name a few of the many dozens of feature-length films that introduced me to the magic of Disney. Those Disney moments have become even more special since I married Elayna Fernandez…

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Join me on the Journey to Jedi

@TheJediFather Cosplaying as Luke Skywalker

I am excited to be writing my very first post as a dad blogger! My name is Taylor Bare, and I am married to a gorgeous, Dominican mom blogger, Elayna Fernandez of Our two oldest daughters, Elisha and Elyssa (15 and 14), are also bloggers at, and our 4 year old, Eliana, is already blogging in her pretend…

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