The Man's Guide to Creating a Bucket List

The Man's Guide to Creating a Bucket List

Death is a part of life. Though none of us want to consider not being here anymore, it is the finite aspect of life that gives it so much meaning. It’s easy to get caught up in the slog of the day-to-day and to forget to appreciate everything that life has to offer. Creating a bucket list is a promise to yourself not to take life for granted—a promise to enjoy your life to the fullest. If you’re ready to make that promise to yourself, here’s the ultimate man’s guide to creating a bucket list.
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Back-to-School Shopping Tips for Older Children

Back-to-School Shopping Tips for Older Children

Just last year, your child was eagerly racing into your local office supply store to make sure they were the first kid in their year to get the folder with pictures of puppies all over it. Now, as you head into back-to-school season, they’re talking about binders for multiple subjects and their school lists demand the latest in graphing calculator technology. It can be overwhelming to go back-to-school shopping when you have an older kid. With years of school under their belt, they’re more pa...
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Top 5 Popov Items No Man Should Be Without

Top 5 Popov Items No Man Should Be Without

It’s no secret that Popov’s Leather designs many of its items with men’s needs in mind. As a man, I know what I need to feel productive and happy, and I know which items get in the way of that. I also know which items help with that. In fact, Popov’s Leather began because I was tired of traditional back-pocket wallets and needed a front-pocket wallet that was convenient for me.  To this day, I remain dedicated to creating products men really need in their lives. Here are the top 5 items we pr...
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Encouraging Your Child's Curiosity This Summer

Encouraging Your Child's Curiosity This Summer

Summer is a beautiful season. From budding flowers to beach-time merriment, there’s tons for your family to see and explore this season. Unfortunately, our modern world encourages children to spend more time with their electronics and, as a result, children aren’t engaging in as much imaginative play as they once were.  Summer is a great time to reboot your kids’ free time and, as a result, enhance their self-confidence and curiosity. Here’s how!
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Traditional Wallets, Front Pocket Wallets, and Billfolds: A Comparison

Traditional Wallets, Front Pocket Wallets, and Billfolds: A Comparison

As a company specializing in leather goods, wallets are at the forefront of what we produce here at Popov Leather. We offer a variety of shades and styles to meet every man’s needs. If you’re searching for a new wallet, we’re confident that we have the perfect option for you. To steer you in the right direction, here’s a breakdown of our three most popular wallet styles and what each one offers the man in need.
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Money Management Tips for Millennials

Money Management Tips for Millennials

Millennials—those people born between 1981 and 1996—are in a unique sphere of early-mid adulthood. This is a time when money management becomes important, setting the stage for which people get to retire early—and which will be stuck working years after their peers. For millennials, the time has come to put money to work. However, most millennials were not offered financial literacy courses in high school or college and may struggle with their finances. Here are some quick and easy money mana...
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Teaching Children to Read Analog Clocks

Teaching Children to Read Analog Clocks

I’ve written before about the importance schools now place on teaching towards standardized testing and how that change in values has led to certain skills, once considered important, being neglected in the classroom. One of those vital early skills now often neglected in the classroom is teaching children how to read analog clocks. The advent of digital clocks and their constant availability on cell phones, computers, and wall clocks ensures that numerous children are making it through lives...
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Packing a Gift Bag for the Dad of a Newborn Baby

Packing a Gift Bag for the Dad of a Newborn Baby

The birth of a new baby is an exciting time for mom and dad, but it’s also a time rife with stress. Well-meaning relatives often spoil the new mother, knowing that she will be laboring to bring a baby into the world. Unfortunately, this often leaves the father unsupported as he tries to keep calm for his wife while stressing about her health and the health of their child. One nice thing friends or family could do to alleviate his stress would be packing a gift bag with him in mind. Packing a ...
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How to Switch Out Your Watch Strap

How to Switch Out Your Watch Strap

Your watch is a piece of you. A fine watch can showcase who you are as a man. Switching out your watch strap allows you to add unique personality to your watch face. If you’re looking to add a nice leather watch strap to one of your watch faces and aren’t sure how to do it, this is the guide for you. In order to switch out your watch strap, you will need not only a new leather watch strap but also a spring bar and a spring bar tool.
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Things Your Kids May Not Be Learning In School

Things Your Kids May Not Be Learning In School

Sending your kids to public school allows them to learn a wide variety of skills, many of which you may not have the time or knowledge to teach them at home. However, there is a limit to what children learn in school. As school systems push teachers to teach towards standardized testing so that students can achieve on target with others in the district, some life skills that used to be taught in school are no longer being prioritized. As a parent, it’s important to know which things your kids...
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How to Teach Your Child Financial Literacy in Stages

How to Teach Your Child Financial Literacy in Stages

If you’ve ever said to your child, “Money doesn’t grow on trees!” then you understand the limited understanding most children have of family finances. We live in a society where it’s taboo to talk about money. Whatever your financial situation, the reality is that your kids probably don’t know exactly how much money you make—or where that money goes after you make it.
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Planning the Ultimate Bachelor Party

Planning the Ultimate Bachelor Party

Being selected as best man at a wedding is a huge honor. Of course, after the groom leaves and you’re on your own, you realize that you’ve just been put in charge of several high-stress activities, including writing a speech and planning a bachelor party. Planning a bachelor party is an especially high-stakes activity because you have to get multiple guys on board while sticking to the tastes of the groom. If you’re stuck, here’s some tips to planning the ultimate bachelor party.
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