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Lazy Sunday - Family Trip to Nesparken

Today we had awesome weather down here in Moss. The sun was shining, it was just below freezing, and the kids were crazy. The perfect recipe for a trip outside!We joined up with the Judsons and took the trip over to Nesparken.Lazy Sundays like these...
by Robust Dad on Feb 14, 2016

Krav Maga Seminar - Grading - Brown Belt 3rd Stripe

I've been practicing Krav Maga for quite a few years now, and for those of you who don't know what it is, it is a non compromise self defense system. Everything is allowed, and by everything, they really mean EVERYTHING! This includes biting, ball bu...
by Robust Dad on Jan 31, 2016

Include Legs In Your Workout Routine!

One of the most hilarious things I see, are "bodybuilders" with skinny legs. People who have skipped leg days their whole life. One thing is that it looks ridiculous, another is that they are cheating themselves for a ton of gains and health benefits...
by Robust Dad on Jan 24, 2016

Ice Skating with the Kids

The other the whole family went out to the local ice skating place. It's a school soccer field that they spray with water during the winter. Matheo and Milla got ice skates last year, so it was finally time to learn it properly.I have never been god...
by Robust Dad on Jan 18, 2016

Back Workout with Nils Fredrik

Some days are more terrible than others. Doing 5x5 on deadlifts the day after straight deadlifts is one way to make a day terrible.This day I noticed that I had pushed myself a bit hard the day before, but I still managed to put in a few decent sets.
by Robust Dad on Jan 7, 2016

Trash That Gingerbread House!

As most families, we have a gingerbread house for Christmas. The kids decorated it all by themselves this year, and they've been super excited for the day when they could break it and eat it.Today was the day! Armed with plastic spatulas they went to...
by Robust Dad on Jan 3, 2016

Great Day at the Water Park

So, some of the last few days we've been a lot inside, and it's driven both me and the kids a bit insane. We tried going for a nice walk yesterday, but the weather was terrible and Milla's mood was even worse. Not the best trip ever. Therefore, Liv-K...
by Robust Dad on Jan 2, 2016

2016 - The year of Robust Dad and Baketerapi

2016 will be the best year ever for the Bjerkøe family! Why is that, you might ask? Well, every year has been even more awesome that the last, so 2016 is bound to be the best so far!2015 was a good year. Short summary:We moved to Moss, closer to Liv...
by Robust Dad on Jan 1, 2016

Vacation to Spain - Part 2 - Torrevieja and Flamenco Show

Being both urban and awesome, we couldn't just sit by the pool all day long. Torrevieja needed to be explored.The trip startet at the local tourist office, and Liv-Kristin and Olga made plans for the rest of the vacation. You can see that Thomas real...
by Robust Dad on Jun 30, 2015

Vacation to Spain - Part 1 - Travelling and Stuff

Since I wrote such an immensely successful travelling epilogue last year, a repeat is necessary this year. If you did not read last year’s travel, you can find it here, here, here and here. This year’s special vacation goes to Alicante...
by Robust Dad on Jun 29, 2015

New (Electric) Lawn Mower

Today I can brag about getting a brand spanking new lawn mower. In our case it's actually also the first lawn mower we have. You could say it took a while to get this part of the moving into order. Acquiring a lawn mower was one of the many things we...
by Robust Dad on May 16, 2015

Blog! Now in Norwegian!

Meg og barna (f.v. Matheo, Timmy og Milla)Wohoo! Finally a blog in Norwegian. Great, huh?!Well, I've had this blog in English for quite some time now; a bit over a year. Since I am Norwegian, and speak Norwegian, you might wonder how it became like t...
by Robust Dad on Feb 8, 2015

Apartment For Sale!

Nice new HTH kitchenWe are now selling our awesome apartment, and now's your chance to get it! Read all about it at FINN.no.Most of the apartment (except bathrooms) was refurbished in 2012 as part of the TV show, 'Hjelp, han pusser opp'. There's a br...
by Robust Dad on Feb 3, 2015

Getting Our Apartment Ready For Sale

Fixing the kitchenWe bought a house a couple of weeks ago, and now we need to sell our current apartment. I thought the apartment was ready for sale without doing anything, but that was not the case. The bathroom needed some paint, the living room wa...
by Robust Dad on Feb 1, 2015

Wohoo! We've bought a house!

You read it right! We have bought our own house in Moss! More specifically in Ørneveien 2. We are super excited, and will move in the 1st of May!We went to take a look at the house on Monday. The house is fairly close family in Moss, and lies almost...
by Robust Dad on Jan 14, 2015

Snow time! Sledding with the kids

We haven't really seen that much snow this winter, but it came yesterday! Full blast! We originally planned to go to Sweden to do some shopping, but because of the heavy snowfall we skipped those plans. We probably would have spent twice the regular...
by Robust Dad on Jan 11, 2015

Christmas Tree Fun

Every Christmas celebration needs a Christmas tree! I love the smell and the sight of the Christmas tree during the holidays, and it helps me get that warm and fuzzy feeling inside.The Christmas tree lotMatheo inspecting a Christmas treeWe started th...
by Robust Dad on Dec 21, 2014

Fitnessfestivalen 2014

Testing my monkey skillsI've actually never been to a fitness convention or a fitness competition! It's true! I've had a major interest in this for many years, but have never bothered to take the time to go to one of those things. This weekend I deci...
by Robust Dad on Dec 2, 2014

Chest, Arms and Abs Workout with Nils Fredrik

Nils Fredrik and I had a blast going through the chest, arms and abs today. When I arrived, Nils Fredrik was already there, bloodshot in his eyes. He had the classic Mormon hangover i.e. being dead tired. He still hasn't understood that taking large...
by Robust Dad on Nov 19, 2014

SpillExpo - The Norwegian Gaming Convention

SpillExpo - the only large Norwegian gaming convention - has now become a tradition. This was the third year in a row that Norwegians get to experience gaming, nerds, bad body odor and cosplay all in one place.Since Sony and PlayStation has a huge st...
by Robust Dad on Nov 8, 2014


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