James Hudyma

Dad. Husband. Teacher. Canadian. Guitar Picker. Songwriter.

Posts by James Hudyma

This Dad Knows Why Kids Need Jellyfish

Sometimes You Need a Jellyfish

Kids on lap, you open a brilliantly illustrated children's book and before you read a single word, your children are hooked. Their imaginations are … [Read more...]

My New Song: Novocaine

James Hudyma in Studio

This summer I recorded 3 songs with my old band, The Furleys (read Back in the Saddle). This song is titled, Novocaine. Enjoy. … [Read more...]

Kendama Dad

Kendama Dad

I'm a Kendama dad. I'm not really sure what that means, but apparently it makes me pretty cool. Kendama is awesome. It's relaxing, fun, and … [Read more...]

Men and Emotional Eating

ice cream temptation

The stereotypical image attached to emotional eating is of the depressed woman sitting in front of a television with a container of ice-cream, spoon … [Read more...]

Goggle Men Invade Earth


My son created the Goggle Men characters while playing with his Legos. He's 4. He ripped the body off of a Lego Man and discovered the remaining leg … [Read more...]

Wrong Side of the Branch

BJ Leaf

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She is so GMO

GMO Flower

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Back in the Saddle

James Hudyma in Studio

Many moons ago I played with a couple of amazing musicians, Quinn and Cam. We called ourselves The Furleys. We wrote songs, played shows, and recorded … [Read more...]

3 Real-Life Princesses Who Didn’t Need Magic to Kick Butt

Photo Credit: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1a/Spring_Outing_of_the_Tang_Court.jpg

Thanks to the wildly popular Disney movie, Frozen, princesses are not just for girls anymore. As a father of a son and a daughter, I am happy to see … [Read more...]

Walking Among Giants in Cathedral Grove

The foot of a giant Douglas Fir.

Cathedral Grove is located on British Columbia's Vancouver Island in MacMillan Provincial Park. Our family spent an afternoon there and were … [Read more...]