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April 16th, 2014

Be Honest Even When You F___ Up!

It is no small secret that I am a huge Billy Joel fan.  I have been listening to his music since I was a little kid so much so that sometimes it feels like he has written the soundtrack to my life. Last year I wrote about an incident in which he brought a fan [Read More...]


April 7th, 2014

The #Ickies are going around (Clorox Ick Awards)

Parenthood is a messy thing. and sometimes there is no way around it you need to get elbow-deep in a dirty bathroom, messy kitchen, or an overlooked laundry room.  Fortunately the folks at Clorox keep coming up with products to help us get rid of all the #ickies that get in our way. We all [Read More...]


March 3rd, 2014

DiaryDad is Cookin’ up some #FrozenChefMadness

Sometimes you and your kids just gotta eat, and it takes time away from the big game, March Madness, or any of the #Dadventures you are getting into.  Fear not March is  FROZEN FOOD Month – and with 15 other  brand ambassadors from Life of Dad  I’m going to share some Easy Home Meals that can cut down your [Read More...]


February 27th, 2014

Leadership Isn’t Easy

The other night while driving home with my boys we got into a great discussion on what it takes to be a leader.   As a parent you want to constantly tell your kids that anything is possible as long as you work hard for it and believe in yourself.  Unfortunately that just isn’t the [Read More...]


February 19th, 2014

Quickie: Robots

9 yo: I know one good reason for having a birth certificate to prove you were born.


February 7th, 2014

Dadventure2Go: The Art Museum

With the new year I have decided to launch a new feature called Dadventure2G0.  These are posts with a downloadable pdf to serve as a guide/aide to the adventure.  If you use them I’d love both feedback and examples of how you used them. So with no further ado I present the first Dadventure2Go. A [Read More...]


January 30th, 2014

Birthday Cake Blues

This week I read a blog post written by a mom who is frustrated because she can’t bring home-made baked goods into the classroom for her child’s birthday.  She can’t do that because of the school’s policy that all party treats of this nature need to be commercially packaged and in some cases free of specific [Read More...]