August 30th, 2013

My Starbucks #VIA Moment

Life of Dad has partnered up with Starbucks for a cool campaign called My Starbucks Via Moment.  I put together an Instagram video entry to the promotion during a recent road trip I took with my boys. This wasn’t the first time that I have enjoyed Starbucks VIA packets in places that a coffee shop or coffee maker wasn’t available. [Read More…]

August 13th, 2013

Finding the Adventure (even if it isn’t where you thought it was)

One of the important lessons I have learned in Dadventuring is not to miss the adventure even if it is not the adventure you  set out to have.   The real adventure is the time with your kids.  My boys and I re on the first leg of a monster road trip, that will be [Read More…]

July 31st, 2013

Having “The Talk”

Let’s talk about “the talk”… you know “the Birds and the Bees”. So before we go any further brace yourself we are going to talk about sex… So if you need to avert your eyes…

July 25th, 2013

Quickie: “On Duck”

Some of the best one liners come while my kids are playing sports my oldest yelled this one at us from the end of the bench right before he went up to bat: “Hey Mom, Dad, I’m on duck!”

July 12th, 2013

A Geocaching Dadventure

 Geocahing is fast becoming one of our family’s favorite adventures.  We have gone on a few geocache hunts and are gearing up for many more.  We did our first geocache hunt with a local campfire scouts group.  On that trip we found a cache of goodies in a clear plastic bottle hidden in a hollowed [Read More…]

June 21st, 2013

Awesome Movie (Double Feature) – “Dogtown and Z-Boys” & “Bones Brigade: An Autobiography”

I’m adding two movies to the list with today’s post.  That’s right it is a double feature!  It is no secret that I love skateboarding.  I’m not, nor have I ever been very good at it, but I  do love it.  When I got my first skateboard it was my first taste of freedom and [Read More…]

June 14th, 2013

Awesome Movie – The Karate Kid

I’ll be honest this movie jumped ahead of a bunch that I have in queue because It popped up in my Netflix recommended movies list.  Don’t bother looking for it though cause it disappeared about as fast as it appeared.  I actually went to my library and checked it out to show my boys, Who [Read More…]