Tag Archives: Dad

The Yin & Yang of Being Beaten by Your Kid

I have three claims-to-fame in my 39 years on this lovely planet. I once placed 2nd in a BMX bike race. Seven years old. My first BMX bike. A brand new birthday helmet. A big dirt track with hills and … Continue reading

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Proud Dad Moment: Spontaneous Beastie Boys

The teacher’s mouth was moving. I assume words were spoken. All I heard was the sound of the adults in Charlie Brown…wont, wont…wont,wont, wont…wont wont. Like Neal Armstrong driving the American flag into the surface of the moon (did he … Continue reading

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12 Tips for Fatherhood Awesomeness

Short, but sweet. I’d like to think I have a firm grasp on the majority of these tips, but some great reminders never hurt. 12 Tips for being a radical dad [from LifeHack]… Give ’em some love. Spend time with … Continue reading

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The Most Important Journey: Dude to Dad

Seriously? Almost a month without a post. Geesh. Get with it, Dude! All I can say is: 3 kids. Enough. So, I missed a Father’s Day post. That’s a home run post for the Dude! Dang kids! (shaking my fist … Continue reading

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When Life Attacks You With Birds

  For as long as I can recall, my father has had one predominant fear… Birds – Seriously, birds. He doesn’t trust them. Their fast and unpredictable. Shifty little characters. Doesn’t want to be around them. Doesn’t want to talk … Continue reading

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Classic Dad Moment

Life is full of classic dad moments. And luckily, we have YouTube to share them with the world. Reality is so much better than any script. You couldn’t write/act this as well as it plays out. Pure genius. Cruising in the … Continue reading

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Dad’s Are Cool!

Is this a new trend? Are Dad’s cool right now? Continue reading

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The Dishes are Done, Man!

In week four’s “Lessons,” I mentioned there should be a Dad Olympics to showcase the extreme rigors of diaper changing.  I’d like to add event number two; dishwasher loading. The Dude is a dishwasher loading wizard.  It’s a long family … Continue reading

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Little Dude’s Dad

I was talking with my parents last night, because the Dude is a fantastic son like that (Little Dude, take notes.), and my Mother is now referring to me as Little Dude’s Dad…and going overboard like only a Mother can … Continue reading

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Lessons From the Front Lines – Week One

After a day and a half at the hospital (one overnight), the Dude, the Mrs., and Little Dude joined the Princess back at Casa de Dude, and we’ve all fumbled our way triumphantly through the Little Dude’s first week on … Continue reading

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