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Daddy Needs New Wheels

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I’ve been thinking for some time about buying a new car, and being a father has changed the way I think about transportation. When I was born my father traded in his sexy two seat convertible for a wood-paneled Ford station-wagon. So what choices are available to the modern dad? Let’s look at some of the options…

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Dads Just Want to Have Fun

Family Fun

Or at least they should. Let me explain. It was brought to my attention by my loving wife and also by at least one commenter on my recent blog: 7 Ways to be a Better Dad (aka: “Stop and Smell the Diapers”) that I had left something important off my list. So, here is that missing guideline on how to be a better dad: HAVE FUN!

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Inspiration For a New Beginning

Photo of Irish Poet John O'Donohue

If you know someone in need of inspiration for a new beginning in any area of their life, I hope you will share this with them.

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Never Pass Up a Chance to Dance with Cinderella!

So I'll Dance with Cinderella - Steven Curtis Chapman

While reading her Cinderella, our 3½ yo daughter asked me to dance. I’m ashamed to say my first thought was, “I’m too tired to dance with you tonight.”

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The Leprechaun on the Shelf – A New Holiday Tradition

Our daughter has come to believe our home is being visited annually by a Irish leprechaun. Each day she wakes to find what mischief he made while she slept…

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Daddy Picks the 2015 Oscar Winners – adaddyblog.com

adaddyblog.com's 2015 Oscar Picks

Who will win an Oscar at the 2015 Academy Awards? It’s been a tradition since my wife and I first started dating many years ago, for us each choose the winners…

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Social Media: I Hug Back!

I Hug Back Online

Are you a “hugger”? Here’s a test… if someone hugs you, who lets go first? What about online? Do you give your friends virtual *hugs*? Does it matter?

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My Name is Not Pumpkin!

After I finished her bedtime story and started to turn off the light, our six-year-old daughter said, “Don’t call me Pumpkin. That’s not my name.” While I don’t remember saying it, I must have said, “Goodnight, Pumpkin. I love you.” The pet-name is now a long established habit. She followed up with, “Goodnight, Banana!” complete …

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What Will You Do When You Win the 2015 HGTV Dream Home?

Win the 2015 HGTV Dream Home in Martha's Vineyard

Do you enter each year to win the HGTV Dream Home? Personally I don’t usually enter sweepstakes, but I have a confession to make… [read more]

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