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Name: Michael Schmid
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URL: http://adaddyblog.com

Biography

Michael is the Founder & Chief Editor of A Daddy Blog™ — adaddyblog.com is about life, parenthood and the pursuit of sleep. WARNING: This is not your Mommy’s blog! We target parenthood from the father’s perspective, and include a focus the modern dad, entertainment, travel, social media, technology, health, coffee, cars & cuddles. ツ Michael shares a home in Texas with his beautiful bride and their wonderful little girl. He claims to be moderately literate, adequately well traveled, and is clearly well fed. Though Michael has an MBA from SMU in Marketing and Finance, he has a sneaking suspicion that his baby girl is far smarter than he is… and he knows that his wife is. Please feel free to write us any time. We love hearing from you. You can also find us on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Linkedin, Pinterest, Instagram…

Latest posts

  1. Summer in the South: Dad Essentials
  2. Beauty and the Beast DIY {Make Mrs. Potts}
  3. Make Summer in the South even Sweeter
  4. Mr. Rogers on Scary Things in the News
  5. Battling “Entitlement” in our kids {A Guest Post}

Most commented posts

  1. 20 Things Guys Should Never Wear | What Women Wish Men Knew — 181 comments
  2. Suffering in Silence – It’s Time We Talk about Miscarriage — 145 comments
  3. Daddy’s Close Shave – Win a $200 Walmart Gift Card Now! — 90 comments
  4. Disney Princesses: Not So Happily Ever After? — 90 comments
  5. 7 Ways to be a Better Dad — 88 comments

Author's posts listings

Summer in the South: Dad Essentials

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Hot town, summer in the city…back of my neck gettin dirty and gritty. Let’s ALL sing! Seriously though… summer in the Southern States is a beautiful thing. But it will help if you have a few hand dandy tools helping you make it through the steamy days. Here are a few Dad Essentials I need …

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Beauty and the Beast DIY {Make Mrs. Potts}

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Our family was so excited to go see the new Live Action movie of Beauty and the Beast. My wife says the original Disney cartoon version, was a seminal part of her childhood! And seeing my daughter’s excitement about seeing the movie was just a precious thing. And that’s why I knew it was the …

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Make Summer in the South even Sweeter

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I love living in the South. Others may complain about all the heat – but I love a sunny day on the porch or working in the yard. And once I’ve worked up a good sweat – all I want is a tall, cold drink in my hand. And it turns out – Racetrac has me …

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Mr. Rogers on Scary Things in the News

When the nightly news is dark and frightening, I find quotes like the following from Mr. Rogers help provide comfort and renewed confidence in my fellow man…

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Battling “Entitlement” in our kids {A Guest Post}

Do you worry that your kids already have a damaging sense of entitlement? Just want to make sure that you are raising them in a way that avoids the trap of entitlement? Then this guest post is for you! Read on…

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Armchair Version of HGTV House Hunters International

Check out my latest “sanity break” at work. I play my own home version of House Hunters International on my phone or computer.

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Cute Daddy Daughter Valentine’s Day Photo Idea

This photo was taken on Valentines Day 2009. Those are my wide Hobbit feet surrounding my 6 month old daughter’s dainty little baby feet. Don’t you just love baby feet? Composition and photo credit goes to my wonderful wife. I was busy snoring… I mean modeling.

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I Miss You Dad

There are certain times and life events during which the absence of loved ones is most acutely felt. Thanksgiving, Christmas and the birth of a child I’ve found rank high among these. So at this joyous time of year, please indulge me a brief sad moment.

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Investing in a cure for childhood cancer {Guest Blog by Chris Lynch}

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Michael here. I can imagine nothing harder than being a parent and hearing your child has cancer. Today’s post is a guest post from a leader in the business sector who works hard with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. A foundation that supports families and children dealing with childhood cancer. Here is why ADaddyBlog.com guest blogger …

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