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Michael is the Founder & Chief Editor of A Daddy Blog™ — ADaddyBlog.com is about life, parenthood and the pursuit of sleep. Oh, and Michael’s day job is University Director. ADaddyBlog.com targets parenthood from the father’s perspective, and include a focus the modern dad, family travel, entertainment, technology, health, coffee, cars & cuddles. Michael shares a home in Texas with his brilliant bride and their amazing young daughter. 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, Linkedin, Pinterest, Instagram… (links at top of page) Email Michael here: adaddyblog.com@gmail.com

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20 Summer Safety Tips for Kids

20 Summer Safety Tips for Families

School is ending and our kids are getting ready for some summer fun! Here are 20 important kids summer safety tips for a health, happy summer!

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Les Misérables Comes to Dallas

I first saw Les Mis on a business trip to London some years ago. I knew the music, but had never seen the inventive, emotionally evocative staging. I was very moved. Now it’s your chance to experience it as Dallas Summer Musicals brings LES MISÉRABLES to the Music Hall at Fair Park April 24-May 6, 2018!

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2018 Scarborough Renaissance Festival

My daughter and I at Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Dallas Fort Worth

Have you taken your family to Scarborough Renaissance Festival here in the Dallas Fort-Worth area yet this Spring? Here’s what you need to know to plan your trip.

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Suffering in Silence – It’s Time We Talk about Miscarriage

Suffering in Silence – It’s Time We Talk about Miscarriage

Too often parents suffer in silence after a miscarriage, believing they are alone, feeling perhaps somehow it was their fault. It’s time for the silence to end.

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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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Family Travel: Stop and See the Amazing Thing!

70s American Family Roadtrip

Let’s daydream for a moment of summer; the summer ahead and the hazy memories of our childhood summers past. Oh, and I’ll tell you the tale of THE AMAZING THING!

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How a Body Wash – helped Simplify My Life

This is a sponsored post with Ivory. All opinions expressed are my own.   Simplifying my life has become a pretty important goal of mine in the last few years. I’ve been actively weeding out distractions, so I can focus on the things that really matter to me. And the most important of those things …

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20 Driving Safety Tips Police Want You to Know

Moms and dads are all about keeping their family safe and healthy. Here are 20 tips the police would like you to know to keep your family safe when out and about in your car.

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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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