Michael Schmid

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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Bring some Gold to your St. Patrick’s Day {Zak! Mugs!}

What’s shiny and gold – and keeps your drink cold for 18 hours? These stainless steel insulated mugs from Zak! Perfect for toting around some Irish beer, or an Irish coffee, these mugs will keep your beverage at the optimum temperature on St. Paddy’s Day, as well as every day of the year! Here are …

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Travel: London – Mind the Gap!

London street with phone booth and double decker bus

London’s one of my favorite travel destinations, and I love the ubiquitous signs they post in public places. Mind the Gap! Way Out! Look Right! Read more…

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PY1 Multimedia Venue opens New Year’s Eve in Arlington Texas for Limited Engagement!

PY1 Pyramids Arlington Texas 2020

Timed perfectly for the arrival of the new decade, PY1 is a cutting-edge multimedia entertainment venue like nothing you’ve experienced before. Here’s everything you need to know about the Family Shows as well as their themed PY1 Nights for the 21 and over crowd:

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Toddler Gifts from U-Haul

Best Toddler Christmas Gift Idea Ever!

A Christmas gift tip for parents of toddlers: Don’t stress so much about picking the perfect gift! Here’s something important we learned, I want to pass it on…

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CONFESSION: I am Considering Cheating…

I lust for a new La Pavoni Espresso machine so I can make drinks like this

A quick clarification: I’m considering cheating… on my coffee maker. It’s true, I have lust in my heart for something shiny and new. Just like a man, isn’t it?

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Too Often We are Scared

Our newborn daughter looking at her daddy

If we’re too scared to truly live our lives, how do you think our children will approach theirs? A vintage Nike ad proves an unexpected source of motivation…

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A Dad’s Guide to the Perfect Halloween Cocktail

The Perfect Halloween Cocktail

My wife dragged me kicking and screaming into complete and total Halloween obsession. And I live there quite happily now! One of the things I’ve come to realize is that Halloween is not just for kids. There are so many fun and classy ways for adults to enjoy Halloween too… like a spooky Halloween Cocktail! I think you will love this not overly sweet, bourbon based Halloween cocktail!

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Disney World Makeovers at The Pirates League

Pirates League Makeover at Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World

One of the highlights of our first Halloween trip to Walt Disney World was our visit to The Pirates League in the Magic Kingdom! Our daughter and I both got pirate makeovers before attending “Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.”

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Altitude H2O Grapevine – Summer Fun on the Water!

Altitude H2O Texas Summer Fun

Looking for a fun out of the box idea for summer fun this year? Check out Altitude H20! Founded in 2018, Altitude H2O is a one-of-a-kind, inflatable playground on water! Yes, on water! Located in the heart of DFW, this is the perfect way to get the kids off screens and outside being active!

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