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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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13 Tips for a Safe Halloween

13 Tips for a Safe Halloween

Pardon my slightly (very?) snarky intro to these 13 Halloween safety tips. There’s nothing funny about our kids’ safety, and these tips are worth a quick review.

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Best Family Car for the Zombie Apocalypse

Picture of the Zombie Slayer Jeep ZS1 – Because the Zombie Apocalypse is no Time to Drive a Prius (from adaddyblog.com)

The Jeep ZS1 Zombie Slayer—Because the Zombie Apocalypse is no time to drive a Prius! Yes, this is a real car. Here’s why you should drive one…

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Daddy’s Baby Bump – The Ugly Truth

Who is Mudflap Man?

Many of you have asked, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned from the political scene lately, it’s important to respond to allegations quickly. So… am I really Mudflap Man?

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Mr. Rogers on Scary Things in the News

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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A Walk to Remember – On Our 11th Anniversary

Our Wedding September 9, 2006

The walk I’m speaking of is the walk down the isle of a church that my wife and I took eleven years ago. And really, I’m writing not just of that walk, but of a journey… about the independent paths we traveled alone to get to that wedding day, and the walk we’ve taken hand in hand ever since.

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Win a Gift Card from RaceTrac!

Nothing says summer quite like some ice cold ICE CREAM or frozen yogurt! And this summer your local RaceTrac is going next level cool, by offering Swirl World locations in many of their stores! Select RaceTrac locations throughout Texas, Florida, Georgia and Louisiana let you choose from dessert combinations featuring 10 distinct flavors – and 41 …

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Summer in the South: Dad Essentials

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}

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

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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