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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Author's posts

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

family car safety tips

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 Roadtrip to Colorado 2017

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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Great Quote from @BradPaisley to Kick off Your New Year

Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.. ~Brad Paisley

Love this New Year’s quote, “Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book…” Read more ➜

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10 Things Police Wish You Knew about Answering the Doorbell

Stranger knocking at door or ringing your bell

It’s that time of the year, when door-to-door solicitations begin to occur more frequently. But how do you know when you should or shouldn’t answer the door?

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Review: Ember Temperature Controlled Ceramic Mug

My wife gave me the perfect gift for a coffee or tea lover this Christmas, the Ember Ceramic Mug. I’ll never drink a lukewarm cup of coffee or tea again!

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Twas the Night before Christmas—WordlessWednesday Art

The children were nestled all snug in their beds

Hopefully Dr. Clement C. Moore who wrote “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” as a present for his children isn’t rolling over in his grave because of this post?

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The Story of a Garnet Ring – and a New Family Tradition

Here’s the story of generations of love in my family… symbolized by a garnet ring… and how James Avery has helped me continue this lovely family tradition!

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Armchair Version of HGTV House Hunters International

Home for sale in Suffolk with a working watermill

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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