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

Entitlemania: How Not to Spoil Your Kids, and What to Do if You Have by Richard Watts

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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Cute Daddy Daughter Valentine’s Day Photo Idea

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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

My Late Father in Navy Uniform

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}

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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Top 10 Scariest Things This Halloween

Our daughter's Cute Chinese Takeout Halloween Costume

This year our daughter said she wanted to dress up as “something scary” for Halloween! I guess the days of Disney Princesses have passed. [sniff]

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