Naughty or Nice? A Christmas Giveaway

What are your favorite memories of Christmas? Do you remember the wonder and excitement you felt as a child at the thought of Santa Claus’s impending arrival each year? I do. I clearly remember lying awake in bed listening for and certain I could hear the hoofs of his reindeer on our roof on Christmas night.

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Best Daddy Blogger Award

Wouldn’t it be great if the top Mommy Blogger this year was a Daddy? “A Daddy Blog” was a finalist and though I didn’t win it was such an honor to be nominated.

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Sing-A-Ma-Jigs Cute or Creepy?

The Sing-A-Ma-Jigs™

Am I really the only one who thinks that this year’s hottest selling Christmas toys the Sing-A-Ma-Jigs™ are creepy? Check out this video for the full effect. What do you think? Is it just me?

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Baby’s First Cowboy’s Game – Wordless Wednesday

Baby's First Cowboy's Game

Wordless Wednesday – This photo of our little girl was taken in Fall 2008 as we stocked up with snacks in preparation for her first Cowboy’s football game.

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Which day to trick or treat?

Trick or Treaters 3

When are you celebrating Halloween 2010, Saturday or Sunday? In the past thirty years Halloween has only fallen on a Sunday four times – in 2004, 1999, 1993, and 1982. Also I’m curious, as an adult do you dress up or go to parties, too, or is Halloween just for the kids?

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I Voted – Did You?

I Voted Today - Did you?

Early voting is open through Friday here in Texas. It took me 10 minutes max to get in and out. Whether you vote early or join the mad crush next Tuesday, please be sure to have your voice heard. If you don’t vote, I don’t want to hear your voice after the election! Just sayin’…

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Real Men Change Diapers

I suspect my late father never changed a diaper. He as a great man, but he grew up in a time where fathers were less involved in such matters. I on the other hand pride myself in my ability to remove a soiled diaper, clean, cream the wee ones bottom and put on a fresh one in 30 seconds flat. Sort of a home version of a Nascar pit crew challenge. The only think about being a modern dad that’s bothered me is carrying my wife’s diaper bag when my daughter and I are out and about together. We’ll I’ve taken matters into my own hands and crafted a solution…

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A Daddy’s Birthday Gift

My Mother and Me

Many, many years ago in a land far, far away… well, in Florida… a baby boy was born on this day. My father who took this photograph of my mother and me, passed away before he was able to meet his beautiful grand-daughter. If he can still see us, then this morning he saw my barely two year old girl sing… really sing… “happy birthday to you” to her daddy.

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iXL Smart Device Targets Toddlers

Is it just me or are we introducing technology to our toddlers too soon? Could there be a developmental impact? Wouldn’t they be better off playing outside on a nice day? Maybe mom or dad could run along side them as they ride a bike for the first time or camp out together in the back yard overnight in sleeping bags – flashlights being the only battery operated devices present.

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