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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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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20 Summer Safety Tips for Kids

20-Summer-Safety-Tips

If your kids are like mine, they love the hot summer months, but there are a few things we parents need to watch to help our kids navigate summer safety.

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2019 Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Scarborough Renaissance Festival - A Fairy and a Rogue

Have you taken your family to Scarborough Renaissance Festival here in the Dallas Fort-Worth area yet this Spring? Here’s what you need to know to plan your trip.

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He Said, She Said — Family Road-Trips

A national survey sheds light on how couples navigate the open road… from who normally drives, to who gets lost more, to who requires more “pit-stops,” Think you already know the results? Maybe. Read on…

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5 Ways to Rock the Daddy Daughter Dance

Daddy Daughter Dance 2019

Thank you to Al’s Formal Wear for partnering with me to bring you this post. When my daughter was around 3 or 4, our city held a Father Daughter Dance. I brought my daughter on a whim. And it changed both our lives. Every year since then, my daughter has asked throughout the year “when …

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20 Things Guys Should Never Wear | What Women Wish Men Knew

Would you wear this?

You girls know the things we guys should never wear, but some of you are too nice to tell us. You’re not doing yourself or us a favor by keeping it secret.

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