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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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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The Perfect Gift Card For Every Occasion!

Happy Cards Gift Cards for All Occasions

I don’t think I’m the only guy in the world who has trouble with gift giving. I want to find the perfect gift, and I’m willing to put in the work! But I always end up second guessing my choices – and worrying that I haven’t gone in the right direction! Something practical? Something that’s all luxury? It’s hard to know which stores or restaurants a loved one might prefer a gift from! And that is why I am absolutely in love with Happy Cards – the perfect solution for gift giving because they are all about options!

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Rascal Flatts ‘The Night Before Christmas’ FREE Audiobook

FREE: Rascal Flatts The Night Before Christmas

Just in time for the Holidays: Rascal Flatts performs Clement C. Moore’s ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and the audiobook is FREE today on Audible & Amazon! My family loves listening to audiobooks on roadtrips, and this short free recording is perfect for your family holiday travel. Merry Christmas!

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Blow your Guy’s Mind – A Gift Guide

Christmas Gift Ideas for Guys - BabbleBoxx

My wife complains every year about how hard I am to shop for.  And I admit it.  She asks what I’d like, and I say the same thing every time. I tell my wife, “I don’t need anything.” So how do you shop for men, and straddle that perfect line between what we need, and what we want? This gift guide will help!

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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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