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

A Daddy-Daughter Adventure in London: Memories, Monuments, and Moments

Daddy-Daughter Trip to London in Summer of 2023

Our children grow up in the blink of an eye! Moments like these, where we bond over shared experiences and new discoveries, are the real treasures. Here a few family travel tips from one parent to another. I’d love to hear yours, too!

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Parenting in the Age of AI: A Dad’s Guide to Kids and LLMs

Let’s dive deeper into large language models and generative AI like Chat-GPT, and how our mini-me’s interact with them.

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Favorite Baby Books?

Daddy Hugs (Classic Board Book) by Karen Katz

Every night after our baby girl’s bath I took her to the nursery and read stories before bedtime. It provided a lovely daddy-daughter time at the end of each day. What are your favorite children’s books?

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Parenting in the Age of AI: Insights into ChatGPT, Bing, Meta, and Our Kids’ Future

OpenAI ChatGPT4

AI tools like ChatGPT GPT-4, Bing, Bard, and Meta might seem like they’re from a sci-fi novel, but their impact on our kids’ lives is very real

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Reading to Children – A Dad’s Perspective

Childrens books our daughter loved

Reading to children is important, more important than we know. Experts say reading to children can have a huge impact on their lives, and I’ve seen that impact already on our daughter…. [read more]

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AI for Parents – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Child playing with AI ChatGPT-4 Robot

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the shiny new AI toys making headlines recently. So, let’s have a little chat about these fantastic and sometimes frightening AI tools:

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Mister Rogers on Scary Things in the News

Mister Rogers

When the nightly news is dark and frightening, I find quotes like the following from Mister Rogers help provide comfort and renewed confidence in my fellow man…

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What Parents Need to Know About ChatGPT

Photo of Woman Teaching His Son While Smiling

By now you’ve probably heard of ChatGPT and more recently about Bard. It’s shaping up to be quite the battle of the tech titans, and as parents we need to help ensure our kids aren’t among the casualties.

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I Joined Mastodon

photo of elephant in forest with filtered sunlight

Given all of the people fleeing Twitter, I thought it might be wise to sign up for the heir apparent, Mastodon. Here’s where to find me and info to get us newbies started.

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