Daddy’s Week in Review – From Zombies to Cute Kid Cuddles

Keep Washington Out of Our Kids’ Toy Boxes!

Posted by Michael Schmid on March 22nd, 2012 at 6:32 pm

Is there no part of our lives that will remain untouched by Washington politics? The latest casualty in this increasing invasion of our lives is our children’s toy boxes.

It is impossible to turn on the news without seeing a clip of Rick Santorum or Newt Gingrich manhandling an Etch A Sketch in front of the news cameras.

You haven’t heard about this?

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Is Bottled Water Rotting Our Children’s Teeth?

Posted by Michael Schmid on March 22nd, 2012 at 8:00 am

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Many of us give our kids bottled water versus tap water for a variety of reasons… convenience, taste and in many cases because we think it’s more healthy.

Surprising information has come to light recently that suggests our increased use of bottled water may contribute to increased tooth decay in our children.

Even more alarming is the news from another study that showed two U.S. demographic groups are more at risk than others. Are your children at risk?

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The Walking Dead: Ultimate Parenting Fail

Posted by Michael Schmid on March 21st, 2012 at 8:03 am

Am I the only one who, while watching AMC’s TV series The Walking Dead, finds himself screaming at the TV, “Get back in the freaking house, Carl!” Yes, I know it’s just a TV show and not real life. I’m not insane; well, not much. But the “parents” of this kid may well drive me nuts.

For the uninitiated, here’s a very tiny bit of background on the character Carl Grimes (Chandler Riggs) on The Walking Dead. The inevitable zombie apocalypse happens (don’t ask why), and Carl’s dad is left for dead in a hospital. His dad’s best friend beds his mom and tries to be a surrogate dad to Carl.  (continued on

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Your Wife’s Surprising Turn-on

Posted by Michael Schmid on March 19th, 2012 at 8:01 am

Last night my wife looked over my shoulder, and saw me browsing photos on the Internet. She exclaimed, “Oh, you’re looking at mommy ___!” That last word started with “p” and ended with “orn”.

“I’m sorry?” I stuttered, suddenly feeling the need to clear my browser cache. She patiently went on to explain something to me I’d previously not known about female arousal.

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  1. I super love your post. I am a father too that’s why I can relate.

  2. Thanks, David. Yeah, we dads have got to stick together. 🙂

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