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Month: July 2014

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Teach Your Kid to Ride a Bike

Captain’s Log. Diaper Date 2511. Daddy Chronicles. My daughter learned to ride her bike when she was 5 – on her birthday- and then decided to retire from bike riding. Now, almost two years later, she has decided to take up cycling again. In her short retirement, she has chosen to ride scooters, kid cars, […]

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To Boldly Go Where No Dad has Gone Before

Captain’s Log. Diaper Date 2506. Daddy Chronicles. I am currently sitting next to a pile of Star Wars toys. Those of you who know the difference between Star Wars and Star Trek will recognize the conflict between my title and current situation. Nonetheless, I am preparing myself for an epic journey, a voyage of sorts, […]

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Man Man Killed the Beetle

Captain’s Log. Diaper Date 2505. Daddy Chronicles. A beetle dies at the end of this post. In last week’s Great Adventures as Dad we had an epic episode. I’m hyperbolizing a bit (a lot), but anytime I can make my life sound grand (it is) then I will.   Anyhow, it was a unique week […]

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Everyday is Father’s Day

A Father’s Day post in July? Yep. You know why? Everyday is Father’s Day as a dad. The same applies to moms and Mother’s Day too, but let me explain. One of the things that you learn when you become a parent is that life never stops. There’s always something to do. This year for […]

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I Kissed a Dolphin

Captain’s Log. Diaper Date 2489. Daddy Chronicles. The Captain had an amazing opportunity to go on an adventure with his family to Discovery Cove. I have chronicled the rest of the trip here at Life of Dad. You should definitely check that out. In the meantime, I would like to highlight my favorite part of […]

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Crashing a Party

Captain’s Log. Diaper Date 2488. Daddy Chronicles. And so it has come to pass that vacation has ended. Not yet officially, as my feet are still on liberated soil and not within the confines of our homestead. The sun is still shining, the breeze is nice, and the waves are crashing – almost like the […]

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Constructing with Imagination

Toys with batteries are indeed fun, but sometimes it is nice to let the power of play come from the imagination of the child. Such is the case with the Triceratops Bulldozer from the group at Educational Insights. It is a simple, solid product with unlimited possibilities. Dinosaurs seem to be a favorite of many […]