Month: June 2015


Movies Movies Movies

Disclosure: I am participating in the Fandango Family campaign and proudly serving as an ambassador. I have been compensated for my involvement. I had the pleasure of chatting with the fellas over at Dad Spotlight about summer movies and the Fandango Family app. Are you a Fandango VIP member? If not, you should join now […]

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Dad Always Took Care of the Car #ad

My grandfather had two simple rules – take care of your family and take care of your car. In that order. His thoughts were that if you took care of those two things then everything else would fall in line. He must have impressed this upon my dad because as long as I can remember […]


The Chore Challenge Recap #ad

I have been invited to participate in an hhgregg ambassador program, and this post is sponsored by hhgregg. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. (Be sure to check out then end of this post for the $100 hhgregg gift card giveaway.) Yesterday, I had the opportunity to take part in the Chore […]

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I Left My Baby in the Woods

Captain’s Log. Diaper Date 2836. Daddy Chronicles. I Left My Baby in the Woods. To be clear, this is not a story desertion, instead this is a coming of age story – I’m just not sure whose. You see, I left my daughter in the woods- for Girl Scout camp. She has been enjoying Girl […]


To All Dads from Dove Men+Care

Let me start by saying this is not a sponsored post. I am a BIG fan of the way that Dove Men+Care supports fathers, and I am excited to share any message they deliver that supports dads. And this message is awesome. The first part of the message, First Fatherhood Moments, conveys the real reaction […]


Daddy Ate the Blood!

I apparently killed my son’s appetite for cotton candy. Not long ago we went to a ballgame, and I decided to commemorate the event with a purchase of cotton candy. The cotton candy was red and yellow intertwined with yumminess. Not wanting to witness my own personal version of the Hunger Games I decided to […]

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The Great American Milk Drive: Father’s Day Edition

Disclosure: I have partnered with Life of Dad and Milk Life for this promotion. I have received compensation for my participation, but my passion and thirst for Milk is my own. Gift giving is a difficult thing to do, there is often a struggle of what is appropriate. Often times it seems that what we […]


National Donut Day

In honor of National Donut Day, I got conned into buying donuts this morning. And thus I decided I would pen a poem about donuts. Prepare to be amazed: Donut To the round feast of yeast I tip my cap. The mere mention of your name makes children smile and clap. Be you speckled with […]


There is No Tomorrow

Disclosure: I have partnered with Life of Dad and STOUFFER’S® for this promotion. I have received compensation and product for my participation, but my opinions are my own. One of my favorite wingmen of all time is Apollo Creed from the Rocky series. Originally, Apollo and Rocky were adversaries, but they soon become friends and […]


Captain’s Log: 2817- Games That Don’t Make Sense

Captain’s Log. Diaper Date 2817. Daddy Chronicles: Games That Don’t Make Sense. They say that necessity is the mother of invention. Well, today I needed an invention. I needed something to entertain my children that wasn’t electronic, but was indoorsy. And then it happened by accident. You see the boy was playing with squigz . […]