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When I became a father for the first time, a lot of people (who didn't have kids) asked me things like "What's it like being a father?" and "Did becoming a dad change you?" In ...

Reigning ACM New Artist of the Year Justin Moore added a second consecutive #1 debut on the Billboard Country Albums Chart to his list of accolades with "Off The Beaten Path." ...

 This weekend Marvel will release their second film from the Avengers series with "Avengers: Age of Ultron." I was lucky enough to get to see the film earlier this week. It had ...

Fathers from around the U.S. sing "Part of Your World" from The Little Mermaid. The dads include firefighters, cops, Marines, doctors, barbers, and construction workers. We own ...

Memorial Day

As the morning dew glistens off the crisp green grass 33 Buglers sound 24 notes. That too familiar sound of Taps echoes throughout our nation's most hallowed ground. That stagnant smell of sulfur lingers in the air due to a 21 gun salute hours before. Another soldier is lowered in the ground after giving the […]

Friday, May 22, 2015 11:40am

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You Play With Raptors?

There are times in life as a parent where things come together at the right time. I recently had one of those moments. My oldest daughter went on a field trip to a museum with her class into the city to check out dinosaurs. At school she was learning all about the different prehistoric creatures. […]

Friday, May 22, 2015 6:13am

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The Chicago Legacy

Spring is a great time of year to be a sports fan. March gives us the men’s and women’s college basketball tournaments that cripple workplace productivity as people replace spreadsheets and phone calls with box scores and online play-by-play logs. It’s the time of year when NBA and NHL teams really start to jockey for […]

Friday, May 22, 2015 7:29am

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Friday, May 22, 2015 9:45am

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The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 95 - Jessi Sanfilippo - SHUGGILIPPO

This week, Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton have an exclusive guest on The Life of Dad After Show. They flip the script and bring on their first female guest. It is none other than the 2015 Iris Awards winner for "Best Video" -- Jessi Sanfilippo of the popular culture and parenting blog, SHUGGILIPPO.
Jessi hosts the weekly web series, Answerin' [...]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 10:02pm

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Just for Kicks - New Kicks For The G.O.A.T.S At The Wide Receiver Position

For those who know me know that I am a San Francisco 49ers fan. Right now it is tough to see what the 49ers are becoming with everyone leaving the team. I have no idea what to expect this year. Yet I will always have the happy memories of great players like Jerry Rice. In […]

Thursday, May 21, 2015 5:39am

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My Daughters Review The Disney Princess Palace Pets Beauty & Bliss Playset

My daughters are big fans of the Disney Princess Palace Pets toy line from Blip Toys. Ever since they saw the adorable dogs, cats, and other animals from the world of Disney Princesses they wanted to take all of them home. There is even an app that goes along with these pets. The Palace Pets have […]

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 5:43am

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Domestic God Mode: How to Dominate your Household Like a Deity

Domestic Goddess: An informal, humorous term used to describe a woman with exceptional domestic skills, especially one who excels in preparing meals. God mode: A mode found in many video games, usually requiring a cheat code or fulfilling certain requirements within the game. During this mode the player can access powers of a 'god' within […]

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:53pm

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Art and Crafts: Patriotic Oreo Pops

This week for our Art and Crafts segment here at Life of Dad we are making some patriotic Oreo cookie pops. With Memorial Day coming up this weekend, why not make this delicious treat for the parties and barbecues. Your guests or hosts will thank you for it! Materials Needed: One package of Oreos Red, white, […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 8:15am

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Great Food And Cocktail Recipes For Memorial Day Weekend

Are you always looking for that new recipe to break out for a summer party? Well I can help you out. Below are some fantastic cocktail recipes as well as some sauces you can use for your barbecue. The newest wine brand from Diageo Chateau & Estates, Truvée, is derived from the French word meaning […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 8:46am

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#FPParentChat – Getting Ready For Baby: Beyond the Nursery

Life of Dad is proud to be co-hosting the inaugural #FPParentChat with @ModernDayMoms, and sponsored by @FisherPrice! TOPIC: Getting Ready For Baby: Beyond the Nursery WHEN: Thursday May 21st at 7pm ET/4pm PT HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Follow @LifeofDadShow, @ModernDayMoms, and @FisherPrice on Twitter and use the#FPParentChat hashtag. HOW TO WIN: Answer the questions that @LifeofDadShow and @ModernDayMoms ask, and always include the#FPParentChat hashtag. […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:51am

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The Life of Dad Show - Episode 146 - Rutledge Wood

This week, Tommy Riles and Art Eddy are talking cars.Yes that is right, cars. They talk about their favorite childhood memories in cars, what car they learned to drive in and how one key can start two cars. They also bring on Rutledge Wood.
Car addict, automotive expert and "Top Gear" co-host, Rutledge Wood is hitting the road to rescue and [...]

Monday, May 18, 2015 12:00pm

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Movie Posters Reimagined For Parents

We are almost ready for another year of summer blockbuster movies. This summer looks to be jam packed with intriguing films. To tell you the truth this whole year looks like it will be fantastic for movies. While I was waiting in line to pre-purchase tickets for "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens" I […]

Monday, May 18, 2015 6:53am

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I am the Father of a Celiac Kid – #TalkTellTest

You probably didn’t know that this month is Celiac Awareness month… just like some of you may be wondering “What does celiac mean?”  A celiac is someone who has celiac disease.  In our little family of four we just happen to have a celiac.  That means as a family, we do things a little different, […]

Monday, May 18, 2015 8:56am

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Rutledge Wood – My Life of Dad

Car addict, automotive expert and "Top Gear" co-host, Rutledge Wood is hitting the road to rescue and restore America's underappreciated classic cars in the new History Channel series "Lost in Transmission." The series began earlier this month. His passion for the eccentric comes alive in the series as he searches the barns and backyards of […]

Sunday, May 17, 2015 7:26am

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Standing In Line

Ever had someone tell you to shut your kid up? Well, it’s these moments I call teachable one’s, because I’m a father of a child that happens to be diagnosed with Autism. I’m 6’4″ and a bit over 300 lbs.   Some say I wear my weight well, but the reality is I can come […]

Friday, May 15, 2015 6:09am

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Friday, May 15, 2015 6:20am

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The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 94 - Chris Bernholdt - DadNCharge

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton bring on Chris Bernholdt from DadNCharge to talk about the great work he does with National At-Home Dad Network, Avengers: Age of Ultron, sports, and how Chris got started as part of the Netflix Stream Team.
Chris also talks to the guys about some of his columns from his site. Some notable articles are his interview with Josh [...]

Monday, May 11, 2015 9:30pm

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Just for Kicks - LEGO Sneakers

This week some cool news surfaced with a new design of the Air Jordan XI. This time the patent leather was replaced with LEGO pieces. Yep, you read that right. An artist that goes under the name of tomyoo23 started up this project. He is looking to get his project funded and possibly have LEGO get […]

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 7:48am

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The Life of Dad Show - Episode 145 - Ted Lange

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy bring on two guests for this week's Life of Dad Show. The first guest is Dr. Amy Kim and the second guest is actor and director Ted Lange.
Baby Pibu was founded by Dr. Amy Kim, a board certified dermatologist and mother of two young children. Dr. Amy has numerous years of dermatology experience in her Atlanta-based practice. Her [...]

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 12:00pm

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Art and Crafts: Making Jewelry With Strand Bands

This week for our Art and Crafts segment here at Life of Dad we are making some cool and unique bracelets using the new fashion kits from Strand Bands. This summer these kits will be hitting stores. The stretchy-soft Strand Bands make it simple and fun to braid, weave, bead or fringe stylish one-of-a-kind accessories […]

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 7:33am

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