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My Five Favorite Sedona Safety Features
My Five Favorite Sedona Safety Features

      I had the opportunity to drive a brand new Kia Sedona thanks to my friends at Drive Shop. I could really go and on and on about this car, but it truly speaks for itself. If you click the link, the car will tell you what all we did, where we went, […]

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Lee Rouson – My Life of Dad
Lee Rouson – My Life of Dad

Lee Rouson is a former running back in the NFL for the New York Giants. He was the NFL Special Teams Player of the Year in 1986. He helped the Giants win in Super Bowl XXI. Lee attended the University of Colorado and was awarded Freshman All Big Eight, All Big Eight Honorable Mention, and […]

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Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Blu-ray Combo Pack Releases On 10/2‏
Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Blu-ray Combo Pack Releases On 10/2‏

Marvel Studios unleashes the next global phenomenon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” The film will be arriving on Digital 3D, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere September 8th and on 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital SD and On-Demand October 2nd! The iconic heroes are forced to reassemble […]

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Summertime Bedtime?
Summertime Bedtime?

 I remember the freedom of summer as a child. Almost as if you’d climbed the barbwire fence of a prison and were now running free through a meadow with not a worry in sight, school was out! That meant you could play all day and stay up as late as you liked. Of course, “back […]

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Camp Google
Camp Google

Google has a summer camp!  I just found this today…apparently it’s already a week in, but you can still do the previous week’s fun activities.  There are really neat activities and learning videos led by “expert scientists in each field” that Google has broken out into 4 weeks of fun for kids.  The weekly categories […]

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Fun List of Things to Do This Summer or All Year With the Kids…for Free!
Fun List of Things to Do This Summer or All Year With the Kids…for Free!

Lowes Build & Grow – Lowes Home Improvement has a monthly (sometimes twice monthly) project for kids to build out of wood.  Generally, it’s anything from cars and boats to picture frames and planters.  Often Lowes even has projects with popular characters.  They’ve had the Avengers, where you built a vehicle for each Avenger, and one summer […]

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Just For Kicks – Nike Flyease Helps All Athletes
Just For Kicks – Nike Flyease Helps All Athletes

 When I came across this story I immediately wanted to share it for my Just for Kicks column. As someone who has a passion for sports and sneakers I was really moved by this story. This heartwarming tale starts years back when Nike’s Tobie Hatfield was inspired to design the kicks after his CEO Mark […]

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New Trailer for the 26th James Bond movie, SPECTRE
New Trailer for the 26th James Bond movie, SPECTRE

As a tremendous fan of the James Bond franchise, I am more excited for this movie than any other coming out this year. Daniel Craig reprises his role as James Bond, making it his 4th appearance in the roll he reinvented starting with Casino Royale. This upcoming movie brings back SPECTRE, the global syndicate of […]

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Pixels Levels Up With Nostalgia, Humor And Action
Pixels Levels Up With Nostalgia, Humor And Action

 Growing up video games was something that not only I enjoyed, but my family did as well. When I was very young we had an Atari 2600. Pac-Man and Q-Bert were played in our house. We would always try to beat my dad’s high score in Pac-Man. We came close a few times, but we […]

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Art and Crafts: Clothespin Airplane
Art and Crafts: Clothespin Airplane

This week for our Art and Crafts segment here at Life of Dad we are making airplanes out of clothespins. This is a fun and easy craft that your kids will enjoy. Most of the materials will be around your house so there is no need to venture off to a craft store. Materials Needed: […]

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I Am Dumping My iPhone and Going Back to a Flip Phone
I Am Dumping My iPhone and Going Back to a Flip Phone

Picture this. 1pm East coast time on Monday, July 20th. One of the greatest and most entertaining Open Championships is coming down the home stretch, on a course that is literally older than dirt. I mean it – older than dirt. According to multiple resources that sound pretty legitimate – University of Chicago Archives, the […]

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Why Moms And Dads Could Benefit From Carbon Freezing
Why Moms And Dads Could Benefit From Carbon Freezing

“This facility is crude, but it should be adequate.” No, that is not a parent talking about a diaper changing station at a rest stop on the highway. It is a line that was uttered from Darth Vader. He was talking about the carbon freezing chamber on Cloud City. He wanted to see if it […]

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Four Reasons the Terrible Twos Aren’t So Terrible
Four Reasons the Terrible Twos Aren’t So Terrible

From morning to night, we have a kid who runs non-stop. He’s got us dead-tired. His mood will switch on a dime and he can begin crying about the most nonsensical things. Ah…the terrible twos. Here’s the thing. The terrible twos aren’t so terrible. I said it. I knocked on wood when I wrote it. […]

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How to Help Your Child Deal With Bullying
How to Help Your Child Deal With Bullying

As children, we grow up in different ways with different experiences. Some of us are the cool kids who others idolize and seek to emulate. As a child, I always imagined it would have been great to be a Cool Kid, or even the type of kid that wasn’t necessarily popular, but just fit in […]

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Mick Foley – My Life of Dad
Mick Foley – My Life of Dad

Mick Foley, who is a 3-time WWE champion and 2-time New York Times #1 best-selling author has a one-man stage show called “Hardcore Legend: An Evening with Mick Foley.” In this show Foley tells his incredible stories of is time in the WWE using humor and intensity. Mick has taken his show worldwide with glowing […]

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Actress Sixx Orange Talks About Playing Lead Role In “The Kicks”
Actress Sixx Orange Talks About Playing Lead Role In “The Kicks”

 Sixx Orange is a new comer who stars in the pilot based on the best-selling book series written by Olympic gold medalist, Alex Morgan. Sixx Orange has made her debut this summer as ‘Devin Burke’ in the Amazon Studio’s original series “The Kicks.” Fans can watch Sixx take her real life soccer skills to the […]

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Ant-Man Finds His Own Place In The Marvel Universe
Ant-Man Finds His Own Place In The Marvel Universe

As a self-proclaimed comic book geek I did have some concerns whether or not “Ant-Man” was going to hold its own in regards to the other Marvel films. Boy was I wrong! Before I go any further on my review of “Ant-Man” let me just say I won’t have any spoilers and I will keep […]

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Swim Lessons
Swim Lessons

So, when swim lessons were first set to start, Eli asked if we’d be taking their arm floaties with us to the pool during the lessons.  When told, “no, you’re supposed to learn to swim without them,” Luke looks at me completely deadpan and says, “We’re going to sink!” Fast forward to the end of […]

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7 Ways to Personal Freedom
7 Ways to Personal Freedom

We live in a society that programs us to be unhappy. We exist in a culture that tells us we need to be richer, prettier, skinnier or more muscular to be worthwhile. This creates a skewed perception of reality that can lead to or accentuate mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. According to […]

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Home Office, The Most Interrupted Place On Earth
Home Office, The Most Interrupted Place On Earth

As I began to write this post about the difficulties of working from home, my “office” door burst open as my daughter raced in with a friend hot on her heels. She then threw her diary at me, bellowing “PROTECT IT DADDY!!!” as if I were the journal’s Knights Guard and it were my monarch. […]

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How to Dress for Your Son or Daughter’s Wedding
How to Dress for Your Son or Daughter’s Wedding

  As much as we’d all love our kids to stay kids, we all know the dreaded day will come when not only will they have flown the coop, but they’ll be building a coop of their own. A coop complete with an other half. Now I’m not going to get into the ins and […]

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Just For Kicks – Air Jordan VII A History In Flight
Just For Kicks – Air Jordan VII A History In Flight

 This weekend one of the famous colorways in the Air Jordan VII is hitting stores and the internet. The “Bordeaux” colorway has been a favorite and is now back up for grabs. To celebrate this release I thought I would give some background on the shoes Michael Jordan wore in 1992. Jordan just won his […]

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A Look at Mobile Gaming & Best Games for Children
A Look at Mobile Gaming & Best Games for Children

The long-term impact of growing up surrounded by screens has yet to be revealed but that’s not stopping today’s kids from firing up devices like the iPad Mini 3 or mom’s fully-loaded iPhone. The NPD Group released a report revealing that gamers of all ages are spending more time on their devices and kids ages […]

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Racism and White Silence
Racism and White Silence

In October 1980, I was ten years old. I lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and attended the now-shuttered 38thStreet School. At that time, the slide from middle-class neighborhood to decrepit ghetto had just begun. I was a white face amid a sea of African-American students. I can recall one, two, or three white companions, but most […]

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Art and Crafts: Bumble Bee Pom-Pom
Art and Crafts: Bumble Bee Pom-Pom

 This week for our Art and Crafts segment here at Life of Dad we are making some bumble bees out of pom-poms. We got the idea for this craft when we were outside and saw a few bumble bees hanging around our flower pots. My daughters thought that the bumble bees were cute so I […]

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Official Rules for the #KINDMilesMatter Twitter Party
Official Rules for the #KINDMilesMatter Twitter Party

OFFICIAL RULES No Purchase Necessary to enter or win. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH TWITTER (“Twitter”). A Twitter ACCOUNT AND INTERNET ACCESS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY. BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, YOU MUST AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES: SPONSOR: The sponsor of […]

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Embracing My Inner Villain
Embracing My Inner Villain

I’m a good guy. I don’t mean this as a brag, humble or otherwise. I’m a pretty good husband and father. I care about my family, both immediate and extended. I’m a social worker full-time and a religious school teacher part-time. I put a lot of effort into treating people with respect, even when they […]

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7 Car Activities and Tips for Kids on Vacation
7 Car Activities and Tips for Kids on Vacation

If you’re thinking about taking some time off work to take a road-trip with your kids or you just need to feel a little more sane on the long trips to school, these car activities and tips for kids on vacation have got you covered.   Cookie Sheets Instead of forking over your money for […]

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My Daughters Magical Themed Sleepovers Courtesy of Aunt Nenny
My Daughters Magical Themed Sleepovers Courtesy of Aunt Nenny

My sister Jen is a magician. Well at least that’s what my daughters think when they go over to her house for a sleepover. My sis puts together a very cool themed party for her nieces. When we go up to visit my family in New Hampshire my sister always asks if the girls can […]

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Watch What You Want With Roku
Watch What You Want With Roku

My wife and I have been discussing whether or not we should ditch cable. It seems like every few months the cable bill keeps rising. Looking at my bill gives me a headache. What are we really paying for? As we are looking for options I stumbled upon Roku. The more I read about Roku […]

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Eddie George – My Life of Dad
Eddie George – My Life of Dad

Eddie George had an impressive career in the NFL. He is only the second NFL running back to rush for 10,000 yards while never missing a start, joining Jim Brown. Only Walter Payton has started more consecutive regular-season games than George’s 128. In addition to the Heisman Trophy, George won several NFL Rookie of the […]

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Star Wars: Episode VII Looks Amazing
Star Wars: Episode VII Looks Amazing

Fans at San Diego Comic-Con’s Hall H were treated to a special look behind the scenes of Star Wars:The Force Awakens by director J.J. Abrams, producer and Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and writer Lawrence Kasdan. The filmmakers were joined on stage by cast members Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline […]

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Ending Racism and Bigotry Through My Daughter
Ending Racism and Bigotry Through My Daughter

To All Who Read This: This is my first post in almost 6 months, life got in the way and my writing took a back seat to many of my current life events.  I have been sitting on this post for months now, floating back and forth about “should I post it, should I not?”. […]

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A #KINDMilesMatter Twitter Party
A #KINDMilesMatter Twitter Party

CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICIAL TWITTER PARTY RULES   Tuesday July 14th Life of Dad is presenting a #KINDMilesMatter Twitter Party sponsored by @KINDSnacks! It is summertime and we want encourage families to stay active together.  Activities like taking a stroll around the neighborhood, riding bikes, or swimming laps in the pool are great ways to be active and create […]

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Just For Kicks – U.S. Women’s National Team Kicks
Just For Kicks – U.S. Women’s National Team Kicks

This past week we got to see a group of fantastic athletes from the U.S. Women’s National Team dominate the FIFA World Cup Final. To say that people in America don’t care about soccer is just plain silly. It was reported that an average audience of 25.4 million fans in the United States watched our […]

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Disney Has A New Action Thriller In “The Finest Hours”
Disney Has A New Action Thriller In “The Finest Hours”

 A heroic action-thriller, “The Finest Hours” is the remarkable true story of the greatest small boat rescue in Coast Guard history. Presented in Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D, the film will transport audiences to the heart of the action, creating a fully-immersive cinematic experience on an epic scale. On February 18, 1952, a massive nor’easter […]

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Are You A LEGO Maker?
Are You A LEGO Maker?

One of the things that I love about building with LEGO playsets with my daughters is seeing their imagination come to life. After we create a ship, a castle, or a store they play with the set for a bit, but then change the pieces around. They build a playset the way they want it. […]

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Art and Crafts: Night Light Glow Jar
Art and Crafts: Night Light Glow Jar

 This week for our Art and Crafts segment here at Life of Dad we are making some cool night lights for my kid’s room. It is a fun craft that will also serve a purpose. If you have a child who is scared of the dark this is a great way to help them get […]

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Turning Sadness Inside Out
Turning Sadness Inside Out

A couple of weeks ago, on Father’s Day, in fact, Trudy and I took Eitan to the movies to see Inside Out. We had not made any significant plans for Father’s Day, aside from having dinner with my in-laws, partially due to the threat of inclement weather and partially due to the fact that the […]

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What’s the Big Deal About Bespoke Suits?
What’s the Big Deal About Bespoke Suits?

There was a time when buying a suit off the rack was the way I did things. I was a ninja shopper, in and out before the sales assistant had time to spot me and convince me to buy that completely unnecessary silk tie. I wore my suits with pride and to be quite honest […]

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Mike Greenberg – My Life of Dad
Mike Greenberg – My Life of Dad

Mike Greenberg is the cohost of ESPN’s “Mike and Mike,” and is the author of the New York Times bestselling books “All You Could Ask For,” “Why My Wife Thinks I’m an Idiot,” and “Mike and Mike’s Rules for Sports and Life”. He is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University […]

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C-3PO & R2-D2 Share The Story Of Star Wars To Luke, Han, Leia, & You!
C-3PO & R2-D2 Share The Story Of Star Wars To Luke, Han, Leia, & You!

At the Dad 2.0 Summit back in February I was able to geek out with my fellow dad and mom bloggers at LucasFilm Studios. We had the exclusive chance to preview the rough cut of the first episode of the brand new “LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales” series. Now you and your little padawans can […]

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Joshua Hoffman Talks About New Show “Talia in the Kitchen”‏
Joshua Hoffman Talks About New Show “Talia in the Kitchen”‏

Actor, musician and singer/songwriter Joshua Hoffman is currently anticipating the debut of his starring role as ‘Rudy Rosales’ in the new Nickelodeon television series “Talia in the Kitchen” that airs on July 6. The series has a built in fan base, with Latin America already screening the Spanish version “La Cocina de Talia.” As art […]

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Just for Kicks – adidas Assembles Avengers Retro Kicks
Just for Kicks – adidas Assembles Avengers Retro Kicks

adidas got some inspiration from The World’s Mightiest Heroes, The Avengers for a revamp of some of their retro classic kicks. The sneakers come a few months after the movie, “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Some of the adidas running shoes were featured in the actual movie. Now the Avengers franchise is taking over adidas Basketball […]

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The Joy of Toddler Meals
The Joy of Toddler Meals

For a kid with a healthy appetite, meals have been a challenge. When my 2-year-old son Jamie doesn’t like something, he cannot simply work around it. It needs to vacate his plate (and his view) immediately. When he actually intends to eat something, it is usually only a small portion that ends up in his mouth. The […]

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5 Reasons to see an Unknown Comedian
5 Reasons to see an Unknown Comedian

I could have gone with 1,000 reasons, but I wanted to keep it short. Because, you know. Internet ADHD. Read all:  http://nathantimmel.com/2015/5-reasons-to-see-an-unknown-comedian/

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Art and Crafts: Popsicle Stick Flag
Art and Crafts: Popsicle Stick Flag

 This week for our Art and Crafts segment here at Life of Dad we are celebrating the 4th of July by making an American flag out of Popsicle sticks. Summer and Popsicles go hand in hand so you might have a few of them on hand in your freezer that you and your kids can […]

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Let Them Play
Let Them Play

 We all have read the article online or have watched the video of parents and coaches yelling at each other or even throwing a few punches at a kids sporting event. All of a sudden a World Series Championship is at stake. You ask yourself what would cause grown-ups to act like children? It is […]

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John Starks – My Life of Dad
John Starks – My Life of Dad

 When we were kids some of us wanted to become professional athletes in our favorite sports. I wanted to either be a running back in the NFL or a point guard in the NBA. I didn’t make it to that level, but there are kids with those aspirations that made their dream become a reality. […]

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Divided over a Flag
Divided over a Flag

I’ve been asked over and over where do I stand on the Confederate flag issue, what are my thoughts on the matter? Honestly I think issues and conflicts like this are stupid and petty beyond measure. People allow a flag to divide us and as long as we’re fighting over such petty issues we lose […]

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