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At Life of Dad we look to raise awareness for Congenital Heart Defect (CHD). Charles Tillman, who plays cornerback for the Chicago Bears looks to do the same thing. His ...
Dear Parents, Thanks, again, for coming back and joining us. Last week we talked about the importance of attending Meet the Teacher Night (or whatever your school calls it). This ...
The other day a friend and I were discussing lottery winners and the good fortune those people have had. Naturally the conversation turned to "What would you do if you won 30 ...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 9:48am
Josh is back with an entry for the second week of our #ShroomTember recipe competition. Like most parents he is always looking for ways to add more veggies to the meals his kids are eating and using the “Blendable” tactic is the perfect way to do it. The meal looks awesome, and it features an […]
Friday, September 19, 2014 6:00am
Dear Parents, Thanks, again, for coming back and joining us. Last week we talked about the importance of attending Meet the Teacher Night (or whatever your school calls it). This week we are going to talk about something that occurs on a more frequent basis. Homework. Yep. Homework. I don’t know about you, but the […]
Thursday, September 18, 2014 5:15am
The other day Â a friend and I were discussing lottery winners and the good fortune those people have had. Naturally the conversation turned to "What would you do if you won 30 baquillion dollars?"– or whatever amount was designated. We ran through the usual "vacation for a few years", "buy a boat", "pull insanely complicated […]
Thursday, September 18, 2014 3:24am
Reebok Classic delivers a sneak peek of the kicks Isaiah Thomas will be rocking for a cause when he steps back on the court this October.Â Â A perennial favorite among players both on and off court, the Kamikaze II Mid will be dialed up with hits of pink on its distinctive zigzag design in support of […]
Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:35pm
Another Study Confirming the Obvious - Exercise Can Help Kids With ADHD By John Dadlez aka The Mommy Daddy I love reading the Sunday New York Times, especially the magazine. I get so much material for conversation and blog posts that, if the Times went out of business I'd be in a world of hurt. […]
Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:38am
Let's lead off this inaugural edition of the Lineup with something good. Yes, the good in sports is still there for all to see. You don't even need to look too hard to find it. It's right there in Cincinnati. In case this story was buried beneathÂ more lurid and depressing headlines where you live, this […]
Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:39am
Trey is one of my favorite guys. I love what he writes, he’s a great person to hang out with and now I know that he cooks much like I do. “A little bit of this…. throw in a splash of that…”. Basically tinker until it’s delicious. His entry into the #ShroomTember competition is a […]
Thursday, September 18, 2014 8:12am
We all know that this is Derek Jeter's last year. The future Hall of Famer has been having a farewell tour so to speak when he and the Yankees play on the road away in different ballparks. It is great to see the respect he has been given as teams honor him with gifts and […]
Thursday, September 18, 2014 3:53am
Almost every day that I close my eyes to sleep (I work night shift), I think about how I did that day as a husband and a father. Â Usually, I feel like crap. Â I think about the missed opportunities. Â I think about how stupid I was to have lost my temper and yelled at the […]
Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:30am
Crystal decided to go full tilt with her blendability and didn’t just replace some of the meat, she replaced it all with delicious mushrooms! Technically not a “blend” per se, but with all of the nutrition she has added to her meal,Â we say it counts! This is 100% going to be an appetizer I’ll be […]
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 7:23am
Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton bring on Lance Somerfeld and Matt Schneider from the very popular NYC Dads Group. Matt and Lance are also responsible for founding City Dads Group and recently launched a new website to connect dads all over the country.
The guys talk about starting up the NYC Dads Group, City Dads Group, their show The Modern Dads Podcast, [...]
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:30pm
This week for our Art and Crafts segment here at Life of Dad we are making a leaf garland that will make a perfect fall decoration for your house. Whether your kids will want to hang it up in their room or you display it in the family room it will add a nice fall […]
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 5:20am
How do you come up with cool story ideas for movies with your kids? Â Here are a few ways. Start with a Location: Creative boundaries are helpful. Â One simple creative boundary is the location where you'll be filming, which can help you and your kids come up with ideas. Â If you're planning to […]
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 7:29am
So you want your own YouTube Channel do ya…? Lucky for you there is a #LifeofDadChat just for that. Â This Wednesday Â log onto http://www.lifeofdad.com and Join Tom Riles (@LifeofDadShow) and Chris Read (@CanadianDadBlog) as they discuss the ins and out of creating a YouTube channel with their guests: Jessi Sanfilippo (@Shuggilippo) – Host of […]
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 3:16am
Today is National PLAY-DOH Day. For years PLAY-DOH has been keeping kids and parents busy with their famous compound and their many different playsets. My family and I have had fun and continue to enjoy playing with PLAY-DOH. From Disney Princess playsets to creating butterflies to making our favorite football team logos we are always […]
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 8:53am
Joya has mixed up a delicious looking meal that can be served both hot or cold. Not only that, but it is one of the more simple to make meals we have seen so far. Living with a vegetarian, I can see that this will be a big hit in my house when I whip […]
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 4:47am
Jenn has taken blendability and done some Inception-like work to it. Mushrooms inside of meat inside of mushrooms. It’s brilliant. I almost want to go another level deeper and stuff all of that into an even larger mushroom just to see what happens. This recipe is a fantastic way to kick off our second week […]
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 4:44am
Week 2 of the 2014 NFL season is in the books. For those of you, who like me, drafted Drew Brees in their league thinking that you would dominate I feel your pain. The Saints QB is off to a slow start. The good news is that it is just Week 2. No one in […]
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 4:17am
A while back, as part of an effort to get his life and his health back on track, Ryan made the decision to start living a vegetarian/vegan lifestyle, and he has naturally begun to incorporate mushrooms into his daily regimen. All of the tremendous health benefits of mushrooms aside, he finds them to be very […]
Sunday, September 14, 2014 8:13am
Since I got the idea to start WeMontage three years ago, I've had to rely on the support of both friends and strangers. So I started wondering, which group has been more helpful-friends or strangers? My immediateÂ answer to that question was, strangers have been more helpful. And there were a few times friends have disappointed […]
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:09pm
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