The Dad Blog

A father blogging about fatherhood
Dad Tips 101: Do the Uncomfortable

Dad Tips 101: Do the Uncomfortable

As a father, I'd say that our 15' Pure Fun Trampoline we bought several years ago may have been the best investment we've made as parents. While I realize the risks of owning a trampoline, thankfully none of our kids (or their friends) have broken any bones up until...

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Greatest Dad Wins Ever

Greatest Dad Wins Ever

This morning I stumbled across this video posted by one of my Facebook friends. These short video clips feature dads who save their children from some potentially painful and tragic injuries. I'd like to think of myself as a superhero like these dads, but as a father...

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Brian Regan, Jim Gaffigan, Tim Hawkins and the Carlsons

Brian Regan, Jim Gaffigan, Tim Hawkins and the Carlsons

Before 2015, I'm not sure if I'd be able to tell you the last time I saw a live comedian. It's not that I don't like comedians; it's just that I haven't been to a comedy show in a very long time. This year is the exception. I've seen three very reputable comedians...

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Dads Are Heroes; Brothers Are Role Models

Dads Are Heroes; Brothers Are Role Models

I love Minnesota. Now you know it. We just got back from a long weekend at my in-laws' cabin in northern Minnesota. My wife's aunt and uncle are extremely generous and hospitable hosts who graciously opened up their house to my family. We spent a ton of time on the...

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My Dad Is A Liar

My Dad Is A Liar

I made a horrible mistake a few months ago. I thought it would be a good idea to show this commercial to my wife, who coincidentally only likes happy things and can't stand sad news. You see, I work in marketing communications and help develop advertising campaigns so...

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