Christmas Parade 2011 - View Pictures Here

Christmas Parade 2011 - View Pictures Here

Enjoying the weather with a car wash!

Enjoying the weather with a car wash!

Join us as we follow working parents having adventures with their kids!

Join us as we follow working parents having adventures with their kids!

Category Archives: Dad Time

Deciding To Share Responsibility With My Son

18 February 2013, 13:39

Lucas Shaffer

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Some of my family thought I was crazy when I told them I wasn’t going to put the bike together prior to Christmas morning.  I mean, I did want to see Gus’s face when the bike was ready to go and we hop on and go for a ride. But I wanted to experience putting […]

Building a Memory in an Afternoon

25 November 2012, 12:27

Lucas Shaffer

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We had a wonderful afternoon putting together our new Masterbuilt grill.  Gus and I spent almost an hour and half interacting with tools and discovering many of the simple ideas around pieces of this puzzle. When we were putting this together, we had to follow directions.  I really sat down with Gus and laid out […]

Trying To Teach The Basics: Home Activities

9 September 2012, 17:17

Lucas Shaffer

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Gus playing Modern Warfare with daddy

I haven’t written in a while but I wanted to check in and report the activities Gus and I can now participate in because he is a little older.  At 2 and a half, Gus can navigate a conversation, wash dishes and know which button on the controller does what. The big question is, “What are […]

Zoodles: The Greatest App For Kids (And Parents)

8 May 2012, 21:39

Lucas Shaffer

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Example of the main screen

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while. For the past year, Gus and I have had one heck of time exploring a ‘kid-safe’ tablet application called Zoodles. We’ve watched Elmo dance and sing, Jason Mraz on YouTube.com and even interacted with puzzles, games and drawings. Zoodles is a smart idea.  The builders […]

Remembering Why Being a Dad is Great

29 April 2012, 15:35

christopher.snipes

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I'm sharing Xavier's story and thanking participants for their support.I'm sharing Xavier's story and thanking participants for their support.

Normally, the first day of the weekend is Saturday.  It’s a special day for working Dads because it is our day to spend time with the family and enjoy a free day of fun.  We call it Dadurday and yesterday was a great Dadurday! We filled Dadurday with challenge, success, excitement, and fun.  We started […]

Dada’s First Day of Daycare

20 February 2012, 22:10

Lucas Shaffer

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Gus and Dada

grumble grumble…says the anxiety in my belly. Today was the hardest day of being a Father to date. Today, I have become emotionally wounded by the events that occurred below. In no way was the great staff at our daycare responsible, but man, if it was going to go wrong, today was the day for […]

Visit to the Coca Cola Space Science Center

27 November 2011, 23:03

Lucas Shaffer

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What a great time for us!  I hadn’t been to the Coca Cola Space Science Center in many years and it was good to see Gus attach to just about everything including the remote controlled space dump trucks and just about every button he could see. We tried to sit through the Omnisphere experience and […]

Uchee Creek on Fort Benning for their annual Oktoberfest

21 October 2011, 19:35

christopher.snipes

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If you’re looking for some fun this weekend, consider heading over to Uchee Creek on Fort Benning for their annual Oktoberfest. There is a ton of fun stuff to do including a 10K trail run, 5K fun run (free), authentic music, food, and (of course) beer. For more info about events and activites, you can […]

Falling behind…

2 October 2011, 21:17

christopher.snipes

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I’m a Dad that runs. I run at work in the US Army. I run for fun in marathons and ultra-marathons. I run after my four wonderful kids. I even run late from time to time. I love everything about running. I like that I can eat almost anything I want and I can drink […]