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How Halo Made Me a Better Parent

How Halo Made Me a Better Parent

How Halo Made Me a Better Parent Being a parent isn’t a cakewalk. It can be overwhelming, nerve wracking, frustrating and even dangerous. However, once you learn the rules of engagement, being a parent can be deeply satisfying. My own parents were constantly in my face; shoving parenting books and how-to manuals into my hands. My wife, of course, accepted these books with gratitude, but not me. I relied upon another source of truth and wisdom, … Read entire article »

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Skating Through Life

Skating Through Life

The views and opinions in this article do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Real Men, Real Dads or the owner. Skating Through Life Once upon a time, someone sat down to figure out how they could combine the clumsy awkwardness of childhood with the improved control one gets while stumbling around on roller skates, in order to bring the two together into a total package intended to grace a child’s feet as they go throughout … Read entire article »

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A Dad’s Pokemon Quest (Episode 3)

A Dad’s Pokemon Quest (Episode 3)

A Dad’s Pokémon Quest: Part 3 Attacking all fronts. Josh Ray is the owner and administrator of Real Men, Real Dads, and is always available at any of the RMRD links and social media contacts on this site. Click for Part 1 Click for Part 2 I’ve been in the buying phase of my Pokemon quest, attacking all fronts with small guerrilla tactics.  I hit the trading card game front by purchasing the very first base card starter deck. … Read entire article »

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Taking away his video games

Taking away his video games

Over the past few months, my wife and I have had a rough time keeping our oldest son (5-years-old) focused on using the bathroom when he is playing video games. Typically two or three times per month he has an accident and wets his pants because he refuses to get up and go to the bathroom while playing video games. Often times, my frustration is high with him because I can see him … Read entire article »

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He makes his daddy proud!

He makes his daddy proud!

This happened a few months back, but I stumbled across this sheet of paper in my office today and thought it warranted its own post on my blog.  At the time of its initial discovery, my wife was going through old papers in my son’s kindergarten folder.  She handed it to me, unable to decipher what was written.  After a few seconds, I cracked a smile. “Pes uv poop.” Translation?  ”Piece of poop.” Yes, my five-year-old scoured his … Read entire article »

Filed under: My Family