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They’re just awesome dots

They’re just awesome dots

They’re just awesome dots I’m a white guy. Really white.  Not quite albino in complexion, but I am severely lacking in melanin. My sister doesn’t have this problem.  She can tan.  She is tan.  My wife can also tan.  Genetics would seem to favor my children being able to tan, too.  They can’t Both boys are just as white as me. The whiteness of our skin gives birth to plenty of freckles.  My youngest son is two and the … Read entire article »

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Top posts at Real Men, Real Dads you may have missed

Top posts at Real Men, Real Dads you may have missed

Top posts at Real Men, Real Dads you may have missed At Real Men, Real Dads, I work hard to keep content flowing.  My goal was originally 15 posts per month, but that has increased to 30 posts per month this summer.  As such, there is a good chance you’ve missed content on the site. Maybe you are a new visitor.  Maybe you visit sporadically.  Whatever the case, I humbly offer ten posts I feel are a … Read entire article »

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RMRD Gives Back to Make A Wish Foundation

RMRD Gives Back to Make A Wish Foundation

When I started this website a little over a year ago, I made the decision to use it to give to charities and nonprofits on behalf of men and fathers everywhere.  After some soul searching, I decided that 10% of any and all sales revenue and 25% of any and all advertising revenue this site receives will go toward organizations that I know are real with a real mission. Today I am proud to announce the … Read entire article »

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My man cave is coming along nicely

My man cave is coming along nicely

My man cave is coming along nicely The problem I run into in my man cave is that it is basically my office and the collected area for a whole bunch of stuff that doesn’t fit in the garage right now.  That said, the  wife and children were gone for the weekend recently and I was able to sit down and go through it.  Organizing, cleaning, dreaming up new ideas…  it all resulted in a much … Read entire article »

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What Men Can Do Better: Avoid The Doghouse!

What Men Can Do Better: Avoid The Doghouse! When it comes to making our wives or girlfriends angry, the better question to ask is, what don’t we do that makes our better half angry! Although that is probably a very broad statement to make, the majority of us men try hard to listen, understand, and sympathize. The cold truth is however hard we try; we are bound to fail every now and again. Read below and find out how you can do the little things that make a big difference to your better half. If you research for help on how to please women, one of the first “tips” you will come across is treat her with respect, and let her know how you feel. Most women feel that when a man … Read entire article »

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Keeping the Kids Entertained This Summer

Keeping the Kids Entertained This Summer When it comes to keeping the kids entertained throughout the summer holidays (they definitely feel longer than they did when we were young!) it is often all too easy to sit them down in front of the TV or a computer game.  Wait, before you tell me not to blame the evils of the world on TV and computer games, it’s ok I don’t agree with that viewpoint and really believe that like anything TV and computer games are great in moderation but the summer holidays are over 6 weeks long so we need some alternatives! I’ve also tried to assess the budget for each activity 1 being low and 5 high.  Here are my top ideas for kids. Craft Days Craft days can be great fun … Read entire article »

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Getting Ready For Your Child’s First Day Of School

Getting Ready For Your Child’s First Day Of School For all Dads there are days they can envision in their child’s life that both terrify them and fill them with glee. Imagining your child grown up and about to marry someone else is one of these occasions. Another, and perhaps the most exciting and daunting, is a child’s first day at school. For many Dads this day is far more of a bigger stress for them than it is for their children; many kids are able to take such momentous days in their stride whereas, for me, it’s a terrifying sign that my baby is growing up too quickly. However, the most important thing to remember in the build up to this event, to make sure everything goes as well as … Read entire article »

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Expectant father’s survival guide

Expectant father’s survival guide Everyone jokes about how tough life can be for an expectant father, but it is not until you get there that you realize that this is not a laughing matter. During pregnancy, a woman experiences many significant changes that are physical and hormonal. These changes have very unique effects that are as unique as the individual woman experiencing them. This fact alone presents the biggest challenge for expectant fathers as they do not know what to expect of their pregnant spouses. Most men opt to simply soldier through the nine months, swinging with the punches. However, there are a few ideas that can help take off some of the sting you will feel as the punches come at you. Do not compare your situation with others While you and … Read entire article »

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