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joey tag

I like physical stuff. I miss records, CDs and DVDs. Remember when you would actually get a handwritten letter from a friend in the mail?  Now I am just dating myself. As much as I like physical objects, even I have to admit that some things are better when they are virtual. I remember the click to continue...

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Van's Say Cheese Crackers

by Dan Nessel It's back!  It's been way too long, but we are excited to say that Tasty Tuesday has made a triumphant return.  Simply put, Tasty Tuesday is the day when we talk about some of the yummy stuff we have been digging at Dad Does.  Amazingly, Tasty Tuesday always falls on a Tuesday...good click to continue...

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Brotherband Chronicles

By Noelle, Librarian Extraordinaire Here’s the latest and greatest crop of children’s books that have been published recently. If you like funny or profound, you’re in luck. Take a gander! Cookie the Walker by Chris Monroe. Cookie the dog decides one day to start walking on her hind legs. You know, to be able to click to continue...

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15 Favorite Kids and Teen Books of 2012

15 Top Books for Kids and Teens 2012

By Noelle, Librarian Extraordinaire 2013 is upon us and the year is wrapped up at last. It is always a challenge to find the best new books for kids. Most of the time, you end up with whatever the Scholastic Book Fair at school is selling (not to say that those are necessarily poor choices) click to continue...

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Flash Rider 360

Let me tell you what my years of being a Dad have taught me when it comes to what kids like - Kids like scooters and anything that goes Kids like spinning, if the spinning might make them sick...even more to like Kids love fireworks, glow sticks, sparks - pretty much anything bright and shiny click to continue...

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Poetry

By Noelle, Librarian Extraordinaire It is National Poetry Month and I know that many of us think of poetry and cringe, remembering having to pick out the imagery in the “Charge of the Light Brigade” or something similar in high school (shudder).    But poetry for kids can be fun, inventive and—get this—illustrated!  Even for the click to continue...

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10 Phrases Parents Hate

Give it up for us!  As Moms and Dads, we put up with a lot of crap every day.  Tripping over toys that the kids said they were going to pick up? No problem, that is why you have two ankles.  Getting 3 hours of sleep and then managing to smile through the 50th game click to continue...

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KOA Virtual Campfire

I love lists.  So nice, neat and symmetrical.   If I had my way, all information would be presented in the form of a list.  As we start to move toward the nicer weather of spring, we can finally think about spending some time outdoors.  What better way to spend some time together as a family click to continue...

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Tasty Tuesday

New to Dad Does Tasty Tuesday?  Click here to read more.  Want the short version?  We get lots of food and snacks - some is tasty, some is terrible.  All day today we are talking about some of the tastiest treats we have tried here at Dad Does.   Hmm, maybe we should also start a click to continue...

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CanvasTouch Closeup

By Johnny Mason Being somewhat of a photography nerd, I jumped at the chance to review a stretched canvas print from CanvasTouch. I mean, who doesn’t like a little more eye candy for the living room wall? The only requirement on my part was to send the company a hi-res image. Their mission was to click to continue...

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