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How to Create a Simple Height Chart

In Fatherhood, Mad Dad Skillz by The Unexpected Dad2 Comments

When I was growing up my parents had an area in the laundry room where they recorded the height of my sisters and me by measuring and then marking our height and the date on the wall. The one problem was that it wasn’t mobile and if we had ended up moving the original markings would have been lost.

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Building a Toddler Table

In Fatherhood, Mad Dad Skillz by The Unexpected Dad3 Comments

My daughter will be turning 2 in just a couple of weeks; I can’t believe how big she is getting. It seems like just the other day we were rocking her to sleep as a newborn and now she is running around, talking and generally being an awesome little kid. We finally decided it was time to get her a little table where she could sit at and color, play with blocks, read or whatever else she wants to do;instead of going out and buying a toddler table and chair, I figured I would take a shot at building one myself.

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How to Rock Mother’s Day

In Fatherhood, Mad Dad Skillz by The Unexpected Dad0 Comments

Up until the time I had a daughter of my own, Mother’s Day consisted of some flowers and a phone call to my mom. Now with a child, Mother’s Day takes on a whole new meaning. It is a chance to show my wife how much I appreciate her and make what would be a normal, regular old Sunday into …