Aug 31 2015

Family Friendly TV Series

Hey Dad, My family and I needed some Family friendly television to watch as the weather gets cooler pushing us indoors. I’m pretty picky and want something without bad language and adult themes. That nixes a lot of stuff. So I asked the dads and here’s what they said: (Again, not everyone uses the same …

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Aug 26 2015

These Dads Can Catch – video

Hey Dad, Not every dad is an all star athlete, but when our kids lives are on the line we kick into gear and with ninja-like reflexes we save lives. Take a look at these videos and see a bunch of dads who either catch or crush their children. I love being a dad (except …

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Aug 25 2015

The Familyman Museum

Hey Dad, After being handed a Diet Coke can emblazoned with DAD on the side I decided right then and there to start the Familyman Museum dedicated to dads everywhere. Don’t know exactly what will be in my museum, but it’s time we had one. So if you have some ideas please send them to …

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Aug 14 2015

Familyman Tree House Hall of Fame

Hey Dad, I asked you to send me your tree house photos…and here’s what you sent in. You all challenge me and make me proud to be a dad…not because of your projects but because you made the effort to love your children. Keep building!!!…and send me your tree house photos and stories.   This …

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Aug 06 2015

Advertise in the 2016 You ‘Da Dad Daily Calendar

Hey Dad, For over a decade I’ve offered a page-a-day calendar for dads and every year dads tell me, “It’s the only gift I want for Christmas” or wives say, “It’s changed out family.” Pretty bold comments about a little cube of paper. Anyway, I’m always looking for way to give dads more tools AND …

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Jul 10 2015

REAL Family Vacations – video

Hey Dad, We’ve all been part of fake family vacations. You know, the kind where a dad takes the kids on vacation and then spends most of his time on the phone, computer, or doing his own thing. These folks from HomeAway, hit it out of the park with this great video. I hope you …

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Jun 17 2015

The Day After High School Graduation…

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Hey Dad, This week’s Familyman Show is all about helping your child be what God want’s him/her to be. In the past we thought we had one option: college. Well, things are changing. During this show we talk about other options that might better fit and prepare your child. It’s a great show, but be …

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Jun 08 2015

Ben and Rissa’s Wedding

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Hey Dad, Well…we made it. My oldest son, Ben married Rissa and right now they’re on their second day of their honeymoon. Let me just say, Thank you. Thank you for asking God to grant us a rain-free evening. In fact, the day before and the day of the wedding were PERFECT. Not too hot…perfect …

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May 27 2015

The Wedding Countdown

Hey Dad, I’m writing this to calm my own nerves. In just over a week my oldest son, Ben is getting married. I know plenty of dads have tread this path before me, but it’s a big deal for us…especially since it’s at my house. Actually, I feel a little calm like most of the …

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Apr 30 2015

Product Review – Handi-Treads

Hey Dad, For years my wife’s family has had a lake cottage in northern Indiana. It sits on a little hill and slopes down toward the lake. When they bought it the only way down from the parking lot was some cobbled together cement blocks that were as dangerous as they were ugly. It was …

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