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70 Days Of Thankfulness — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Happy Sunday to all of you out there. Thanks for visiting us at the Guide once again. It’s been my pleasure over the last several months to be able …

Happiness

The L.A. County Fair 2017 - A Floral Wonderland — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

For the past few years, my daughter and I have attended another Fair in the area and we have enjoyed our time while we were out there. There is …

Walt Disney Company

Food Holidays: National Eat A Hoagie Day September 14 — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Welcome to another edition of the Guide’s weekly dedication to all things food. As it just so happens, this week will be my birthday. And what makes …

Restaurants

Disney Vs. Netflix - 10 Things The Disney Streaming Service Should Consider If It Wants To Compete With The Streaming Giant — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

I remember when I watched the Disney Channel for the first time. I know because I remember when cable TV said they were going to be releasing the …

It's A Dad's Life - Ten Things I Learned Being A Father — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

As a working parent, I can imagine many of you working parents relate to that moment when your child comes home at the end of the day and embraces …

Parenting

Troubled Waters: How To Encourage Our Children To Help In Times Of Crisis — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

As parents, we frequently deal with questions and situations that seem beyond our pay grade when it comes to a response. When we thought about …

Parenting

Food Holidays: September Is National Honey Month — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Good morning and welcome to the latest in our series of holidays where the Guide celebrates all things food. From Cheese Soufflé to Banana Splits, …

Dessert

Skydiving Without A Parachute - Ten Things To Avoid While Blogging — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

First off, before we walk down the road less traveled, I want to say that it’s been a crazy week. Aside from all the usual hilarity, I was sent an …

Writer's Block

Halloween 2017 - Ten Great Things To Do Near You — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Holidays come and go all year long. And with the vast array of food holidays, there is probably something you can celebrate every day of the year if …

Holidays

Food Holidays: National Waffle Day August 24th — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Welcome to another edition of food holidays at the Guide. We here at the Single Dad’s Guide to Life believe in bringing to you the best of all things …

Breakfast

Solar Superstition - The Fake History Or Places To See The Solar Eclipse In Southern California — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Good morning, or good _____________ (fill in the blank), wherever you may be. We are coming up on an event of major astronomical proportions. And …

Solar Eclipse

Inspired By Passion - Poetry Written By David Elliott — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Good morning, good afternoon, good evening, and good night! Or one of those variants, wherever you may be when you read this. Welcome to the third …

Food Holidays: National Bacon Lovers Day August 20th — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

There are certain smells that you have vivid memories of that have permeated your home over the years. For some, a cup of coffee brewing in the …

You Win Or You Die - 10 Game Of Thrones Life Lessons — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Life has an interesting way of creeping up on you in so many different ways. You think you are trying to protect your children from its horrors and …

Food Holiday: National Banana Split Day - August 25th — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Good morning food enthusiasts. The Guide is here to do its weekly celebration. But we always try to give you something unique. So this week we …

2017 Midyear Review: 10 Lessons From This Past Half Year — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Without a doubt, 2017 has been a crazy year. I could discuss the political landscape, the people who have passed away or instability in the world. …

The Single Person's Guide to Dating - Five Free Dating Site/App Reviews — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

The world has changed rapidly in the last 20 years. Between the internet, social media, smart phones, new media and various streaming services, the …

She's Blonde, James Blonde - A Review Of Atomic Blonde — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

I remember that first time I saw the iconic shot of James Bond slowly traipsing across the screen with a circle moving right across the screen until …

The Parent’s Guide To Being Comfortable: 8 Steps To Help You Get That Peaceful, Not So Out Of Control Feeling — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Being Crazy Is Not Being Comfortable<p>In the middle of my marriage, while attempting Graduate school, trying to raise a toddler and working full time …

Food Holidays: National Bagelfest Day - July 26th — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Welcome to another celebration of a Food Holiday, Guide Style. Obviously, these are created holidays people made to celebrate one of the most amazing …

Summer Splash: Visit Knott's Soak City — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

It’s Summer<p>You know what it is like when those first rays of summer touch your skin and you can feel the warmth spread across your body. It is in …

Food Holidays - The Guide Celebrates National Hot Dog Month — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Welcome to another edition of Food Holidays: Guide Style. This means that it is time to celebrate another made up food holiday on the calendar …

Diving Off The Deep End: Ten Great Ways To Relax — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

This last week, I was honored by Elizabeth of Betty’s Battleground when she nominated me for the Liebster and Sunshine Blogging Awards. Or as she …

Food Holidays: National French Fry Day - July 13 — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Of all the amazing culinary inventions of the last thousand years, there is one that seems to invite universal salivation. Despite its humble …

The Leibster-Sunshine Blogging Awards 2017 — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Blogging Awards 2017<p>So one day in band camp . . . Wait. That’s not how this story goes. I got it. I got it. A Long Time Ago in a Galaxy far, far …

The Guide Celebrates 100: National Fried Chicken Day Style - July 6 — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

National Fried Chicken Day And The Guide Reaches 100<p>Sometimes it does not matter how much we try to plan for something, it turns out the way it is …

Food Holidays: National Onion Ring Day - June 22 — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

It’s time once again for Food Holidays: The Guide Style. This means celebrating foods from around the world, or around your kitchen. Or maybe some …

Choose Your Own Adventure: Ghost Town Alive At Knott's Berry Farm — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

My Ghost Town Alive Adventure<p>Good morning. My name is David. David Mayfield. I have been trying to support my family from behind the scenes for a …

Amusement Parks

Food Holidays: National Ice Cream Soda Day - June 30th — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Once again, the Guide brings to you the latest in food holiday madness. OK! I guess that is a bit unfair. I love food. And I love holidays. So why …