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Co-Parenting: Eight Lessons Learned — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

The Big “D”<p>Imagine sitting in a courtroom, staring across the table at someone who despises your every word, feeling like you are the biggest chump. …

Parenting

Cooking With B: Stuffed Fried Chicken — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Butter and put garlic salt on two bread slices.<p>Toast them in a toaster oven or in your broiler on high for a few minutes on each side.<p>Cut the toast …

Poultry

Fitness Week 11 - Tooth Wars: The Broken Tooth Strikes Back — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Good afternoon to all who have decided to enter Davidville, population: me. I know on the outskirts of Davidville there are some sparkly places out …

Fitness

The Pain Problem - 8 Reasons / Benefits For Pain — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Today I am in pain. This is not the kind of pain where you can simply pop a pill, get a good nights sleep and watch the pain melt away by the next …

Chronic Pain

The L.A. Zoo - A Destination, Not A Layover — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Have you ever been on a vacation where you felt like you needed a vacation from your vacation when it was over? Did the sight of one more landmark …

Wildlife

Holy Easter Batman!!! — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

There are so many different things I wish about today. I wish today that I had a million dollars. I wish today that world peace would spread across …

Batman & Robin

Fitness Week Ten- This One Goes To Eleven — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Good afternoon, evening, or middle of the night, wherever you are. Thank you for visiting me and checking in of my fitness journey. I have begun this …

Fitness

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

I know it’s been a while since I write a blog about me. And in some senses, all of the blogs here are about me. But what I meant was, it has been a …

Cooking With B : Easter Egg Edition — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

This is the second installment in the Cooking With B series. The first one we created an easter inspired dessert called Chocolate Rabbit Holes. It …

Disney's Beauty And The Beast (Sing-A-Long) - A Review — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Sing-A-Longs. I can remember back to the day of the old Disney Channel programs where they would have some song and then a bouncing ball over the …

Walt Disney Company

Fitness Week Nine - Dressed To The Nines — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

It’s fitness Friday again. Thank you everyone for stopping by. Welcome to another installment of David swears he is going to go to the gym, but is …

Fitness

The Hunchback of Notre Dame - The Musical: A Review — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

It was in the spring of 1997 that I came to Disneyland with a bunch of friends who were from out of town. In fact, my best friend and his wife were …

Walt Disney Company

A Boysenberry From Heaven - Knott's Berry Farm's Boysenberry Festival — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

You pass through this gate with the key of salivation. Beyond it is another dimension: a dimension of taste; a dimension of touch; and a dimension of …

Amusement Parks

April Fools The Blogocalypse – 10 Things to Think About When Blog Hosting — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

When I was thinking about how the last week has gone, all I could think about was what it was like pre and post hosting of the blog. There was the …

WordPress

Fitness Week Eight - Lucky 8? — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Good morning to all the ships at sea out there, or for anyone who is looking for me dropping my blog post today on fitness. I wish I could say that …

Fitness

Cheap Theaters – 8 Reasons To Take A Second Look

When you were a child, I imagine walking into the movie theater was a magical experience. Large screens with hundreds of people sitting down right …

Milo Murphy’s Law – Weird Al And Disney; What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Welcome to Tuesday. By now, it’s Tuesday afternoon (Or even Wednesday for those viewing this from the other side of the planet. Hello Philippines, …

TV

Cooking with B – Chocolate Rabbit Holes

Welcome to the new series in The Single Dad’s Guide to Life blog. I know that I have done a ton of cooking as a single dad. And as a single father I …

Dessert

Fitness Week Seven – Not Quite to Heaven

Here I am. Back again to do another fitness roundup for the last week. No, this is not Woody’s Roundup from Toy Story, although that does give me a …

Fitness

‘Til Death Us Do Part – How To Speak About Death To Your Kids

Generally, I will admit, after many, many hours of torture, I try to keep my conversation on this blog fairly light, despite some topics that can be …

10 Unique Experiences Making Knott’s Berry Farm A Jewel Of Southern California

When people come to visit Southern California, the first thing that comes to mind is either Disneyland or Hollywood. This means that when people …

Fitness Friday’s – Or Not Another Fitness Blog! Ugh!

I was working on what I was going to write for today… maybe an anti Super Bowl screed. Not because I actually hate the Super Bowl. I actually think …

Top Five Brunch Places in Southern California

Speaking as a dad who is trying to be healthier for the sake of his child, I’m not strictly sure that I should be posting this. In fact, I think that …

The Great Easter Basket Dilemma Of 2017

Given that we were in the hospital for Easter, I was going to be in charge of Easter that year. I suppose I should have been thankful I was not made …

Top Ten "Red Flags" for Single Parent Dating

See! Look at my social life!Single Parent life and “Divorced Parent” life, which is just single parent life with baggage, alimony, and a never ending …

Relationships
Parenting

Family turns chopped tree into 'Giving Tree' tribute

Shel Silverstein's heartwarming book comes to life.<p>Shel Silverstein fans rejoice! A California family just brought your favorite book to life, and …

Kids in Netflix-Only Homes Have No Clue What Commercials Are

Ready to feel old? It's even worse than hearing kids talk about the latest cinematic reboot without realizing that it's rebooting something from your …

Cure for the Common Cold – Maybe?

Morning Sickness Comes to Us All<p>What do you do when you wake up in the morning and your neck is stiff, your eyes bloodshot, your throat is sore, and …