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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 …

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 …

Breaking Down Barriers: Dismantling Archetypes Film Series At La Habra Library — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Good morning, afternoon, or night, wherever you may be. For those of you new to my blog, you don’t know too much other than I’m a parent and a …

Fitness Week Twenty - Against All Fads — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Welcome to fitness week twenty of my twenty-one week fitness program. Obviously I will spend a good deal of time next week evaluating all sorts of …

All Grown Up Now - A Review of Pixar's Cars 3 — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Some movies in your life represent markers of time. For me, the first movie in my life to have represented a major marker would have been <i>Snow White</i>. …

Fitness Week Nineteen - Eyes On The Prize — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Good morning, or evening to you, wherever you may be. It is time for another fitness week. This means that I am looking back on the past week and …

Fitness Week Eighteen: A Tribute To My Father — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Good morning to you all. I have to tell you this is going to be one of the strangest blog posts that I have done . . . ever. First, my brain seems to …

Ten Things Our Dads Teach Us And Ten Ways To Repay Them — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

As the year moves on, we are rapidly approaching Father’s Day. It’s the one time of the year where Dad’s get gaudy looking ties because their …

Wonder Woman Grows Up: A Review Of The Movie Wonder Woman — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

I remember the Wonder Woman of my youth. She was a knockout. From her satin tights to her million dollar smile, she burst onto our TV screens on …

Food Holidays: National Jelly Filled Donut Day - June 8 — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

This week has seen a plethora of food holidays that tempt the taste buds. For those of you who missed it, National Cheese Day was June 4th. And who …

Parenting Frequently Asked Questions - 10 Things You Need To Know As Parents — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Have you ever sat around late at night wondering . . . does my child poop enough? Have you tossed and turned all night in bed screaming to the …

The West Revisited - Come See Ghost Town Alive At Knott's Berry Farm — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Back in the days of the Old West, a man named David “the wild man” Elliott, roamed the pleasant streets of Calico. With his trusty steed Oreo, The …

Food Holidays: National Cheese Day - June 4th — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Cheese! Mic dropped. Ok, maybe the mic isn’t quite dropped on cheese. But how many people who have tasted the creamy and tangy goodness of cheese …

Fitness Week Sixteen - In Memoriam — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Right now I am sitting here believing that it’s absolutely impossible I am sixteen weeks into my fitness goals. This leaves me with just 5 weeks left …

True North - A Review of The Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

I Tell Tales Even If Dead Men Don’t<p>Does Captain Jack fade into the sunset?<p>I remember the very first time I saw a trailer for the Pirates of the …

Top Ten Things To Know About Parenting — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

I remember the day when my daughter was born. In some ways, it feels like it was yesterday. To this day, I feel a surge of emotion anytime I think …

10 Dos And Don’ts To Increase Engagement With Your Child – A Parent’s Guide — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

As a divorced parent, every other weekend becomes a big production. On the Thursday before D-Day, I get stuff ready for my daughter. This includes …

Fitness Week Fifteen - As The Fitness World Turns — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

So another week has gone by in my fitness journey. This means another week of trying to get up at 5:00 A.M. It also means another week of staring at …

Food Holidays: National Cheese Soufflé Day - May 18th — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

As we were getting to Memorial Day this year, I was thinking about all of the holidays I could talk about. This kept me deep in thought. Then, I …

Cooking With B - Parfait Sobrecarga De Açúcar — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Google Translate is a beautiful program of understanding and B.S. We type something into one end, and it comes out clean as a whistle . . . or …

Fitness Week 14 - Re-evaluation — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Stuffy head. Fuzzy brain. A sore throat. Itchy Eyes. A runny nose. Flat feet. Those are my symptoms as I stand before you today for my weekly …

The Ties that Bind – A Review of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

Sequels are a mystical breed of film, where studio vampires suck out every last drop of blood from the original. While the original film’s magic …

A Thanks To Everyone - Blogger Recognition Award 2017 — The Single Dad's Guide to Life

I remember when I first started my blog and I was looking at all of the other blogs around me to see what they were doing. As much as I loved to …