CAVEMAN COLLISION

“Did cave men run into each other,” asked my four-year-old?     “Of course not, that would be stupid,” I replied.  But were cave dwellers really that dumb?  Other animals do it.  Could they, do it?  Is this why they had short life spans? We watch creatures head butt each other all the time on discoveryContinue reading “CAVEMAN COLLISION”

HOODWINKED ON HALLOWEEN

Do you have any lollipops?  A special request on Halloween?  I am thirty-six years old and have never heard a kid, much less a Werewolf, request a certain candy when trick or treating on Halloween.  At least six houses in a row got that question from my four-year old last night and had to disappoint. Continue reading “HOODWINKED ON HALLOWEEN”

CIDERCADE IS TOO SWEET!

275 Arcade games, unlimited play, and $10 entry!  Cidercade is a fathers dream for showing their kids the games they grew up on.  Kids also are exposed to the old school nostalgia of being in an arcade, which is rare nowadays. At first, I was just chasing my kids around making sure nobody abducted themContinue reading “CIDERCADE IS TOO SWEET!”

Magical Beans and The Black Pearl

What does vomit taste like?  Like vomit!  Bertie Bott’s every flavor beans literally are every flavor.  My wife and I were about to have a long overdue date without the kids, and I thought it would be a nice treat to share a pack of these magical jellybeans we bought last time we went toContinue reading “Magical Beans and The Black Pearl”

Only Kids Deal in Absolutes

Three boys and no Star Wars kids!  I do not think my kids would last long if Anakin Skywalker were their father.  I try time and time again to get them interested by skipping to only the light saber duels but to no avail.  My seven-year-old once told me he hates Star Wars.  Well buddy,Continue reading “Only Kids Deal in Absolutes”

YOU’RE A HOLIDAY HARRY!

Imagine telling such an epic tale that you get an international holiday named after your creation.  Author J.K. Rowling, from living in her car, to guiding children of all ages and cultures into enjoying literary works of fiction again, imagined the unimaginable.  She opened kids’ hearts to the inside cover of books filled with magicContinue reading “YOU’RE A HOLIDAY HARRY!”

Why Read Once Upon A Dad Time?

It is real. This blog is the real opinions, reviews, works and life of a real father who has chosen to chronicle it on http://www.onceuponadadtime.com. I love to write and need an outlet to express my creativity. The regular 6 am- 4 pm M-F is killing my family and I as I spend all myContinue reading “Why Read Once Upon A Dad Time?”