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Did I Make My Own ‘Awesome Mix’ to Celebrate Guardians of the Galaxy 2? Yes I Did.
8 months ago

Did I Make My Own ‘Awesome Mix’ to Celebrate Guardians of the Galaxy 2? Yes I Did.

(Disclosure: I was compensated for this post, but words and memories are all mine.)

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 is out today on Blu-ray, but most of you kids already got it on Digital HD when it came out August 8. But there’s something we need to talk about…

The Awesome Mix.

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The BOSEbuild Speaker Cube Teaches Kids the Science of Sound
11 months ago

The BOSEbuild Speaker Cube Teaches Kids the Science of Sound

(DISCLOSURE: I’ve partnered with BOSEbuild and Life of Dad for this article. I was compensated and provided product, but opinions, words, photos and video are all my own.)

I can’t imagine my life without music. I bring speakers everywhere. I keep one in my bag as part of my everyday carry. I have a speaker I keep in the kitchen for when I’m doing dishes. I even have a speaker I bring outside for when I’m grilling. And I connect to these speakers wherever and whenever I want to make music of my own – through apps or with gadgets. My son loves music too – he goes to bed listening to a streaming station and we’ll oftentimes choose a station while doing homework together.

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Videos of Dads Playing Their Kids’ Instruments
3 years ago

Videos of Dads Playing Their Kids’ Instruments

First Act Slayer

Most dads love playing with their kids’ toys – especially their musical instruments. Whether dad’s making music with his kids, on his kids, or just with their toys, there are a ton of totally adorbz and LOL-worthy videos out there to enjoy.

Most recently, custom guitar maker Frank Pasquale posted a video of he and a friend doing some Slayer on First Act instruments:

And the world of pink instruments will never be the same.

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Mega Man 2 Lullabies for Your Baby Blue Bomber
5 years ago

Mega Man 2 Lullabies for Your Baby Blue Bomber

Let’s face it: retro is cool, and stuff from our 80’s childhood is sneaking into our kids’ lives. But if you want to hear something retro-awesome and ready for …
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Jay-Z’s New Album, Magna Carta Holy Grail Isn’t All About Fatherhood, But Jay-Z Is
5 years ago

Jay-Z’s New Album, Magna Carta Holy Grail Isn’t All About Fatherhood, But Jay-Z Is

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Jay-Z paranoia

My interest might be waning in Jay-Z, but I’m still a big Shawn Carter fan.

With today’s release of Jay-Z’s new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, some critics were hoping to hear the now-43 year old rapper and new father move his music from the streets to the stroller, so to speak.

With Jay-Z (real name Shawn Carter) spending a lot of time in the last year talking about fatherhood in the media, Magna Carta Holy Grail falls short of the expectation that instead of hearing an album about Jay-Z brushing dirt off his shoulder, we’d be hearing about him wiping off baby spit-up.

Nevertheless, since Jay-Z has been very prominent around the media discussing fatherhood, I’m happy enough knowing the topic’s on his mind.

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