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Posts by Mike Bates “Domestic Engineer”

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Being That Dad

by Mike Bates "Domestic Engineer"

A dad who is the oddity in parenting circles (moms world) and how freaky it is, I won’t rehash what has already been hashed out. What I will hash out on is being labeled as “That Dad” in your own local youth sports arena, it’s something/somewhere/someone you don’t want to do/go/be.

TechGrind II -Indispensable WordPress Blogging Tools

by Mike Bates "Domestic Engineer"

I realize these TechGrind articles are a little, no way beyond the scope of Daddying but these are things a Tech Savvy Blogging Daddy could appreciate, and many of you Blog in some sort of fashion. I started out using WordPress almost 9 3/4 years ago, I Switched to the awesomeness of Joomla but am back to […]

Rooks and Vets

Are you a rookie Dad or a seasoned veteran Dad when comparing yourself to the other parents during pickup at the schools final bell?  I was talking to a mom recently at final bell and her eldest boy had his first Prom last month as she got teary eyed in the process of telling me. […]

Dad vs. Wild

Sweet Summertime! Do you camp? More importantly… Do your kids like to camp? I am not talking hardcore backpacking here, where you have to cary your means of surviving on your back, as that’s way beyond the scope of camping and having fun with the kids.  Leave your thoughts of being Bear Gyillis and Man vs. Wild on the DVR, […]

Daddying the Storm Out

by Mike Bates "Domestic Engineer"

Snow gotta love it?  It was just past a full moon last night in the Rocky Mountain winter.  The babies bottle is low, good thing I prepared and stocked up at the grocery last night as I was watching for the snow. I was going to post about our recent Snowboarding experience but local events dictate my change of thinking so […]

Should the Unthinkable Happen

by Mike Bates "Domestic Engineer"

I know it’s not a pleasant topic to talk about and nobody wants to think about it but I need to go there with you because we just came from there and were just semi ready. I need to write about this to get you at least thinking should the unthinkable happen to you or […]

Monetizing Me

by Mike Bates "Domestic Engineer"

I have been extremely busy as of late. OK, your asking how can that be, after-all you’ve only got 1 kid and he’s in the third grade, right? Recently our Mom said this when I mentioned I was thinking of trying to  go back to work, this is your life love it or leave it, OK […]

Trying To Do Good

by Mike Bates "Domestic Engineer"

With all my involvement in youth activities I find myself embroiled in more drama than what happened in my Good, Bad and Ugly post earlier this past fall. Drama seems to want to find me, KRIKEE! This time it’s in my Cub Scout Bear Den and I am not at liberty to discuss the detail […]

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