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The secret tactical guide to becoming the greatest dad in the world

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Chistopher Martin Shumake, is an entrepreneur, filmmaker, and traveler, who’s trying to learn all he can about being a great dad as he plans for a family of his own. In his free time he can be found in Denver’s wash park west walking his dog Alan with his beautiful girlfriend Jennifer and being Michael and Alexa’s goofy uncle.

A Father Has to Be…

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  “A father has to be a provider, a teacher, a role model, but most importantly, a distant authority figure who can never be pleased. Otherwise, how will children ever understand the concept of God?” ― Stephen...

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How to Fold a Newspaper Hat

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How to Fold a Newspaper Hat

Since we’ve already seen the amazing fun and joy folding a simple sheet of paper into a paper airplane can bring. The tactical dad can now amaze his kids even further by transforming a simple sheet of newspaper into a cool chapeau. This is also something fun to do if you and the kids are caught in the car on a rainy day without the proper head gear. Today we’ll start with a simple Pressman’s cap and I’ll show you some other designs such as pope and pirate hats in future posts. Now, beware  many of today’s papers...

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I Never Got Along…

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I Never Got Along…

I never got along with my dad. Kids used to come up to me and say, “My dad can beat up your dad.” I’d say, “Yeah? When?” ~ Bill Hicks

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To Be a Reader

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To Be a Reader

“I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn’t be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage.” ―Roald Dahl

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Supercharge Your Kid’s Mind

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Supercharge Your Kid’s Mind

Every Tactical Dad want’s his kid to be better smarter faster and fortunately for you science has finally provided some answers to make that wish a reality. It turns out that by refreshing your memory at specific intervals you maximize your retention and greatly improve your ability to encode information long term. This is a huge advantage in areas such as learning  language, math, music and science so give your kid a leg up by learning the priciples of spaced recognition. http://www.supermemo.com/english/princip.htm and once you know...

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When Kids Hit 1

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When Kids Hit 1

“When kids hit 1 year old, it’s like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit.” ― Johnny Depp

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