dad and brett at x games

Being a father is a big deal. It means not only am I someone’s authority figure, but I am also automatically a role model. This is a scary amount of responsibility. Sometimes a DadVenture also means just escaping family responsibility and reliving those glory days.

This page is dedicated to the solo adventures of being a Dad and those that involve just being in a fatherly role regardless of gender or orientation. It is an important part of maintaining a relationship to have time to be an individual and explore that autonomous nature. The stories contained in this respect involve my role as a father, and my role as an individual.

josh and son working on hotrod

Teaching kids how to fix things and build from scratch is a major part of being a dad. The concept of “consumerism” is only limited by our imagination. I like to encourage my kids to use their imagination to develop their styles. Being “different” is a good thing.

best teaching moment ever

Sometimes things don’t go as planned. A major lesson in DadVentures is rolling with the punches. Own your failures and use them for educating others on what to avoid.

guns and ammo

Just because it is controversial doesn’t mean it isn’t fun. Don’t let others tell you how to have fun. Make up your own mind, and learn how to do everything safely. Don’t let “fear” dictate your life.

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