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Fun with Fatherhood – Rockets

(FYI – I had intended on posting this about a year-and-a-half ago when it actually happened, but didn’t have the video link. Just found it in my Drafts folder and added the video, so here ya go!)

The other day, we put together the launching kit for the boys’ model rockets that they got for Christmas. From there, it was off to find the right launching spot.

After explaining to the boys the need for some space to make this happen, and an unsuccessful stop on a dirt road that we noticed was marked private after walking around to scope out the location, we landed on a perfect spot. Then it was time to get these birds in the air. Here’s a look at the big moment(s).

Yes, those were multiple camera angles. As someone who has always worked with video for a living it was a must to do this Hollywood style. We had five cameras rolling and man, it was awesome to see those things take off. The boys were totally stoked! Part of me was actually surprised they launched, but it was great that they did. Mission accomplished.

We’ll have to do this again sometime. Would highly recommend it as a fun family activity!

The Science of Dad: Engaged Fathers Help Kids Flourish

That’s the title of this article: http://www.livescience.com/37435-fathers-importance-kids.html

Increasingly involved dads are good news for kids, studies suggest.

The more dads engage with their kids, the more likely their kids are to flourish.

I completely agree.

Fathers…be a Dad today! You’re making a huge (positive) impact on your children when you do.

Have a great day.