David Gaines

After not receiving the training manual for Daddyhooding, I've been improvising every step of the way. This is my story.
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Najwa’s First College Campus Visit to James Madison University

I remember my first time attending college. I was enrolled at Fayetteville State University but a commuter student. I'd drive out to...

Najwa Gets Her First Real Bike #NBD

Being avid bike riders, we wanted to get Najwa in on the game so that we can ride as a family. So, after...

Celebrating Independence Day at Virginia Beach

It's funny (not really) when I'm talking to co-workers or friends and they express disbelief if not outrage at all those people going to...

Protesting Police Brutality

Now that the potential for violence has subsided significantly, the ladies and I took a trip down to Black Lives Matter Plaza to see...

Riding Metro

It's been a weird year so far. Any other year a photo wearing masks would look like we were being weird or planning...

Highest 4th Grade Performer in Math for the Year

Najwa wins end of year 4th grade Math Award.

Information Technology 101

Ever since she was able to talk I've been prepping Najwa for a life in computers. For her generation, though, devices have become...

Welcome to Beautiky

Near the light switch at the bottom of the steps was a note advertising a new beauty shop being set up upstairs. Follow...

Learning Korean From a Korean in Korea

With the pandemic locking everyone up in the homes, it gets a bit more challenging finding things for your kid to do. Fortunately,...

Looking for New Destinations at the Washington Travel & Adventure Show

We're a family that travels. We have a few plans percolating at the moment, we're always open to discovering new places to add...

Shopping Around for a Bike

I bike. Nduku bikes. We just don't bike together because we haven't taken the time to teach Najwa how to bike. Today's kids...

Late Night at The Skate Palace

Man, when I lived in Germany where my dad was stationed, one of the highlights for us teens was hanging out at the skating...

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