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Competition: What say you?

I follow a group of dad bloggers on Twitter. We all get together and talk about what it means to be a 'Modern Daddy'. Don't get me wrong, I love my dad, but he had it SO easy! He came from the era of "Men don't do housework." Lucky bastard. But, I digress. Usually there is a #DadsTalking topic put up for discussion ahead of time, but this time there was no topic so it was a free for all. One gent (@Genuine) asked about competition and our kids and if it was a good or bad thing. It sparked a lively (and rather civil) debate on the pros and cons of competition. I was sad that I got in late and couldn't join the fray. SO, here's my two cents worth on the matter.
Don't you wish your daddy was cool like mine?

Do You Suffer From Male Pattern Dadness?

First, what is Male Pattern Dadness? (MPD) MPD afflicts a majority of dads. The sad part is that most dads don't even know they have it until it's too late; Johnny gets in with the wrong crowd, or Suzy becomes a stripper. The key is to detect the warning signs early. Then, do something about them. The indications of MPD are:

Mother’s Day Giveaway! -or- I’m giving away swag for Mother’s day!

You do NOT want to be the dude caught buying that ridiculous satin rose from the corner shop because you FORGOT about Mother's Day. So, I'm here to help. I got an email today from Pillsbury and they are sending me a little swag packet loaded with goodies. Awesome right? Well, it gets awesomer. I got a swag packet to give away as well! (details at the end of the post) Enough about swag...onto the ways to pamper momma!