How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

18 Dad Joke Gifts (Hall of Shame Part 10)

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The wonderful world of Dad Jokes is a grand celebration of cheesy puns and “groaners.” Even though we all know they’re kind of a gift to the world all by themselves, they can also be given as actual physical gifts! Don’t just waste precious oxygen setting up a sweet Dad Joke, when instead you can […]

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Resolutions, What We WRITE vs. What We DO

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Adding resolutions to everything else we have to do as parents feels a bit like running a marathon and deciding it’d be a great idea to also do your taxes mid jog. It all just seems like way too much at times. (Psssst, all the time) Flossing more is a good example for me for […]

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50 SHADES OF BROWN (The Unplanned Sequel)

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After freeing themselves from the shadows of their past (and their headboard handcuffs), newly weds Anastasia and Christian embark on a new kind of domination and submission in their life, a kind that has no safe word… Parenthood. Sure. You thought it was only a trilogy, maybe even vigorously hoped and prayed, but it was […]

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The Sweetest Thing You’ll See Today Is a Spider

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The combination of adorable dialog from a little kid and super cute 3D animation that should be the envy of Pixar, is priceless. You may have seen one of these under-a-minute videos because they’ve gone pretty flippin’ viral. How viral? The first video is only months old and the YouTube channel has 600,000 followers. But […]

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Can You Guess Which Animated Films Have Alcohol? (QUIZ)

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As part of the TalkEarly team for Responsibiliy.org, (encouraging early convos with kids about responsible drinking), I had the idea of putting together an interesting quiz that may even surprise you! This isn’t to highlight good or bad impressions of alcohol, just to show that early impressions do exist. Some are just seconds, but try […]

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My Wife Just Pretended… #338

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I’m not exactly sure after how many years on average it is, but there’s a point in marriage where you just develop acceptances of some things. Things that you’ve come to honest terms with, like your partner not actually paying a single molecule of attention to what you’re saying. When you were first courting, you […]

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Goodnight, Butt

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It’s easy to get laughs making jokes about how horrific kids can be about going to bed, and it can be throbbing-forehead-vein frustrating when it’s so late you know with dread that they’re just going to rise like cranky zombies at their usual butt crack of dawn. But there are also those really sweet moments. […]

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12 Rad Dad Moments

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Rad dad moments aren’t just ninja reflexes for those lightning-fast saves. Teaching, playing, wrangling, soothing, patiently enduring; it can be any kind of dadding. These moments don’t even have to be experiences that anyone else witnesses – moments your kid might not even be aware of their specialness. When you’re just proud of yourself and […]

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5 Tips for “Entertaining” a Sick Spouse

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We all try to be supportive when our significant other is sick. But I’m of the opinion that adding a little levity into the situation can’t hurt. My wife, or most wives or spouses for that matter, may ferociously disagree. Heck, I’m not such a fan of jokes when my body feels like the physical […]

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Dad Illustrates the Nutty Things He’s Had to Say to His Kids

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All parents have had that moment where we say something, and the second it leaves our lips, we’re shocked by the utter strangeness of what we’ve just had to say. Sentences that we’re dead certain no human being has ever had to say in the entire history of human speech. When they’re babies, parents say […]

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