How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

5 Films 2020-ized for Your Amusement

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The pandemic has rocked the entire world in one way or another. One has to wonder how it will affect culture moving forward. Let’s use World War II as a precedent in these “unprecedented” times . Personally, I’ve seen at least thirty WW2-era productions. So, how might COVID-19 influence some of the stories we tell […]

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Dad Jokes Hall of Shame: Quarantine Edition

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We can all agree that these times are “unprecedented,” “uncertain” and “challenging,” and I think we can all also unanimously agree we’re utterly sick of hearing those adjectives. But whatever these pandemic times are called, they are definitely calling for the medicine of laughter. So! Enjoy these quarantine themed dad jokes, or just get your […]

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An Antidote for Kids’ Digital Addiction

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( iD Tech sponsored this post, but it’s my opinion that they’re rad all on their own merit. ) Like a lot of kids, my 10-year-old son is extremely addicted to tech (video games, apps, devices OH MY!) often to his mother’s and my dismay. We try to moderate his digital diet while still trying […]

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Nerf Wars (VIDEO)

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My son and his friend challenged me to a Nerf War and I, a Nerf pro, absolutely wrecked the noobs. They’re getting better though. Headshots are a great motivator. Sooooo many headshots. This video is also solid proof that battles are the best with Star Wars blaster sound effects added. Stay safe and sane, folks!

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Unusual Cocktail Ideas for Unusually Resourceful Parents

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For parents, the days of partying into the wee-est hours of the night is an ancient thing of past. Aside from baby sitting, it can be hard to keep our eyes pried open long enough to make a second toast. But just because we’re “all growed up” and raising kids doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy […]

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The Great Toilet Paper Debate

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The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in societal hoarding which has catapulted the value of toilet paper up to that of gold or platinum or beef jerky. So! I thought it might be advisable for us all to squat down and take a long, hard… LOOK at a timeless controversy surrounding this now treasured commodity, bum […]

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Kid’s ENERGETIC Reaction to STAR WARS Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

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It took me forever to get to finishing the edit of this reaction video. Sometimes Life throws you some serious curves, and apparently 2019 was aiming for my head. My son and I actually videoed us watching Episode III a YEAR ago. So, for everyone who’s been paining to see his reaction to what most […]

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Kinder – The Playdating App

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  Finding a good match isn’t just a challenge for adults. Most parents have had bad blind play dates, two sets of unpredictable little kids that turn out to be a circle peg in a square hole. Now, as they say in this age of modern wonder: there’s an app for that.   Little kids […]

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Dad Jokes Hall of Shame pt. 12

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When was the last time you slapped your knee laughing? Okay, maybe I should ask when the last time you groaned and rolled your eyes, because your time has come, my friend! Here are 12 Dad Jokes to get your hardy-har-har on. Eyelashes are supposed to prevent things from getting into your eyes but when […]

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KidzPoop – Bad Product Idea

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So, this may actually be a good product idea if you’re looking to become a millionaire fast, but not so much in terms of overall parenting, and raising kids that aren’t embarrassments in society. Anymore than they already may be. If you have a little kid, and haven’t yet experienced them replacing words in song […]

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