How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

22 Pretty Edgy Disney Parody Comics

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We all grow up and develop a more mature (hopefully), and darker (probably) outlook on things. When we have kids, a lot of us get to experience children’s movies with our own kids; seeing them with more educated and cynical eyes. Watching the Lion King is a bit different after you’ve seen a nature show […]

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Baby Operation, Anxiety-Fueled Fun for the Whole Family!

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See the original, Parent Operation! Parenting can be a pretty eye-twitchy undertaking. So! Why not make a thrilling game of it! Baby Operation! Now we can watch our kids (attempt to) play, and (hopefully) learn a little damn empathy for all the nutty stuff we needed to deal with when they were just little wiggling […]

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Kid’s Complex Reaction to Rogue One a Star Wars Story

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Watching the Star Wars saga with my son has been one of the most amazing experiences for me. And not “because I loved Star Wars since I was a kid.” Seeing his reactions would have been parental treasure even if I was a lunatic and hated the movies. His passion and exhilaration are completely contagious. […]

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4 Parenting Clichés that Need to Go Away

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There are expressions and jokes that become common catchphrases, buzzwords or clichés you hear all the flippin time. They can get reeeeeally old, or they just sucked from the very start. They’re like that fart joke your kid told that may have been funny the first time, but after the ensuing hundredth telling (within an […]

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Fashion Felonies: Jeans Edition

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Every generation experiences a gaping canyon of a cultural divide with the younger crop of humans: FASHION. Admittedly, I’m no fashionista (afashionado?), but having no great style oneself never prevented anyone from being the fashion police, judge and jury for new trends. Even as a kid, I proclaimed the “alternative” (wrong) angles for wearing a […]

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The Birds and the Bees… and a Swarm of Bees Challenge???

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When it comes to having “The Talk” with their kids, parents can range from super-chill whatevs about it, to something that doctors would write down on a clipboard as a coronary event. I kind of get the sense that the average experience sits closer to the heart attack than explaining it casually while making a […]

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5 Stages of Trying (Desperately) to Keep Up with the Times

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Just when you think you’ve got the hang of something, anything, there’s an update that makes you feel like you need some time in remedial kindergarten. You become a halfway decent emoji wrangler, and then they add more and change the layout, or someone comes out with something entirely different like bitmojis. And we all […]

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Will My Kid Be Sporty… or Not So Much?

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When you become a parent, no matter how hands-off you intend to be on their personality, you still have to wonder what kind of person your sweet little bag of wiggles will become. I was never good at or terrifically interested sports. My older brother very much was, so I learned a bunch more than […]

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Farewell, Toys ‘R’ Us – We ‘R’ Sad

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Today, Toys ‘R’ Us begins closing the doors on its stores, and with them, part of my childhood. There’s a vast universe of “My Kids Will Never Know” memes out there. This is really a timeless theme; generations always have and always will advance forward, turning the things of today into antiquated and unfamiliar footnotes […]

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6 Awful Relaxation Tips for High-Stress Parents

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Parents are some of the most stressed out people out there. We even stress about how stressed out we are. Stressception. Y’know, there’s that whole saying about how when you have a kid “your heart forever walks around outside your body.” Let’s go a little further. Imagine you literally had a heart that beat outside […]

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