How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

How to Be… the World’s Best Father?

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We tend to celebrate and poke fun at our insecurities, failures and doubts as dads on this website of ours, ironically named HowToBeADad.com, a place you can count on to never really tell you how to be a dad. At all. So, it’s no surprise that we love and wanted to share the brilliant photo […]

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Cheating Death

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In between the fun and filled-up diapers there are quieter moments in parenting. They hit you when you let your guard down. You’ll be tucking your kid in for bed or sitting on the couch watching your child watch one of your favorite shows from childhood. He’s laughing with you. You look at each other […]

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Toilet Safety: Advanced Adult Toilet Training

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  After a person learns how to go by themselves, it’s like they’ve suddenly graduated and they’re left to figure out the rest on their own. But, besides kids learning to not have “accidents,” there’s way more to know about and avoid in the gentle art of going to the bathroom. Delta Faucet teamed up […]

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What It’s Like Being A Parent: Part Seven

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Last time, we described trying to get your kids to come home from the park. In other words, it’s basically insane. Today, let’s talk about having twins. Twins aren’t double the fun. They’re at least quadruple, based on all accounts. But imagine if they were sick. Trying get medicine and vitamins into kids is tough […]

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Week In Dads, Episode 7

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Join Charlie, Andy, David, Whit and Jess (and occasionally Tyler) as they ramble on about random topics of the week. In this week’s episode: EPISODE 7. C-Sections Are Reverse Tauntauns, Halloween Costumes, Poop Tables, Kill Rooms, Live Interviews with Grocery Store Clerks Subscribe to our YouTube channel to keep up with the idiocy.

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My Wife Just Screamed… #183

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“Tonight we are having pork chops with apricot glaze seared and roasted in a cast iron skillet [grabs cast iron skillet] AAAUUUUUGGGGHHH!!! Can you hand me an ice pack, honey?” -Elizabeth   When deciding on a family dinner, some people decide to go all out, preparing a full-on gourmet meal with multiple sides of fancy-schmancy. […]

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No Rest For The Pickled

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Loading Good morning @howtobeadad! We love and miss you and can't wait for you to come home and join our pile of cuddles❤️ View on Instagram This is the image I woke up to yesterday morning. I took a new job which has me traveling more and these guys are taking it in stride. But […]

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A First-Grader’s Poem Moved Me More Than Shakespeare

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The poem pictured above was supposedly written by a first grader. Here’s a formatted and slightly corrected text version:   We did the soft wind We danced slowly We swirled around We danced soft We listened to the music We danced to the music We made personal space   This was written by a kid, […]

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Just Say “Good” To Strangers

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Teaching kids about strangers is tricky business. Some strangers are police officers or emergency workers. Others are dangerous villains looking to do our kids harm. How do we differentiate and teach our kids to do the same? One mother in Korea decided to instruct her daughter on the best way to deal with strangers. The […]

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20 Happy Little Painted Baby Bumps

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A completely blank sheet of paper in front of a kid seems to beg to be dashed and scribbled on with a crayon. The freshly wave-smoothed sand of a beach beckons to someone holding a good pointy stick. A new, pure white subway train totally hollahs at a tagger with a full can of spray […]

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