How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

New PARENTING Emojis Announced!

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The recent addition of ethnically diverse emojis (graphic emoticons) has taken the world by storm. Since it’s been a few weeks (which is like years in internet time), to keep the momentum going, Apple is now introducing an even newer new set of icons. Emojis designed specifically with parents in mind. Here’s a sampling of […]

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How I Shave…

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Recently, my son has been pretending to shave during bath time. It’s kinda blowing my mind. I remember those days as a boy when I realized I would one day have hair on my face. And now that my facial hair has taken over my mug, the concept has arrived in my son’s mind. He’s […]

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All the Ways Kids Become Owners of Things

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It’s been a while since we’ve been babies and kids, so it’s easy to forget what it’s like for them and that they tend to be consistently unemployed and extremely cash poor. Understandably so, since it’s kind of a legal thing that they can’t earn a wage, but that doesn’t stop them from needing and […]

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Finding Yourself

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When you have a child there is a unique, physical connection that is almost impossible to put into words. Whether you’ve even met your baby or not, it’s there. In the air. In the ether. Somehow we feel it. And they feel us. But just how much? Though this video is an ad, it’s got […]

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My Wife Just Said… #209

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“To kids, everything is allowed until someone says it’s not allowed.” [to our son] “Hey, honey! That’s not allowed.” -Elizabeth   As parent’s we’re the “supposed to” and “not allowed” police for our kids. They don’t tend to see or care about the bad in a lot of ideas they have. Whacking a bush full […]

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Every Reaction to the New Star Wars Trailer

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Our childhoods came crashing down on us yesterday when the trailer for the new Star Wars film came out. I literally screamed out like a kid in front of coworkers in a meeting. I couldn’t help myself. After the painful trauma of the second set of three films (cue Jar Jar Binks falling off a […]

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Cartoon Pets IN REAL LIFE

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like if the pets in cartoons were actually real animals? Stop wondering. Kyle Bradley answers some of this with brilliant illustrations by Angelica Bamundo on College Humor.   Garfield Yeeeeeeah. Italian food is delizioso, but maybe it isn’t really a sensible pet food.   Tom and Jerry […]

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Maximumble: Hot Tails

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  Sometimes, we tell our kids things for the sake of humor or because we don’t know. It’s kind of fun to re-imagine things and tell a story to our kids. But I’ve had it backfire on me. My brother, for example, tells me that I told him a story growing up about mayonnaise. Apparently, […]

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Children’s Books Gone Terribly Terribly Wrong

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Reading to your kids, you occasionally run across something in a children’s book that raises your adult eyebrows. And, strolling through a bookstore, you may happen upon a title (or its entire contents) that gets your head tilt on, mentally or audibly making you ask yourself, “What on earth were they thinking?!” Sure, some of […]

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My Wife Just Said… #208

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“Not sure he’ll make it to 42, but he is a pretty creative guy😉❤️ P.S. MOST of those things are inappropriate.” -Avara   It was my wife’s birthday last week, our anniversary, a big work deadline, Easter Sunday and two plane trips. I didn’t realize how much “flying by the seat of your pants” would happen […]

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