How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

How to Deal with Extremely Awkward Kid Questions

Posted by on August 26th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Usually without warning, kids will ask you some shocking questions that’ll make you spit your coffee into another zip code. Some parents get nervous just thinking about having “The Talk.” Others have no problem discussing the birds and the bees, but might start looking for the nearest exit while fielding an inquiry about butt plugs. […]

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10 Family Comics of a Darker Sort

Posted by on August 24th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

Light and sweet humor is great, but sometimes you want your humor like a lot of people want their coffee: dark, bitter and served by snarky cynics that spell your name wrong on purpose probably. Here’s a collection of web comics that touch on family or childhood themes, with an edgier spin. Nothing political, racist, […]

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My Wife Just Sniffed… #279

Posted by on August 22nd, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

I’m not sure if all the organic food my family buys seems to go bad faster than non-organic because it actually does or because of the demonic laughter I can hear taunting me from the empty void in my bank account. Whatever the case may be, my wife is a little bit very extremely cautious […]

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“Favorites” – Scrabble Scribble #18

Posted by on August 18th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

When you get right down to it, kids are basically hoarders. Parents quickly learn that whole “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” applies to ALL trash for most kids. You just wouldn’t think that a crumpled juice box straw was THE BEST MOSTEST FAVORITEST THING EVER. But they’ll be sure to inform you loudly […]

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Video of a Father and Son Having a Musical Alzheimer’s Defying Moment

Posted by on August 16th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

When I met my wife over a decade ago, her mother was already years into the slow and excruciating decline of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Though she was alive for years, I never knew her. She was non-vocal by then. I got to know something of her gentle and noble soul through the stories of love […]

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Kids Write Some Sorry Excuses for Apologies (12 Pics)

Posted by on August 12th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

It’s very amusing how kids can be wonderful at being awful about certain things. When I was a kid, there were times my parents made me apologize to my siblings or friends, and I can remember how lifeless and boobytrapped some of my sorries were. Kids quickly get pretty good at whipping up some completely […]

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9 Self-Inflicted Kids’ Haircuts (A Cartoon-ized Style Guide)

Posted by on August 10th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Anyone who’s had kids, owned a pair of scissors and turned their back for a single minute may be familiar with the flamboyant hair stylings kids can unleash upon themselves. As a parent of such a child, it’s hard to properly take in the exploratory and trendsetting bravery of these adventurous hair innovators when your […]

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My Wife Just Wished… #277

Posted by on August 8th, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

Once they have kids, most kid-bearers are acquainted with the resultant hair thinning and slower growth, whether it’s from hormone changes for the mom, male pattern thinning for dad, or frustratedly pulling it out in clumps for both. Men may generally experience more hairlessness than women, but there’s a cruel sort of fake-out double-cross that […]

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Would Baby-ized Presidential Candidates Be More Likable? (8 Pics)

Posted by on August 4th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

We love our babies even when they’re terrible. Well… maybe more “despite them being terrible.” So, what if the same thing worked for our Presidential Candidates? Hmmmmm. Let’s see!                   Yes, yes. I know I only baby-ized Trump and Clinton (and Obama). They just seemed the most […]

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Kids & Food Don’t Mix (5 Comics)

Posted by on August 2nd, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

When you can casually browse the internet and see pictures of kids in other countries horking down grilled tarantulas like it was eight-legged candy, or see them slorping up spicy curry dishes that you’d need to freeze a roll of toilet paper to endure the after-effects of eating, it can make you wonder how in […]

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