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How To Watch Your Kid Do Something “All By Myself”

Posted by on December 16th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

As awesome and necessary as it is, growing kids up, sometimes it’s mind-bendingly hard to watch a kid do something on their own. It can be hard because it’s eye-twitchingly frustrating, from a time consuming standpoint, and from an ARE EVEN YOU KIDDING ME standpoint, as they turn their jacket inside out or something in […]

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“Holiday Shopping” : Convos With My 6-Year-Old

Posted by on December 14th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

I went shopping with my 7yo son recently, and I made use of the drive there to go over (over and over and over) the trip’s one ground rule. I had him repeat it. “What’s the one rule for this trip?” I asked as we rolled into the parking lot. “No asking for you to […]

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My Wife Just Realized… #295

Posted by on December 12th, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

She went on to say that she thought the world would be a better place if people just wore pajamas all the time. I’m not sure if I agree that’d make a huge difference to the issues humanity faces, but by golly, it seems like it’d be worth a shot. It doesn’t seem like it […]

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Children’s Classic Books Ruined with Modern Times

Posted by on December 8th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

The times they are most definitely a-changin’. Today’s kids hear a record scratch sound effect in movies to punctuate abrupt stops, but have no idea what a vinyl record player is. Sadly, it seems, times they are also a bit more a-troubled. So, without getting too dark, let’s see what some classic children’s books would […]

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Baby Phone Bandit Video (Famous Movie Mashup)

Posted by on December 6th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

You may think you’ve already seen this adorable toddler running away with her older sister’s phone, but probably not the full original video. If you haven’t seen it, you’re going to love it. The sheer giggle-packed joy of this little cellphone bandit is infectious, viral one might say. I couldn’t resist creating a version with […]

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10 Christmas Comics from a Parent’s Perspective

Posted by on December 2nd, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

Let’s face it. Christmas is mostly for the kids. It certainly is if you judge it by the utter hell parents put themselves through to make it special for the little, giggling present-shakers. Let’s enjoy these 10 Fowl Language Comics by Brian Gordon for a cartooned view of some of the things parents go through. […]

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Dad Fashion

Posted by on November 30th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

[ click images to view larger ]   The “flat lay” above showcases a fairly iconic dad outfit and demonstrates how style can get pretty meh when you become the co-creator of a freshly-made human. Your hairstyle might now be best described as “appears to have been in a bar fight.” An important fashion choice […]

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My Wife Just Said… #293

Posted by on November 28th, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

Nature is great. It’s wonderful. Beautiful. Majestic. But so is sleep. And when Jiminy Cricket crashes your bedroom like a drunken friend stumbling out of an unfortunately instructed Uber ride, fully ready to serenade you with insect dubstep for rest of the night, nature can seem like the worst thing ever. Anyone would rather discover […]

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Toddler Talks to Himself on the Potty

Posted by on November 24th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Today is the basically the Olympics of eating in America, which is generally already pretty extreme, any other time of the year. But, eating like it was an athletic competition can have some biological… consequences. So! Without it getting gross at all, let’s put our ear to the bathroom door of this video and listen […]

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11 Comics & Charts That Tell Thanksgiving Like It Is

Posted by on November 22nd, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

Thanksgiving is supposed to be a time of reflection and appreciation. No really, I’m serious. It’s sometimes reeeeeally hard to remember that when you’re arguing with a relative, listening to Christmas music in traffic, or just stone cold comatose from overeating. What Thanksgiving winds up being is often a lot more entertaining to look at […]

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