How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

New PARENTING Emojis Announced!

Posted by on April 24th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

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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All the Ways Kids Become Owners of Things

Posted by on April 22nd, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

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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My Wife Just Said… #209

Posted by on April 20th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“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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Cartoon Pets IN REAL LIFE

Posted by on April 16th, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, SNAPSHOTS

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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Children’s Books Gone Terribly Terribly Wrong

Posted by on April 14th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

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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18 Images of Adults as Kids

Posted by on April 10th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

Kids can’t seem to wait to get all growed up, but a lot of “growed ups” seem to pine for the bright shiny object of yesteryouth, when a driver’s license and our own place doesn’t seem as captivating as a tricycle and pillow fort once did. There are grown children, however, that were able cheat […]

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My Kid Just Drew… #59

Posted by on April 8th, 2015, under "MY KID JUST SAID..."

5yo son: “I drew Mr. Poo and Mr. Fart.” Me: “Haha! Are they friends?” Son: “Of course they are!” [eye roll] —me and my son, Lucas (2015) Some things are so obvious, you’re just begging for an eye roll when you ask, or even dare to raise an inquisitive eyebrow. I guess I really should […]

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My Wife Just Said… #207

Posted by on April 6th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“I’m thinking about dying my hair. Or should I just leave it? Gray is the new black, right?” -Elizabeth   Fresh out of the shower and looking fierce. My wife just got a pixie cut again and before you read any further YES I GOT PERMISSION FROM MY WIFE TO POST THIS PICTURE. Sure, I […]

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Kid or Dog: Which is harder to raise?

Posted by on March 27th, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, SNAPSHOTS

Comedy writer Rob Fee poses the question: which is harder to raise, a kid or a dog? Since we love making odd comparisons ourselves, between human offspring and other unlikely things (like Zombie vs. Baby), I had to put his question to you and present his eye-opening analysis. And also because it’s really friggin’ funny! […]

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Wallet – Scrabble Scribble #15

Posted by on March 26th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

Every kid picks up and makes up various symbols of adulthood. Things that say they’re all growed-up. They can clearly see that there are some pretty cool things we vertically-superior people can do that they can’t. As well as things we DON’T have to do. Terrible things like holding hands when crossing a street, sit […]

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