How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

Family Dinner – Fowl Language Comics

Posted by on July 6th, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Fowl Language Comics   I really don’t understand this whole “raising children” thing. I use the “air quotes” because it feels like my version of parenting is false and just wrong. My older son is a VERY picky eater and the subject of fruits and vegetables is so contentious that I am almost at the […]

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The Best Surprise Baby Announcement Reaction!

Posted by on July 2nd, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Hidden camera videos aren’t usually my jam. They’re just… kinda creepy. But when the outcome is unexpected and awesome, it’s all worth it. This guy set up a camera to watch what would happen when he and his wife told their in-laws they were going to be grandparents. The result is one of the manliest […]

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17 Ways To Hold A Baby

Posted by on June 30th, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

We don’t typically like to showcase much “how-to” content. It would make us seem like we were helpful, which, if you’ve read any of this website, you know we are not. But this guy is on to something here. If you’re an active person, holding a baby can get tricky without a sling or proper […]

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Dad + Kids x Dance = YES!!!

Posted by on June 26th, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

The internet brings us terrible and awesome things. Mostly terrible, but it makes the awesome that much more rad. Or radder. A raddening occurs. Today’s internet awesome comes from a dance teacher and his 4 year-old son. This dance team of Dad + Son is fantastic. Just what you need on a Friday to get […]

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Maximumble: Use for Toys

Posted by on June 24th, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

  Call it a side effect, a byproduct or an outcome, but fatherhood can lead to some rad consequences. It’s the most responsibility and pressure you can earn, but it’s also a perfect opportunity. I see a lot of “dads are buddies” stereotypes. It can be confusing to witness. There’s a pervasive myth that we’re […]

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My Witch Just Said… #218

Posted by on June 22nd, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“DIAGON ALLEY!!! I’m never coming home. Seriously, I almost cried when we entered.” -Avara   Courage. Compassion. Imagination. Friendship. Achievement. Books can help unlock these ideals in ways no amount of conversation or browbeating could ever hope to accomplish. We’re big storytellers at our house. As Finn got older, I felt an internal countdown to being […]

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5 Videos Describe Parenting In Under 10 Seconds

Posted by on June 18th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

Many people yell at email us with very deep, introspective questions about fatherhood and parenting. Today, we’d like to address some of these questions head on in the most effective manner the internet can handle: short, silly videos in a list format. Most of us are so concerned with getting this parenting thing right, we […]

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8 Honest Names for 1980s Toys

Posted by on June 16th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

There were so many toys I wanted growing up. We had a rule, when I was a kid, that we had to sell a toy to get a new one. It was like a strange banking system. Inevitably one of the toys would break, sending the whole system into a tailspin (also, a great reference […]

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Mad Max Power Wheels Are Perfection

Posted by on June 12th, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Did you see Mad Max: Fury Road? Or as I like to call it, “The Dustiest Operatic Music Video Ever”? It’s freaking amazing. Well worth a watch if you like: action, dust, or post-apocalyptic nightmares. But this commercial is almost as good as the film. Thinkgeek and Nerdist apparently teamed up for an April Fool’s […]

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A Better Circle of Life

Posted by on June 10th, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

We have a conundrum in this country. People are living longer, but their standard of care is diminishing. As a culture, we are obsessed with youth and our elders seem to be left out to dry. The number of adults aged 65 and older is likely to double in the next 25 years. Double. So, […]

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