How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

Parents Strap GoPro on Toddler’s Head For Hide n’ Seek

Posted by on February 5th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

All of us have imagined what it would be like to be little kids again. The games we played and the new experiences we had, so much energy stuffed into tiny little bodies. Well, here’s your chance. These parents decided to play hide n’ seek. But the fun twist is what’s on their kid’s head. […]

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Dad Shames Kids for Report Card

Posted by on February 3rd, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Listen, I’m not above using any means necessary when it comes to teaching my kids to aspire to greater things. But I think this might cross the line for me. Though it’s sort of visually humorous out of context, the fact is this dad’s making his kids feel ashamed and encouraging their ridicule for the […]

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My Wife Just Said… #250

Posted by on February 1st, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Recorded my husband snoring last night. Plan to use it to wake him up. This is how you can tell we’ve been together 16 years.” -Avara   My wife and I have been together for a long time. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a game still afoot. We still make fun of each other. And […]

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Why Dads with Sons Should Care About Girls’ Issues

Posted by on January 28th, 2016, under NOTEBOOK

Alright, dads of boys. I know what you’re thinking. ‘I’m so busy with my son’s schoolwork, sports, dance classes, tutoring, LEGO pieces on the floor, and every other damn thing, that it’s hard enough parenting a boy, imagining what it would be like to have a daughter would be insane.’ I get that. But you […]

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40 Awesome Things About Andy Herald

Posted by on January 26th, 2016, under NOTEBOOK

It’s not often you get to meet people who are that rare combination of funny and smart. They’re like some kind of misunderstood unicorn. It makes you wonder how they managed juggling both traits, which inevitably makes you some form of envious or angry because you’re not quite either of them, and definitely not both. […]

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My Wife Just Said… #248

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

“My guys are home!❤ P.S. I’m totally smiling under that mask.” -Avara   Chewie, we came back home. We were only gone for 8 days but it felt like a lifetime away from home. It was an incredible adventure that I will be writing about shortly, but coming home, the epilogue to the grander story, has […]

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Places I Want To Live: Treehouses in Sweden

Posted by on January 21st, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

I wanted to start a series about places I would love to live, or where I dream about one day settling down one day. Episode one, today, is in Sweden. It’s a really cool idea. I’ve always loved forests and the trees. Always. I may be part elf. I haven’t done the DNA test yet. […]

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The Video That Will Make You Fear The Future

Posted by on January 19th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Sure, every parent at one point or another worries about the world their kids are going to live in one day. They wonder what it will be like, and what challenges they’ll likely face. But for me, after watching this video, I have one fear. Check it out… Hoverboards. But not even really hoverboards. Rolling […]

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Villains and Vitality

Posted by on January 15th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

I don’t really know what to say. We lose people every day, but it’s always a shock to lose people we all know. We collectively gasp and sigh over them. You’d think decades of people dying would train us to understand that it happens, no matter how sudden, but it doesn’t. Not really. Alan Rickman […]

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Morning Swell

Posted by on January 12th, 2016, under NOTEBOOK

A photo posted by Charlie Capen (@charliecapen) on Jan 8, 2016 at 11:51am PST For distinct periods of time as a boy, I can remember my father waking up before dawn, and sometimes his very presence would urge me out of bed. I don’t exactly remember why I knew I had to wake up, or […]

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