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Ever stumble on something noteworthy online? Neither do we, but this is all of that stuff. Stuff we didn’t author ourselves.

A Mother Photographs Her One-Armed Daughter in Scenes of Beauty and Whimsy

Posted by on October 28th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, SNAPSHOTS

Photographs can tell a story, show evidence, capture history and controversy… They can also enter into worlds of wonder and imagination, breaking the boundary of captured reality and enter into the suggestion of fantasy. Holly Spring, brilliant photographer and mother of her one-armed daughter, decided to create new worlds with her handimazing little girl. Ugh. […]

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How to Be… the World’s Best Father?

Posted by on October 24th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, SNAPSHOTS

We tend to celebrate and poke fun at our insecurities, failures and doubts as dads on this website of ours, ironically named HowToBeADad.com, a place you can count on to never really tell you how to be a dad. At all. So, it’s no surprise that we love and wanted to share the brilliant photo […]

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What It’s Like Being A Parent: Part Seven

Posted by on October 21st, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Last time, we described trying to get your kids to come home from the park. In other words, it’s basically insane. Today, let’s talk about having twins. Twins aren’t double the fun. They’re at least quadruple, based on all accounts. But imagine if they were sick. Trying get medicine and vitamins into kids is tough […]

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20 Happy Little Painted Baby Bumps

Posted by on October 14th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

A completely blank sheet of paper in front of a kid seems to beg to be dashed and scribbled on with a crayon. The freshly wave-smoothed sand of a beach beckons to someone holding a good pointy stick. A new, pure white subway train totally hollahs at a tagger with a full can of spray […]

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This Baby Loves Water More Than Anything You’ve Ever Loved

Posted by on October 9th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Watching your baby do something for the first time is quite magical. If the baby enjoys it, it’s extra special. As they grow into full-fledged humans with preferences and tastes is a wonderful journey. Sure, sometimes it can be hell. Why won’t they eat the food you prepared? What’s the deal with ketchup on everything? […]

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Fatherhood Fridays, #13: Party TIME

Posted by on October 3rd, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

It’s been a crazy week, and I think we all need a break. Today, I want you to sit back, relax and click on a few things if they look interesting to you. Let the games begin! Kids Are Easily Excited (NSFW) W is for Wookiee (WANT THIS) You can buy it here (and a […]

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Doing Pregnancy Announcements the Right Way

Posted by on September 25th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Getting pregnant is a huge moment, a monumentally momentous moment. It’s no shocker that some people got really clever with the way they decided to spring the news to everyone. I never did anything particularly special for pregnancy announcements, but it makes me very vicariously happy to see (as you’re about to), that there are […]

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Asian Parents React To ‘I Love You’

Posted by on September 24th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Cultural differences are so interesting to me. Between prejudice and glib observation, society often finds itself strangled societally by concepts about how our compatriots from varying backgrounds deal with parenting, children, and that lovely remix of the two. But what if we could break down stereotypes, whether they were apt or not, by stepping outside […]

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Kid Snippets: Job Interview

Posted by on September 17th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Going to a job interview can be a harrowing, soul-crushing experience. And kids know exactly how it feels. And by that I mean they have no freaking clue. This new Kid Snippets video from Bored Shorts TV sums up the totality of what kids think what silly things like “work” and “job interviews” mean to […]

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5 Ducktales Videos You Have to See

Posted by on September 9th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, NOTEBOOK

I grew up with Ducktales in my house. In case you’ve been living under a rock, blocked out your childhood or otherwise forgotten the majesty of Ducktales, here is the main theme song to jog your memory: So, now with that firmly in mind here are four other videos that will make your Ducktales day, […]

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