How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

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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.

Maximumble: Toy for Jimmy

Posted by on May 19th, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

  There’s no doubt about it. Becoming a parent opens the Jurassic Park doors of childhood fun. Between introducing your kids to things you grew up with and getting current with the coolest new toys and technology, it’s pretty awesome how much parenthood has to offer. I mean, yeah, the love, compassion and responsibility and […]

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How I Shave…

Posted by on April 23rd, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Recently, my son has been pretending to shave during bath time. It’s kinda blowing my mind. I remember those days as a boy when I realized I would one day have hair on my face. And now that my facial hair has taken over my mug, the concept has arrived in my son’s mind. He’s […]

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Finding Yourself

Posted by on April 21st, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

When you have a child there is a unique, physical connection that is almost impossible to put into words. Whether you’ve even met your baby or not, it’s there. In the air. In the ether. Somehow we feel it. And they feel us. But just how much? Though this video is an ad, it’s got […]

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Every Reaction to the New Star Wars Trailer

Posted by on April 17th, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Our childhoods came crashing down on us yesterday when the trailer for the new Star Wars film came out. I literally screamed out like a kid in front of coworkers in a meeting. I couldn’t help myself. After the painful trauma of the second set of three films (cue Jar Jar Binks falling off a […]

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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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Maximumble: Hot Tails

Posted by on April 15th, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

  Sometimes, we tell our kids things for the sake of humor or because we don’t know. It’s kind of fun to re-imagine things and tell a story to our kids. But I’ve had it backfire on me. My brother, for example, tells me that I told him a story growing up about mayonnaise. Apparently, […]

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How I Feel Right Now

Posted by on April 9th, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

This is how I’m feeling today, waiting for the weekend to start… Anyone else with me? Is it really ONLY THURSDAY?!?! BLERBURUUBUBUGGLRLE. Also, this is how I will be speaking to people until it is, in fact, the weekend. So there, WORLD!

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The Scariest Human-Powered Playground Ever

Posted by on April 7th, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

It’s not often that you go to a theme park and say, “Well, the ghosts that run this place must really hate people very much. But this one takes the cake. It’s a sort of bizarre land with rides that are entirely powered by the kinetic energy produced by human beings. That is to say, […]

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The Best We Can Hope For (VIDEO)

Posted by on April 3rd, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

There are small moments with grand meaning when you’re a parent. It’s honestly hard to describe if you don’t have kids, but it’s something like loving something so much you could explode into a billion million tiny sparks of light and confetti. This video captures a glimpse. This father is an engineer on a train. […]

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Maximumble: Monster Under the Bed

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

  It’s easy to dismiss kids and their amazing imaginations. Sometimes they are off in the stratosphere when it comes to reality. But isn’t that something we want to encourage to some degree? If we can ground our kids in the nature of what is real, but give their dreams, and not their nightmares, the […]

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