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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.

“Swimming” : Convos With My 4-Year-Old

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

If you’ve known how to swim for a long while it can be hard to remember what it was like when you first learned. For a little kid, even fully armored up like the Stay Puf’t Marshmallow Man with weird-feeling floaties, the giant bathtub that a pool is can be ominous. Being told that they’re […]

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What If Adults Argued Like Kids?

Posted by on January 1st, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Oh, wait. They already do. But what if they sounded like kids when they did it. Now, that would be something. This funny, albeit somewhat dangerous, video perfectly encapsulates what it’s like to listen to kids fighting. I mean, I’m not saying I’ve done this exact thing before, but… who am I kidding. Yes, I […]

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A Dad Turns Toddler Quotes into Amazing Pop Art

Posted by on December 31st, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, SNAPSHOTS

Anyone with kids above a certain speaking age has had their eyebrows raised into orbit when their kid starts saying… monumentally strange things. They can be weird, razor honest, sweet, embarrassing, wise, and often also hilarious. Martin Bruckner, art director and father of a 3-year-old daughter named Harper, decided to take some of these strange […]

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Dad Uses His Kid as a Human Drum Machine (VIDEO)

Posted by on December 19th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

If rhythm was a language, it’s clear I’d have both a stutter and Tourette’s. I can’t tap out the simplest beat on my steering wheel, let alone my kids. So, this video is super specially especially amazing to me. It’s not okay to beat your kid… unless you’re harmlessly dropping mad beats like this dad. […]

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“Zebras” : Convos With My 4-Year-Old

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

Playing with a little kid can turn into a wild goose chase, or zebra chase as the case may be. When searching, parent’s have pretty poor vision when it comes to being able to see where the fictional characters of a toddler mind may be, so you’re completely reliant on them as your guide in […]

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“Car Pee Diem” : Convos With My 4-Year-Old

Posted by on December 12th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

The care and management of miniature humans is a tricky kind of magic to master, especially when it comes to their bathroom habits (or entire lack of any habit whatsoever). Car trips can be the ultimate test of one’s parental wizardry, since you’re traveling away from home, in foreign territory, and you’ve got to find […]

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Maximumble: Pajamas

Posted by on December 10th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

  Listen, having an imagination is serious business. We enter into this bond of pretend play with our kids, and its easy to lose sight of the fact that this fiction is FOR REAL. Ask a kid. Sometimes, they won’t be able to discern truth from the invention. And its a beautiful thing. As long […]

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“Toto” : Convos With My 4-Year-Old

Posted by on December 5th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Meeting new friends can be scary for little kids. Heck, it can be scary for adults! Parents are often called on by their little ones to act as ambassadors of sorts, “wing parents”, making introductions and helping to break the awkward ice. Once they get going though, you’ve served your purpose and it’s time for […]

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Grandma Pumps Iron

Posted by on December 2nd, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

I don’t want to get into a pissing match here, and I don’t usually want to do that unless something is on fire, but this grandma could probably lift more weight than you. Meet Willie. She’s 77 years-old and powerlifting like it’s her job. This lady shovels her own snow, beats all of her competition […]

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“Chicken Phone” : Convos With My 4-Year-Old

Posted by on November 28th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

When you’re trying to write something or think up some great concept, consulting a child’s boundless random imagination seems like a mad idea that’s so mad, it just might work! Well… then there are mad ideas that were so mad, they just really didn’t work at all. Subscribe to ConvosWith2YrOld to follow the series. (Liking, […]

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