How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Is there a word for the opposite of “educational”? That’s what these are. These diagrams illustrate why caffeine and insomnia don’t mix well.

A Toddler’s Guide to Being a Helpful Passenger

Posted by on December 28th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Driving with kids can be rough. Quite often “rough” like wearing a potato sack for underwear on a 10 mile marathon. They really do make it interesting at any age. When they’re little bundles of burps, it can be surprise diaper blowouts, random screaming and begging for you to hand them this, that and everything. […]

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How To Watch Your Kid Do Something “All By Myself”

Posted by on December 16th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

As awesome and necessary as it is, growing kids up, sometimes it’s mind-bendingly hard to watch a kid do something on their own. It can be hard because it’s eye-twitchingly frustrating, from a time consuming standpoint, and from an ARE EVEN YOU KIDDING ME standpoint, as they turn their jacket inside out or something in […]

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Children’s Classic Books Ruined with Modern Times

Posted by on December 8th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

The times they are most definitely a-changin’. Today’s kids hear a record scratch sound effect in movies to punctuate abrupt stops, but have no idea what a vinyl record player is. Sadly, it seems, times they are also a bit more a-troubled. So, without getting too dark, let’s see what some classic children’s books would […]

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Dad Fashion

Posted by on November 30th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

[ click images to view larger ]   The “flat lay” above showcases a fairly iconic dad outfit and demonstrates how style can get pretty meh when you become the co-creator of a freshly-made human. Your hairstyle might now be best described as “appears to have been in a bar fight.” An important fashion choice […]

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Guide to How Kids Judge Your Halloween Candy

Posted by on October 25th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Everyone has their varying candy preferences, but sizing up what’s been plopped into the bag is a pretty universal part of Halloween. However grateful and well-mannered they are, it’s impossible for trick-or-treaters to avoid casting some judgement on the treat-giver-outers they encounter. You see, parents don’t often let kids eat the entire bag in one […]

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Things No Parent Ever Wants Stopped up

Posted by on October 17th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

You see a LOT of jokes out there about the funny and not-so-funny poop expereinces parents endure. Heck! A huge percentage of those joke are mine. But there’s another kind of struggle that’s horribly real. The opposite of poop; when the little one just isn’t going at all and their mud dumper seems to be […]

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If Parents Renamed Products Honestly

Posted by on August 30th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

If some brands wanted their products to really speak to parents, they’d probably need a name makeover. Let’s look at a few products with new names and logos that might not be more appealing but are certainly more accurate.   Pregnancy Test Bread   Classic View-Master Toy   Lunch Snack   Granola Bars Slide Whistle […]

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How to Deal with Extremely Awkward Kid Questions

Posted by on August 26th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Usually without warning, kids will ask you some shocking questions that’ll make you spit your coffee into another zip code. Some parents get nervous just thinking about having “The Talk.” Others have no problem discussing the birds and the bees, but might start looking for the nearest exit while fielding an inquiry about butt plugs. […]

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9 Self-Inflicted Kids’ Haircuts (A Cartoon-ized Style Guide)

Posted by on August 10th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Anyone who’s had kids, owned a pair of scissors and turned their back for a single minute may be familiar with the flamboyant hair stylings kids can unleash upon themselves. As a parent of such a child, it’s hard to properly take in the exploratory and trendsetting bravery of these adventurous hair innovators when your […]

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Ninja Parent Lessons: The Fists of the Octopus

Posted by on July 13th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Most people don’t realize, just by being parents, how many steps they’ve already travelled on the path of the ninja. There are so many trials and tasks and skills necessary to becoming a true master that are simply common, everyday demands of being a mother or father. Above is but a glimpse of one part […]

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