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.

How Home Tasks ACTUALLY Get Done

Posted by on June 22nd, 2018, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

Thanks to Clorox for sponsoring this post and arming us parents with the products we need to get ready for summer fun, without the summer funk.   Everyone has had it happen. You said you’d do it. You set phone reminders that you kept arrogantly flicking away like annoying insects. For weeks, your spouse reminded […]

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The Dadliest Fragrances Ever

Posted by on June 14th, 2018, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

While there are plenty of fragrances marketed to women and men, there really is a huge missed opportunity here to really speak to dads. Sure, the industry has plenty of scents for a wide variety of men. From the salt-of-the-earthy musk of a stylish lumberjack, to the suave stank of a cufflinked jet setter. (Whatever […]

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The Perfect Dad Shoe Doesn’t Exi-

Posted by on June 7th, 2018, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

“The perfect shoe for a dad doesn’t exi-” [record scratch] Well it does now, kiddo! After extensive minutes of scientific analysis of countless dad clichés and stereotypes, The Perfect Dad Shoe™ is hot off the manufacturing grill! A masterful fusion between sneakers and clog sandals. That’s right! Yard work in the front, barbecue in the […]

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Bad Product Ideas: Condiments Edition

Posted by on May 25th, 2018, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

Is your kid cuckoo for ketchup? Could your kid chug ranch by the ladleful? Well then, you’re gonna love these bold new food offerings! Or um… your kid is probably going to. You’re more likely to experience something a little less lovey and a little more gaggy as a response.   Condimentsicles Sure, most of […]

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Baby Operation, Anxiety-Fueled Fun for the Whole Family!

Posted by on April 17th, 2018, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

See the original, Parent Operation! Parenting can be a pretty eye-twitchy undertaking. So! Why not make a thrilling game of it! Baby Operation! Now we can watch our kids (attempt to) play, and (hopefully) learn a little damn empathy for all the nutty stuff we needed to deal with when they were just little wiggling […]

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5 Stages of Trying (Desperately) to Keep Up with the Times

Posted by on March 20th, 2018, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Just when you think you’ve got the hang of something, anything, there’s an update that makes you feel like you need some time in remedial kindergarten. You become a halfway decent emoji wrangler, and then they add more and change the layout, or someone comes out with something entirely different like bitmojis. And we all […]

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Resolutions, What We WRITE vs. What We DO

Posted by on February 9th, 2018, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Adding resolutions to everything else we have to do as parents feels a bit like running a marathon and deciding it’d be a great idea to also do your taxes mid jog. It all just seems like way too much at times. (Psssst, all the time) Flossing more is a good example for me for […]

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28 Funny Pie Charts You’ll Wish You Could Eat (Not Really)

Posted by on November 21st, 2017, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

We’re well into the holiday season, which I like to consider the best excuse to eat self-esteem-ravaging levels of food. Especially pie. So, I put together this collection of funny pie charts, because duh. Pun, anyone? The good news is, not only will these “pies” not add to your already imperiled waste line, but laughing […]

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Military Hand Signals for Checking on a Sleeping Baby

Posted by on November 3rd, 2017, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

It can be risky when it’s just you around your sleeping baby, to check on them or simply sneaking about your daily routine. The stakes are so high if you wake them. Now add your partner into the mix, and it’s even trickier. So, the art of silent communication becomes one of the tools we […]

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6 Stunningly Terrible Baby Product Ideas

Posted by on May 25th, 2017, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

We’ve all seen ads or stores selling baby-related products that had us tilting our head and muttering, “Really???” Sometimes it’s because they seem useless and stupid, or downright unsafe. It’s hard to believe sometimes, but they’re actually out there, for someone with money in their pocket and sh*t for brains, apparently. How ’bout, we take […]

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