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.

Bad Product Idea #4: Pixie Choosie Uncommonly Exotic Baby Foods

Posted by on August 9th, 2011, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

[ click the image to enlarge ] No one knows what foods their baby will take to, and some babies can be crazy about their appetites and tastes. On one hand, you can’t seem to feed them anything except a few items, and on the other, they’ll cram the strangest things into their faces without […]

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Charlie & Andy’s Excellent Blog-venture!

Posted by on August 5th, 2011, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Tomorrow, Andy and I will journey to our first official mommy blog conference. Why are we going to a mommy blog conference when we obviously don’t have visible women-parts? Well, I’m glad you asked. We have no idea. But it’ll be our first roadtrip, taking “How To Be A Dad” for a spin in real […]

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Redneck vs. Baby

Posted by on August 2nd, 2011, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

  [ click the image to enlarge ] Sometimes the truth is unpleasant. Sometimes it slouches and belches and hollers and stares us straight in the face with half-lidded eyes. Observing your baby, or someone else’s, can sometimes leave you with a puzzled and slightly alarmed crinkle in your brow as you witness behavior that […]

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6 Secret Uses for Baby Diapers

Posted by on July 29th, 2011, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

A man’s task, when he becomes a dad, is one of transformation into a metaphorical swiss army knife of fathering skills. Sometimes, we have to go off the “beaten path” to find our own creative solutions. But necessity is the mother of radness and we here at HowToBeADad.com have never shied away from the ridiculous […]

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Baby Sleep Positions: “Snow Angels”

Posted by on July 26th, 2011, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

  Romping around in the snow can be a blast. Especially if you’re small, clumsy and full of seemingly inexhaustible atomic energy, like a kid or baby. There are so many fun things to do and so few ways to get seriously hurt doing them! And it seems like snow angels were invented for babies […]

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Types of Diaper Loads (The Truth)

Posted by on July 19th, 2011, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

    [ click the image to enlarge ] It’s never the normal, standard-issue things that we need preparation for. It’s the freaky, unexpected and unknown things that terrorize us and really would have been nice to know about beforehand. What most new parents lose a large percentage of their mind about is simply not […]

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Bad Product Idea #3: Lil’ Chompers Baby Dentures

Posted by on July 12th, 2011, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

  [ click the image to enlarge ] If the inventor of Lil’ Chompers Baby Dentures were a real person and not just the hypothetical creator of a fictional bad product concept we created to entertain you, then at one point he probably became preoccupied with thoughts of how awful it would be to have […]

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Redneck vs. Baby :: TheRedneckMommy.com Hosts Our Latest Instructional Diagram

Posted by on July 5th, 2011, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

It’s well-known that Rednecks dominate the cultural landscape of a good part of America. Notice I didn’t say “better”… But did you know that rednecks also inhabit Canada? Yep, the capital of beavers and bad beer, Canadia itself is home to its own brand of hick-ified yokels. Today’s “Instructional Diagram” has been custom-designed for and […]

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Pocket Guide to a Child’s Tracks and Movement Patterns

Posted by on June 28th, 2011, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

  [ click the image to enlarge ] The American Indians used to say: to see the tracks of an animal is to see its life. To know its day. And, at some point along the trail, to know what it had for breakfast. Okay. I just completely made that up, but it sounds really […]

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Baby Sleep Positions: “The Dog House”

Posted by on June 21st, 2011, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

  Every dad—actually, every man—knows this sleep position. With or without the baby in bed, whether they’ve experienced it personally or not. The Dog House. This one is basic to human beings and probably has been for all time. There are probably really uncomfortable slabs of rock in the floors of most caves around the […]

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