How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

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Elizabethan Superheroes & Star Wars Icons

Posted by on November 21st, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, SNAPSHOTS

We’ve all asked ourselves interesting questions. What if we’d lost WWII? What would the world be like if people lived for hundreds of years? How would chairs be designed if our bodies had four legs? Photographer, Sacha Goldberger, thought up some of his own intriguing questions… What if Superman was born in the 16th century? […]

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Parenterms: “Grayllow”

Posted by on November 19th, 2014, under SNAPSHOTS

When “off white” is so far off that it has entered the whiteness relocation program and changed its name, it has probably changed its name to Grayllow. With any article of clothing that’s white, or close enough to wind up in the “lights” laundry pile, there’s a certain point when you can’t boil or bleach […]

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Grand Theft LEGO – Bad Product Idea #16

Posted by on November 13th, 2014, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

Two fanatically popular video game series join forces to create, the crossover video game of the century, Grand Theft LEGO… “Derivative but so inspired…”— someone who probably needs a good dictionary   Race through the mean streets of Downtown LEGO City with your friends or just slap C4 on their backs, send them off and […]

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Light Balance

Posted by on November 12th, 2014, under SNAPSHOTS

A photo posted by Charlie Capen (@charliecapen) on Nov 11, 2014 at 9:22pm PST We are comprised of light and dark, my sons. Some of us hide it better than others. Never compare your shadows or your sunshine against another’s. The aperture of you is all you need to work on. Let more light in, […]

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Animal Parents (18 Amazing Photos)

Posted by on November 11th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, SNAPSHOTS

The emotional bond between a parent and a child is powerful and beautiful. It’s so basic and deeply rooted in us, we often don’t give it much higher-level thought. This series of pictures shines an interesting light on parenting, casting a familiar and perspective-inspiring shadow by showing us our clawed, winged and four-legged animal counterparts […]

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Parenterms: “Adultolescence”

Posted by on November 7th, 2014, under SNAPSHOTS

Adolescence refers to a person in the process of developing from a child into an adult, but the idea of what an “adult” is seems to have lost a lot of its former meaning. The more time marches on, the more it seems to skip and moonwalk, and we’re entering an “Age” where men and […]

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Memos to the Tooth Fairy

Posted by on November 5th, 2014, under NOTEBOOK, SNAPSHOTS

My 5yo son’s wiggly-jiggly tooth was recently liberated from his smile and he couldn’t wait to write a pillow-bound note to the Tooth Fairy. Here’s the text (uncorrected, to preserve the cuteness): Dear. TootH. Fairy. i Love you. My tooth FeLL. out. i wANt presents. tHANk you.   Short, polite and to the point. Adorable, […]

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Parenterms: “Poouquet”

Posted by on October 30th, 2014, under SNAPSHOTS

Like finely crafted wine, you can tell a lot by the fragrances of things, though in this case, a really groady cheese might be a more fitting analogy. Normally a wine’s bouquet refers not just to the first nostril impression of a particular grown-up grape juice, it also refers to the scent (or stank) it […]

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A Mother Photographs Her One-Armed Daughter in Scenes of Beauty and Whimsy

Posted by on October 28th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, SNAPSHOTS

Photographs can tell a story, show evidence, capture history and controversy… They can also enter into worlds of wonder and imagination, breaking the boundary of captured reality and enter into the suggestion of fantasy. Holly Spring, brilliant photographer and mother of her one-armed daughter, decided to create new worlds with her handimazing little girl. Ugh. […]

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How to Be… the World’s Best Father?

Posted by on October 24th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, SNAPSHOTS

We tend to celebrate and poke fun at our insecurities, failures and doubts as dads on this website of ours, ironically named HowToBeADad.com, a place you can count on to never really tell you how to be a dad. At all. So, it’s no surprise that we love and wanted to share the brilliant photo […]

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