How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

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Miss You Extra

Posted by on February 27th, 2017, under SNAPSHOTS

Missing you a bit extra today, Dad. Thank you for finding this, @ithrowtp. A post shared by Charlie Capen (@charliecapen) on Feb 27, 2017 at 12:25pm PST Drinking coffee. Laughing at old movies. Waking up early. Looking around the room when someone farts as if accusing everyone else. A warm hand on my shoulder. These […]

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7 Harry Potter Sequels NO ONE Wants to Happen

Posted by on February 22nd, 2017, under SNAPSHOTS

Whether it was the book or the films, a lot of us were sad when we came to the finale of the Harry Potter series. We got a brief glimpse of his future, older, married with kids, and were left to wonder to ourselves about the rest of the adult life of the Boy Who […]

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19 WonderAWFUL Kid Valentime’s Day Cards

Posted by on February 14th, 2017, under SNAPSHOTS

In addition to the wild spellings kids come up with for “Valentimes” Day, their messages range from hilariously adorable to hilariously disturbing. So, if you ever thought you were bad at writing a sweet or romantic messages, these are going to make you feel like the greatest poet that ever lived. You’re NOT going to […]

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The Valentine’s Day Curse

Posted by on February 13th, 2017, under SNAPSHOTS

I have complicated feelings about Valentine’s Day and kids. I don’t want to be a curmudgeon but I feel like it’s bit strange to celebrate. First, it’s an invented moment every year that seems to benefit card companies and flower cartels more than anyone. Second, people without partners or close friends can feel pretty bummed […]

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20 Hilarious Parenting Memes

Posted by on February 10th, 2017, under SNAPSHOTS

Parenting has a lot of funny moments to it, and even the not-so-funny moments can be made fun of pretty damn majestically. There are a truck ton of hilarious kid-owners out there shouting their jokes from the social media rooftops as humorous text, picture of video memes. I have the pleasure of knowing a bunch […]

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Realistic Love Notes for Parents

Posted by on February 8th, 2017, under NOTEBOOK, SNAPSHOTS

I partnered with Plum Organics to bring you this funny, honest look at the realities of parental romance.   There’s really only one thing that changes dramatically when you have a baby: EVERYTHING. Sure we all lose a lot of sleep, money, energy, car keys and brain cells. We don’t tend to blab online about […]

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The Side Effects Of Childhood: Embarrassment

Posted by on February 3rd, 2017, under SNAPSHOTS

My childhood is littered with moments that I look back on with fondness and sympathy. Yes, I wore glasses, braces, and sweatpants at the same time. Or as I call it, “The Trifecta of Nerd Lifeforce.” My sons, now, carry on this tradition of doing and saying things they will regret one day. But God […]

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Not Throwing Away Our Shot

Posted by on February 1st, 2017, under SNAPSHOTS

A photo posted by Charlie Capen (@charliecapen) on Jan 29, 2017 at 10:06am PST My son fumbled through rap verses of “My Shot” from the musical Hamilton a couple nights ago. He just saw the play in NYC. Orchestra section. You can hear the jealousy in my voice, right? Well, he’s showing us how young, […]

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Dad Jokes Hall of Shame – Visual Edition

Posted by on January 27th, 2017, under SNAPSHOTS

In addition to the vast number of spoken or written dad jokes, there are also some delightful visual puns to make us to burst out in laughter, or sounds resembling groaning or whimpering. They say “a picture is worth a thousand words,” but who wants to listen to all that blah blah blah when it […]

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Parenterms: “Calculatte”

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

We’ve all done that late-night math to figure out how much sleep we’d get if we fell asleep right that second. Sadly for parents, this assumes you’ll sleep through until your alarm goes off. Hahahahahah! Ugh. It’s hard to figure out the sleep you’ll get when you have a living alarm clock with no snooze […]

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