How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

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Forest of Memories

Posted by on June 16th, 2016, under NOTEBOOK, SNAPSHOTS

A photo posted by Charlie Capen (@charliecapen) on Jun 11, 2016 at 9:42pm PDT Around five years ago, I got my son Finn’s name inscribed on my arm by this man, Dr. Woo. Last weekend, I got myself an early Father’s Day present and etched Arden’s name on my other arm. It felt like things […]

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Kids: Before & Aftermath (6 Comics)

Posted by on June 9th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

Probably the most surprising change people experience when they have a baby is that EVERY SINGLE FRIGGIN’ THING IN THEIR LIFE CHANGES. Since “everything” is a ridiculously long list, let’s not give ourselves PTSD (Parental Traumatic Stress Disorder). We’ll just take a look at a tolerable few examples with 6 Fowl Language Comics by Brian […]

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Netflix & Chill…dren

Posted by on June 1st, 2016, under NOTEBOOK, SNAPSHOTS

The popular slang expression “Netflix and chill” is basically what young people these days are calling a “booty call,” getting together to hook up for sex, or the prospect of it. Maybe hang out and get in a few shows if it doesn’t turn into gland-to-gland combat, I guess. Anyone with kids knows, after you […]

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Kids Sucking at Blowing Out Birthday Candles (14 GIFs)

Posted by on May 24th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

I’m not raining on the kids’ birthday cake candle parade at all (I love it), but let’s take a closer look at this tradition. It’s kind of strange, if you think about it. Toddlers/kids + sugar + fire? Haha! On their earliest birthdays, before we present our little ones with the gloriously sweet, tantalizing treasure […]

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If Kids Made Motivational Posters

Posted by on May 20th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

We could all probably benefit from some uplifting or wise inspiration, some bite-sized motivation to help us be a bit better than our regular ol’ tired, cranky selves. Even kids! What would a kid say if they wanted to inspire and motivate others, though? To really fire them up about leading the fullest childhood and […]

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Taking Kids Out to Eat (4 Maddening Comics)

Posted by on May 18th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

Dining out with the kids is a weighed decision. Or a lapse in sanity. On one hand there’s mixing up what’s for dinner and a much appreciated break from cooking and dishwashing. On the other stress-palsied hand… there’s the total disaster of the circus clown act your kids become at a restaurant table. Fowl Language […]

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28 Baby Photoshoots Gone Horriblariously Wrong (GROSS WARNING)

Posted by on May 10th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

Professional photoshoots of newborns or babies can give parents some stellar shots, but predicting the weather is more accurate than predicting the “call of Nature” for babies, even if they just went. So, occasionally, these photo sessions result in some of the highest quality pics of little munchkins spraying their parents like a broken, high-pressure […]

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Kidcentricities (5 Quirkrazy Comics)

Posted by on May 6th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

The way to truly understand your kids is to realize that they are insane. Things just become so much clearer once you let that soak in deep, like a full sippy cup emptied into a box of tampons to see if they would swell into dinosaurs, or just because. Parenting makes so much more sense […]

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When They Outgrow You

Posted by on May 5th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

May 1st, 2016: The date when you started drawing better than I could, Finn. A photo posted by Charlie Capen (@charliecapen) on May 1, 2016 at 9:54am PDT Do you remember that scene in Raising Arizona when H.I. had a dream that stretched far into the future? It was the end of the movie and […]

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Kids’ Reactions to Museums

Posted by on April 28th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

It’s not that kids don’t appreciate art and museums, it’s that they do it in a much… “different” way than most grown ups. Let’s look at a collection of kids’ various reactions…   Sometimes it’s funny.   Sometimes it’s delicious.   Sometimes it’s inspirational.   Sometimes it’s scary. video source   Sometimes it’s ironic.   […]

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