How to Be a Dad

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My Wife Just Said… #45

Posted by on January 31st, 2012, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“You sound just like your son. … No no, not something he said. He’s been ripping farts all day.” -Elizabeth   – Previous “My Wife Just Said…” 

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Facebook Fist Bump (FBFB)

Posted by on January 24th, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

You may feel foolish at first, but you’ll probably smile or burst out laughing. You’ll see. YOU’RE FIST BUMPING US (or each other) THROUGH THE INTERNET! And we think that’s almost as rad as teleportation. Except not as useful, probably. The Fist Bump Click to enlarge  It’s easy. The FBFB can be done on any […]

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Gimme My Boobies Back!

Posted by on January 23rd, 2012, under NOTEBOOK

The Boob Decision Moms tend to be beautiful, near-magical creatures. But when it comes down to a heated breastfeeding debate, sometimes we’re left with just the creature part. But this isn’t about that, we’ll leave that one to better writers who are actually women. ran a design contest for a universally recognizable symbol for […]

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Name that Superhero Diaper Pail!

Posted by on January 19th, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

[ click the image to enlarge ] Everyone poops. Even superheroes. Though, having been a bit of a collector in my youth, I can tell you it’s not something that you’ll ever see depicted in the colorful storyboard format of a comic book or its blockbuster movie adaptation. “Hey, Alfred! Can you hand me a […]

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My Wife Just Said… #43

Posted by on January 18th, 2012, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“I tried underwear on Lucas today. I thought it would be a step in the direction of potty training. It turned out to be a step in the direction of getting poop on the floor.” -Elizabeth – Previous “My Wife Just Said…” 

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That Awkward Moment Between a Boy and a Girl…

Posted by on January 16th, 2012, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Awkward! There are moments where, if your life were a film being directed by John Hughes (Sixteen Candles, Weird Science, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off), you’d hear the sound effect of a needle on record player going phrrrrrrrp! and everything goes silent and all eyes turn to stare at you. Sometimes people say things, wishing they […]

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My Kid Just Said… #2

Posted by on January 13th, 2012, under "MY KID JUST SAID..."

“I feel so relaxed. Like I just peed. <sigh>” [everyone laughs] “What? It makes you feel relaxed!!!”-Max (2010, 10 years old)  Last week we posted the first in the “My Kid Just Said…” series. The quotes that our readers commented in with (from THEIR kids) were so hilarious and amazing for us to read, we’ve […]

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They Say Daughters Are “Easier” than Sons

Posted by on January 11th, 2012, under SNAPSHOTS

I’ve heard it said that daughters are “easier” than sons. Quite a few times actually, and now that I think about it, I’m not sure I’ve ever heard anybody tell me it the other way around, at least not with any real believability. I’m not sure what part about raising daughters is supposed to be […]

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Baby Sleep Positions: “The Stalker”

Posted by on January 10th, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

  It can be a little startling… You’re sleeping (at last) and you wake up for some reason. Even if your baby has the most beautiful eyes, when you wake up all groggy and see those eyes, wide open and inches from your face, drilling calmly into your soul? You might not say it, but […]

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ChocoHead Edible Baby Helmet (Bad Product Idea #6)

Posted by on January 3rd, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

[ click the image to enlarge ] All parents want to do it. We restrain ourselves. We settle for kisses and nibbles. But the adorableness of babies can be like an all-you-can-eat buffet spread out before a fashion model who just retired and broke up with her boyfriend! We all want so bad to nom […]

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