How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

Chewbacca Is Real!!!

Posted by on September 30th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

So, I’m sick and I have no energy. It sucks. I have so much to do and the kids don’t care. They just want dad to pick them up, or drop them off. Play with them. Act like a human jungle gym. Open things. Put things away. These kids just have no idea. So, today’s […]

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Answering Questions from a Kid

Posted by on September 29th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

Recently my 6yo son asked me why homeless people didn’t have homes. Yeah. I’m not sure how much time elapsed or how many hundreds or thousands of M’s made it into the “Ummmmmmm…” I whipped up, but I tried! I explained how some people make bad choices in life or have really bad things happen […]

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The Evolution of The Pee Pee Dance

Posted by on September 25th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

When you ask a little kid if they need to go potty, 9 out of 10 times they’ll say no. Even when their bladder is entering its fourth trimester. You see, kids aren’t on speaking terms with the call of nature and can’t be bothered with boring bathroom breaks. It probably doesn’t help that they […]

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The Best Star Wars Fan Film of the Decade

Posted by on September 24th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

Nostalgia can be a powerful ally. When it’s not taking over your life, yearning for the past can electrify the present, and turn imagination into reality. This video is perfect on so many levels. Enjoy! You never know. You may have a little artist or auteur on your hands. The next Abrams, even.

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5 DOs & DON’Ts for Being a Rad Concert Dad

Posted by on September 23rd, 2015, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

This Instructional Diagram is sponsored by Vivid Seats, because they share our quirky sense of humor and our love of going to concerts and sporting events.   Most of us have great memories from when we were kids, and music or sports are often a precious part of the treasure trove of our adolescence experiences. […]

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My Wife Just Said… #231

Posted by on September 21st, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“I don’t have the shopping done for dinner, so we’ve got two options: 1) we can go out to a restaurant, or 2) we can order delivery. But there’s no way I’m going out with my hair like this, so… what would you like to order for delivery?” –Elizabeth I love how seriously she takes […]

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Meet The Most Interesting Dad On YouTube

Posted by on September 18th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

If you’ve ever wandered on the internet, you know there are many things to experience. Sights. Sounds. Videos. Images. There is a dense forest of people and ideas, objects and motivations that spreads beyond all physical horizons. Lately, people have been talking about a Dark Web where things happen beyond the normal to and fro […]

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See How a Kid So Easily Out-Humans His Doctor

Posted by on September 17th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

You’ve probably seen a post by Humans of New York before. It’s a remarkable Facebook Page, created by Brandon Stanton, with the snapshots he takes of people lives, photos and mini stories of the strangers he encounters and makes genuine connections with in New York City. This photo was posted by Humans of New York, […]

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Dad Makes Daughter Promise No Boyfriends

Posted by on September 16th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

I want my boys to abide by a few strict rules. I’m not even going to go into what they are, because they’re totally immaterial when applied to your life, and they’re only strict because I want them to be happy adults. I hope they follow them. But you know what? It’s up to them. […]

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NAILED IT Is The New EPIC FAIL (16 Pics)

Posted by on September 15th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

Some people seem to have crafting, cooking and DIY-ing as a sort of magical super power, they make it look so flippin’ easy. So easy, the rest of us can easily get caught up into a delusional enthusiasm. Especially parents, it seems. It’s been said “you miss 100% of the shots you DON’T take,” but […]

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