How to Be a Dad

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My Wife Just Texted… #241

Posted by on November 30th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

  A lot of time we can’t see our own faces and just can’t feel a booger. Unfortunately, most bystanders don’t have the social bravery to walk up and let you know there’s a green troll hanging out at the entrance to one of your nose caves. Awkwaaaaaaard. Boogers are the “open pants zipper” of […]

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The Story Inside Us

Posted by on November 27th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

This post is brought to you by Target. I remember their voices most of all. And the way they read to me. The feeling of the covers over a littler me. The soft glow of light as the pages turned. Storytelling has always been part of my life and the holidays were the star on […]

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An HONEST List of What I Give Thanks For

Posted by on November 26th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

  Well… Being completely honest? I give thanks for:   Sleep Whenever. Wherever. However much I can get.   Coffee My unicorn blood for when I haven’t gotten much of the one above.   Bourbon The good stuff. No tarantula juice for me.   Food Preferably the drool-inducing kind that doesn’t upset any part of […]

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This Post Will Be More Interesting Than Thanksgiving

Posted by on November 25th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

Listen, you’re probably stressed out working or traveling to a relative’s house who likes to talk about politics. Either way, nothing at this very moment will be as interesting or spellbinding than what you’re about to watch. Watch: Possums Eating Bananas Cutest video EVER. <3 Posted by Animal Equality on Thursday, August 20, 2015 So, […]

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6yo’s Adorable First-Time Reaction to STAR WARS (Video)

Posted by on November 24th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

We’d planned it for weeks, but I’d been thinking for years about my little son seeing Star Wars for his first time. I’d been getting a little anxious with the swiftly approaching release of The Force Awakens. I wanted my little lad to see A New Hope and its original cast of characters — Luke, […]

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Ducktales Theme Sung By Movies!

Posted by on November 20th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

Who needs a little mental rest stop after the past 7 days? I know I do. Well, YouTuber The Unusual Suspect has provided us with the perfect respite from our daily lives, the headlines and everything in between. If you watched Ducktales as a kid (or a grownup, for that matter), then this will delight […]

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The Father Is Strong with This One (4 Comics)

Posted by on November 19th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

It’s hard not to try to pass on the things we loved as a kid to our own kids. Star Wars has become such a cultural phenomenon that it’s really our duty as parents, if you look at it, to teach them the ways of the Force, well… at lease teach them about the movies […]

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Flowers & Guns

Posted by on November 18th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

In the past week, we’ve seen conversation vary in color, pitch and tone. Humanity has learned, once again, what it means to mourn online. There’s a brackish tide of emotions washing over all of us from all sides. The seas smack against the rocks. Hate spreads and burns us up. Sadness blankets our thoughts. But […]

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A Guide to the Outrageous Obstacles of Feeding Young Kids

Posted by on November 17th, 2015, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Annie’s Homegrown partnered with us to bring this Instructional Diagram to life. So we could just all stare in confused fascination at some of the challenges in the mind-bending obstacle course parents face in getting food in their kids’ faces.   You don’t need to train your kids to breathe. So you’d kind of think, […]

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My Wife Just Texted… #239

Posted by on November 16th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

  They had one slot open for a trial lesson in the gymnastics class. Our 6yo was mildly interested when we explained what it was, that he could learn how to jump and flip and have fun. This was probably fairly meh for him since he could do that anytime, anywhere. I could see there […]

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