How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

23 Weird Re-imaginings of Disney Princesses, Whoa

Posted by on July 29th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

The chances are very high you’ve seen one or several Re-imaginings of Disney Princesses that the Internet has churned out. I ran across a really nutty one, got curious and discovered so many I hadn’t seen. Bearded Princesses? Hot Dog Princesses? Bowl of Water Pricesses!?! But I had to do a lot of searching, and […]

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How To Dad: Dad Hands + Velcro

Posted by on July 28th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Do you suffer from a case of “Dad Hands”? If you’ve tried to button little baby buttons on a baby’s onesie then you know the flushed anger and terror of trying to slip a tiny circle inside of a tiny opening with a writhing worm child. It’s the worst. So, as this father has put […]

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10 Father & Son Comic Strips

Posted by on July 27th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

It all started when I discovered some pencil graffiti on the side of the house. My little boy was so afraid he’d get in trouble, he may have said that a squirrel drew it or something, he was 4 after all. So it was a surprise for him, when I said they were amazing and […]

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5 Superhero Powers of Fatherhood

Posted by on July 26th, 2016, under NOTEBOOK

After having kids, I noticed I had some strange, unique abilities that never made themselves known while I was child-free. Maybe it’s because I spent last week at Comic-Con or maybe I just haven’t slept in about 7 years but I’m starting to wonder if all this parenting hasn’t mutated me or unlocked superpowers. It’s […]

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My Wife Just Used The Mommy Voice… #275

Posted by on July 25th, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

He’d been repeatedly yanking the dog’s tail when they were playing and that can go wrong fast, in a few ways, so we were getting a little fed up with him doing it. She definitely used her “Mommy Voice” on him and he cried mostly out of guilt that he’d done it again and because… […]

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What I Worry About

Posted by on July 22nd, 2016, under NOTEBOOK

Occasionally, a parent-to-be will come and ask me for advice about parenting. Crazy, right? They’re so focused on what could happen or what to do, they miss one of the most important elements of the whole process. It’s not for lack of trying or thoughtfulness, but most of us start off with a mindset that […]

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Dogs Tolerating Kids Magnificently (14 GIFs)

Posted by on July 21st, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

The world would be a much better place if we all had the patience and forgiveness of most dogs. It’s positively amazing the crap they can endure and come through with their irrepressible, tail-wagging cheerfulness. Babies and kids are a true test of most living things, and our four-legged friends seem to pass the test […]

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When This Kid Goes Ayaaaaa…

Posted by on July 19th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

There are few things cuter than kids attempting something and failing. But when that kid is in full uniform and performing martial arts? CUTENESS OVERLOAD. I’ve loved watching my son do karate. Many Saturdays and Sundays have been spent watching him flail around kicking and punching the air with infectious enthusiasm. So, if you need […]

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Passing 3 Childhood Cereals On To My Son (Video)

Posted by on July 19th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Sponsored by General Mills Cereals. Our little son hasn’t tried many cereals. It’s mainly because one of his favorite hobbies in the world is not trying any new foods at all costs. As in our grocery costs. Ugh. So, when the little guy pushes a depressingly full plate of breakfast away or comes back from […]

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Pokémon NO – The Game App for Non-Players

Posted by on July 15th, 2016, under NOTEBOOK, SNAPSHOTS

Some of us don’t have even half a percent of a clue how to play, but the online/real-life game Pokémon GO is a wildfire sensation! Eyes glued to their smartphones, people are swarming the streets and alleyways and random corners of parks and all kinds of normally-boring places to “catch ’em all.” Sadly, not everyone […]

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