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My Wife Just Said to Herself… #289

Posted by on October 31st, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

When your wife says something that makes little to negative-eleven sense, a husband would probably do well to simple nod and say, “Ah.” I however made the mistake chose to join in the conversation. She’d said something random about an Amazon order, I think. My bad for thinking she was talking to me, whatever was […]

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Stranger Things + Peanuts = YES

Posted by on October 28th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

I know, I know. I don’t like it when Christmas encroaches on Halloween anymore than you do. But this is important, nay, NECESSARY viewing! On a scale of 1 to 10, this video is an ELEVEN. See what I did there? I have been watching the Peanuts Christmas special since I was a wee lad […]

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Dad Turns His Son’s Drawings Into Oddmazing Reality

Posted by on October 27th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

We parents have to go through an awful parental edition of Pictionary. You know, that high-stress guessing game that begins when your kid hands you a drawing they drawed just for you? “A chair! A cat? Um, a tractor? Is it a camel? Uhhhhh… a clown???” You either guess it right or get sternly corrected […]

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The Coolest Halloween Costume By A Dad (2016)

Posted by on October 26th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Halloween is probably my favorite holiday. I love other holidays, don’t get me wrong, but Halloween has a special place in my heart because it gives us the opportunity make magic. Sometimes, though, other parents make me look like an amateur. This dad, who we’ve covered before, nails Halloween costumes. This year he’s made yet […]

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Guide to How Kids Judge Your Halloween Candy

Posted by on October 25th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Everyone has their varying candy preferences, but sizing up what’s been plopped into the bag is a pretty universal part of Halloween. However grateful and well-mannered they are, it’s impossible for trick-or-treaters to avoid casting some judgement on the treat-giver-outers they encounter. You see, parents don’t often let kids eat the entire bag in one […]

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36 Mindsploding Costumes That’ll Make Others Look Like a Potato Sack

Posted by on October 21st, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

It’s not a competition. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t any winners. Don’t sweat it, though. It doesn’t mean we’re worse parents if we don’t go full-Halloween on our costume game. We don’t all have the time or money or brain power. But these people most certainly do. Wow. We’re all winners when people […]

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My Wife Just Said… #287

Posted by on October 19th, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

It really doesn’t seem to make too much sense when you get to Saturday afternoon and you feel like screaming, “Have fun dammit!” Especially if you’re saying it to yourself. Whipping yourself up into a psychotic froth in order to do fun or relaxing things is maybe just an eensy weeny bit counterintuitive, no? A […]

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When Pixar Goes Dark

Posted by on October 18th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

I’ve always been a fan of Pixar. I was 14 years-old when Toy Story came out. I was a little unsure that I’d want to watch it, since it seemed like a children’s program and I was trying to so hard to act like an adult. Teenagers almost always mistake adulthood and seriousness. But when […]

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Things No Parent Ever Wants Stopped up

Posted by on October 17th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

You see a LOT of jokes out there about the funny and not-so-funny poop expereinces parents endure. Heck! A huge percentage of those joke are mine. But there’s another kind of struggle that’s horribly real. The opposite of poop; when the little one just isn’t going at all and their mud dumper seems to be […]

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HalloWINNING for Parents (7 Comics)

Posted by on October 13th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

The leaves are turning, or in my case as a resident of Southern California, the shorts are turning into pants. Halloween is looming! Whatever hails the changing of the seasons for you, ever since I was a wee little scab-picker, Halloween wasn’t just Halloween for me. Pumpkins and polyester cobwebs were the only evident thing […]

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