How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

We Are The Weird

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A post shared by Charlie Capen (@charliecapen) on Jun 8, 2017 at 5:08pm PDT I started a new job a couple months ago. It was a leap of faith in many ways because the work this company does and the goal it’s aiming to achieve are both unique. When I tried to describe it to […]

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11 Parenting Comics that Will Make Parenting Seem Not So Awful

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I’m a designer and sort-of illustrator, so I have a natural affinity toward web comics. There’s something more important about them for me, though, and why I love to share them with you. When you can take some friction points of parenthood and apply some humorous lube to… um, wait. Let me state that differently. […]

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The Hot Wheels Stunt Race I Wish I Built

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When you were a kid, did you imagine building something so amazing that kids all over the world (or just my neighborhood) would talk about it? I did. I wanted to make/build/craft/record something colossal. Something that made the newspapers. Well, now that we have the internet, some of the flair has been taken away because […]

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My Wife Just Said… #319

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I honestly don’t know what to do anymore. Our three-year-old pushes our seven-year-olds buttons constantly. That wears on us, the tiredest parents, and then we in turn get set off. Does anyone have any advice on how to teach two boys, with very different personalities, to love and respect each other? It’s reached levels that […]

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Babies + Dogs = Heckin Cute! (19 Clips)

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Before they can play fetch, or even hold a ball in their fist, when they’re juuuuust starting out in life, a kid can form bonds with their dog and chisel memories into their heart that will last a lifetime. Each of these 19 moments is like watching the origin story of a kid and their […]

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Best 5 Seconds Of Your Day

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After a long day, I like to unwind by making myself laugh or cry or whatever humans do. Parenting takes a lot out of you. So it’s important to find your fuel, spiritually or mentally. So, imagine my surprise when I find this video “Goat Fart Scares Kid.” It’s just what the doctor ordered. Give […]

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Box of Imagination

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Amazing comic by The Awkward Yeti, a must-follow (his Facebook). – Kids have wild and vibrant imaginations. Imaginations that also have some seriously long-distance endurance. Nearly any adult playing pretend or listening to a kid tell a story they’re making up as-they-go can start to look around with slightly frantic eyes after a while, looking […]

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The Sound Of A Living Memory

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I don’t really know how to introduce this video. I’m still caught up in it… There are experiences as a parent that defy words. This is most certainly one of them. I don’t have all the details but from the description of the video it looks like a young girl was the recipient of a […]

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My Wife Just Asked… #318

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When you become a parent, your physical appearance can become a ridiculously low priority. Looking “good” is an expendable commodity we can trade for the precious few minutes we save ignoring it. This is especially true for moms and dads who are the primary caretaker of a youngling. Dressing up? Hah! Hilarious. A nice outfit? […]

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Dads Make Man Rompers!

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I don’t know if you’ve been following the latest craze in fashion but apparently these younger generations are super into rompers. But men, not to be deterred, want in on this action. So, who better to come save the day than Dad Sews!? It’s a known fact that dads are handy AF (See the young […]

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