How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

My Wife Just Said… #212

Posted by , under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Whoville called. They want their baby back.” -Avara   I may be biased but both of my boys are pretty damn cute. One of the coolest things about this parenting gig is how differently each of their personalities have evolved. So very different. There are repetitious moments with our second son, Arden, but they never pay […]

VIEW POST
Comments: 0

Parenterms: “Excusplanation”

Posted by , under SNAPSHOTS

When something is stuck to a wall or scattered in a million pieces on the floor, or a blubbering sibling is rubbing their head, and you ask a kid what happened? Hah! You’ll hear barely anything (if anything at all) about the sequence of events. Instead, you’ll hear a lot about the philosophical nature of […]

VIEW POST
Comments: 0

5 Ways You Can Royally Screw Up Mother’s Day

Posted by , under NOTEBOOK

Lots of websites write theoretical, preachy lists about innumerable parenting and relationship pitfalls, but most don’t really live them. You can tell by the way the author speaks so authoritatively while remaining distant from their own material. For example, I read an article recently about some relationship issue and the writer made it sound like […]

VIEW POST
Comments: 3

It’s Not Our Fault, Babies Are Just So Squooshable

Posted by , under SNAPSHOTS

We can all agree that babies are obscenely cute and squooshy, like little peach-fuzzed plush dolls filled with mini marshmallows, warm unicorn burps and dreams come true. It can be a lot easier to resist breathing than it is to resist squeezing and hugging and cuddling the little pudgy blobs of joy. It’s totally their […]

VIEW POST
Comments: 0

5 Symptoms of Having Kids

Posted by , under NOTEBOOK

Kids are a game changer, folks. Whether you read any other articles on here or not, it’s pretty obvious that kids will upend what you thought you knew. But what are some of the most common ways things can change? Is it all roses and sunshine? All poop-whiffed play? Here are a few common symptoms […]

VIEW POST
Comments: 3

Hilarious Fake Notes from Kids

Posted by , under NOTEBOOK

As soon as kids are able to string spoken words into tangled sentences, it seems like they’re also already telling tall tales. “Not me!” “I reawwy washeded my hands.” “I no have to go potty!” HAH! Lies. A lot of kids are to fibs what Willy Wonka is to chocolate. Aaaaaaand then the cute little […]

VIEW POST
Comments: 0

Welcome to the Nerf Thunderdome

Posted by , under NOTEBOOK

Sometimes things happen to us that rewrite the story of our lives. Meet Rob. He was in a plane crash and suffered from debilitating fear after the incident. He locked himself away in his room playing video games. What could he do? Rob decided to channel his pain into an amazing activity. Check it out. […]

VIEW POST
Comments: 0

My Wife Just Said… #211

Posted by , under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Remember when you proposed?” [sighs] “And you got down on your hands and knees…WAIT! I mean your KNEE!“ -Elizabeth   Someone was able to capture the reaction, but unfortunately there is no photo evidence that I was only on my knee to ask for her hand. After she caught her word slip, we both exploded […]

VIEW POST
Comments: 0

What It’s Like Being A Parent: Parenting Advice

Posted by , under NOTEBOOK

Parenthood is a sort of a cultist thing. Before you have kids, everyone you know asks when you’re going to have them. You’d think that would be the end of it, but it’s not. Then, they start asking if you’re going to have more. But my “favorite” aspect of parenting is the constand advice. Oh, […]

VIEW POST
Comments: 1

My Kid Just Texted… #60

Posted by , under "MY KID JUST SAID..."

“You love me and i love you and i miss you Are you having a good week?” -Lucas (2015, 5 years old)   It’s adorable how in telling me he loves me, on my wife’s borrowed/hijacked phone, that the cutie patootie begins by proclaiming that I love him. In my mind, I can so clearly […]

VIEW POST
Comments: 1