How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

Ninja Parent Lessons: The Drunken Cobra

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A baby can be like a drunken cobra, that is they would be, if snakes had a habit of irresponsibly drinking way too much sake and then going on a rampage. A baby’s finger and toe nails are sharper than samurai swords, and their coordination and aim? Worse than a government’s. Wobbly and unpredictable, an […]

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7 Signs You’re A Parent

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1. You Repeat Yourself You don’t like telling the same stories, giving repeat instructions and pleading over/over/over again that you need something vital to happen. But that’s what happens. Every day. All the time. 1. You Repeat Yourself You don’t like telling the same stories, giving repeat instructions and pleading over/over/over again that you need […]

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My Wife Just Said… #195

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Wife: “You love me, right?” Me: “Yeeeeeah?” Wife: “And you’ll forgive me, right?” Me: “Uh-oh, what’re you gonna do?” [Wife presses play on her workout music] -Elizabeth   She knows that I have an extreme allergy to her workout “music.” My 5yo son will come up to me with a big devilish grin and tell […]

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A Child’s Imagination

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One of the things I love most about fatherhood is the opportunity to get down into the nooks and crannies of my own imagination, prompted by my kids. This video is a perfect example of looking through a kid’s eyes. A kid´s imagination from Chris on Vimeo. Never settle for what is there. Always paint, […]

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This Baby KNOWS the Awesome Power of the Remote! (VIDEO)

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Aside from having a last name that sounds like a really cool alien planet, Evelyn Terastvatsatrian is a mom and Youtuber who discovered her baby’s amazing reaction to the TV remote and videoed it for all to enjoy. Subscribe to Evelyn Terastvatsatrian Babies seem to learn from the get-go that buttons do some pretty magical […]

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Harry Potter and the Curious Cancer

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I used to think life was a process of growing older and wiser. You put the puzzle pieces together, finding those intellectual edge pieces to the larger picture and placing them to make sense out of a 2,524,554,080 second blank jigsaw. Boys, take care of yourselves. Before you can't. I lost three close family members […]

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My Kid Just Farted… #57

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5yo son: “Daddy, did you just fart!?” Me: “No, I didn’t.” Son: “THAT’S BECAUSE I DID! HAHAHAHAHAHA!” Me and my son, Lucas (2015) He’s become a fart whisperer. Or shouterer. He’s obsessed. I can’t really blame him. Personally, I can on occasion be like Willy Honka’s Flatulate Factory. But I know it’s my fault, I […]

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“Swimming” : Convos With My 4-Year-Old

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If you’ve known how to swim for a long while it can be hard to remember what it was like when you first learned. For a little kid, even fully armored up like the Stay Puf’t Marshmallow Man with weird-feeling floaties, the giant bathtub that a pool is can be ominous. Being told that they’re […]

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My Wife Just Said… #194

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“I feel sad for all the babies out there who don’t have mamas or dadas to soothe them when they’re sick. And I feel grateful I’m able to do that for ours… And I need sleep.” -Avara   The flu hit us, the whole family, pretty hard over the last 3-4 days. I rang in the […]

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“Let It Go” with Phonetically Accurate Lyrics

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Anyone who can read sheet music probably doesn’t need a guide to properly sing Let It Go from Frozen, but since the majority of us can’t sing our way out of a box… that’s open, and on fire… these simple, phonetically accurate lyrics and tips for screaming along may help you or your kid in […]

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