How to Be a Dad

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20 Happy Little Painted Baby Bumps

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A completely blank sheet of paper in front of a kid seems to beg to be dashed and scribbled on with a crayon. The freshly wave-smoothed sand of a beach beckons to someone holding a good pointy stick. A new, pure white subway train totally hollahs at a tagger with a full can of spray […]

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My Wife Just Said… #182

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“I guess I should be flattered my toddler thinks I can pull off one of these slutty superhero costumes.” -Avara   Loading I guess I should be flattered my toddler thinks I can pull off one of these slutty superhero costumes. View on Instagram Priorities change when you become a parent. And not only that, your […]

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Baby Sleep Positions: “The Junkyard”

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From the beginning of parenting, sleep becomes a bit of a half-remembered dream, one that you daydream about while staring vacantly at a wall as you overfill a coffee cup. Everyone with mini humans knows this, but there’s also a point in the condition known as parenthood when the toy infestation begins. At first it’s […]

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This Baby Loves Water More Than Anything You’ve Ever Loved

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Watching your baby do something for the first time is quite magical. If the baby enjoys it, it’s extra special. As they grow into full-fledged humans with preferences and tastes is a wonderful journey. Sure, sometimes it can be hell. Why won’t they eat the food you prepared? What’s the deal with ketchup on everything? […]

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Gifspirational Posters (Honest Ones for Parents)

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When you’re a parent, the already daunting road of Life can seem hard enough to travel without having to drag along flailing kids and all the gear that comes with them. We could all use a little inspiration from time to time. Besides coffee. Inspirational quotes by famous figures, and nuggets of wisdom from smart […]

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This Is What’s Wrong With You, Parents

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We’re working on figuring out next year’s prospective kindergarten matriculation for Finnegan right now. It’s a little insane. Between the level of competition and the hum of feverish parents meeting on tours, I feel like we’re in some wavelength of college applications already. He’s such a fantastic boy and has so many wonderful qualities that […]

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My Wife Just Said… #181

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“Um… What WAS I saying? Ugh. I don’t even remember, I think all of my brain is leaking out into my pad.” -Elizabeth   It’s over 9000° out in sun-stroked California right now. High heat and dehydration make me pretty brainless. It’s as if I’m sweating out my IQ points. Maybe this will result in […]

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Fatherhood Fridays, #13: Party TIME

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It’s been a crazy week, and I think we all need a break. Today, I want you to sit back, relax and click on a few things if they look interesting to you. Let the games begin! Kids Are Easily Excited (NSFW) W is for Wookiee (WANT THIS) You can buy it here (and a […]

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Types of Boogers (A Cartoonized Guide)

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When we’re younger, we’re nearly always poorly educated about boogers. It’s obvious kids are fascinated by them, but parents and adults don’t tend to go much beyond “stop that” and “oh god gross” and “get that out of your mouth!” when it comes to the subject. Kids are typically left to explore the two tunnels […]

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Searching For Dick Van Dyke

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About a year ago, I got the chance to visit a cool movie set. My goal? Searching for the elusive, mythical Dick Van Dyke. He’s a creature of great comedy and gravitas, but I’d never seen him in the flesh. This is bucket list material for me. So, with the help of Walt Disney Studios, […]

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