How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

Finding Yourself

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When you have a child there is a unique, physical connection that is almost impossible to put into words. Whether you’ve even met your baby or not, it’s there. In the air. In the ether. Somehow we feel it. And they feel us. But just how much? Though this video is an ad, it’s got […]

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My Wife Just Said… #209

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“To kids, everything is allowed until someone says it’s not allowed.” [to our son] “Hey, honey! That’s not allowed.” -Elizabeth   As parent’s we’re the “supposed to” and “not allowed” police for our kids. They don’t tend to see or care about the bad in a lot of ideas they have. Whacking a bush full […]

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Every Reaction to the New Star Wars Trailer

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Our childhoods came crashing down on us yesterday when the trailer for the new Star Wars film came out. I literally screamed out like a kid in front of coworkers in a meeting. I couldn’t help myself. After the painful trauma of the second set of three films (cue Jar Jar Binks falling off a […]

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Cartoon Pets IN REAL LIFE

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like if the pets in cartoons were actually real animals? Stop wondering. Kyle Bradley answers some of this with brilliant illustrations by Angelica Bamundo on College Humor.   Garfield Yeeeeeeah. Italian food is delizioso, but maybe it isn’t really a sensible pet food.   Tom and Jerry […]

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Maximumble: Hot Tails

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  Sometimes, we tell our kids things for the sake of humor or because we don’t know. It’s kind of fun to re-imagine things and tell a story to our kids. But I’ve had it backfire on me. My brother, for example, tells me that I told him a story growing up about mayonnaise. Apparently, […]

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Children’s Books Gone Terribly Terribly Wrong

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Reading to your kids, you occasionally run across something in a children’s book that raises your adult eyebrows. And, strolling through a bookstore, you may happen upon a title (or its entire contents) that gets your head tilt on, mentally or audibly making you ask yourself, “What on earth were they thinking?!” Sure, some of […]

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My Wife Just Said… #208

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“Not sure he’ll make it to 42, but he is a pretty creative guy❤️ P.S. MOST of those things are inappropriate.” -Avara   It was my wife’s birthday last week, our anniversary, a big work deadline, Easter Sunday and two plane trips. I didn’t realize how much “flying by the seat of your pants” would happen […]

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18 Images of Adults as Kids

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Kids can’t seem to wait to get all growed up, but a lot of “growed ups” seem to pine for the bright shiny object of yesteryouth, when a driver’s license and our own place doesn’t seem as captivating as a tricycle and pillow fort once did. There are grown children, however, that were able cheat […]

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How I Feel Right Now

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This is how I’m feeling today, waiting for the weekend to start… Anyone else with me? Is it really ONLY THURSDAY?!?! BLERBURUUBUBUGGLRLE. Also, this is how I will be speaking to people until it is, in fact, the weekend. So there, WORLD!

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My Kid Just Drew… #59

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5yo son: “I drew Mr. Poo and Mr. Fart.” Me: “Haha! Are they friends?” Son: “Of course they are!” [eye roll] —me and my son, Lucas (2015) Some things are so obvious, you’re just begging for an eye roll when you ask, or even dare to raise an inquisitive eyebrow. I guess I really should […]

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