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Baby Carrying

Bad Product Idea #7: Baby Hjölster

Posted by on February 29th, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

[ click the image to enlarge ] If this was a real product, it wouldn’t just be for the recently-parented couple with a wagon-wheel coffee table and more pairs of boots than shoes (though it’d be mandatory for those). The Baby Hjölster infant holster carrier would be perfect for anyone who was a little bit […]

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“How Not To” Instructional Diagram: Baby Carriers

Posted by on May 10th, 2011, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

  It has been said that “for every way to do something right, there are a thousand ways do it wrong.” Instruction manuals tend to concentrate on how-to’s, but trust us, the ways you can do or use something incorrectly is far more interesting. Whether it’s helpful is really secondary at How To Be A […]

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Dude To Dad: A Birth Story, Part I

Posted by on April 25th, 2011, under NOTEBOOK

I read (or rather my wife reads to me) a mammoth number of birth stories from “mom blogs”. I’ll admit it: I love hearing about how babies are born. I said “born” not “conceived” you sick, sick individual. Each story I read is so cathartic and sometimes gross. But after I’ve read them, I’m left […]

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