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Baby Sleep Positions

Baby Sleep Positions: 11-20

Posted by on December 11th, 2018, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, NOTEBOOK

[ click the image to enlarge ] The term “co-sleeping” is an odd one, because it implies that sleep is actually happening. When the topic of the baby sleeping in the grown-up bed comes up, some parents or not-yet-parents will sneer and growl, “NEVER!” That’s their choice, to not co-sleep, or to be a jerk […]

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Baby Sleep Positions: “The Deflector Shield”

Posted by on January 22nd, 2015, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

A shield is up! RED ALERT! Evasive maneuvers! All hand to battle stations! (Sorry for that.) You see, once a mother ship does fire a new little cosmonaut out of her launch bay, I’m afraid a deflector shield is now quite operational. And will be for a what can seem like lightyears. In space, no […]

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Baby Sleep Positions: “The Biohazard”

Posted by on December 3rd, 2014, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

  People with a little baby are never “awake” or “asleep” in the black-and-white senses of the words. Parents exist in the gray area between. The varying degrees of “trying to sleep” and “fighting to stay awake.” You’re always on call. Waiting. Ready to respond. It’s very late. You’re asleep, or wrestling the ninja crocodile […]

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Baby Sleep Positions: “The Junkyard”

Posted by on October 10th, 2014, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

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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Baby Sleep Positions: “Roll-On Deodorant”

Posted by on December 16th, 2013, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

[ click the image to enlarge ] Even non-parents who hold babies like they were ticking bombs will admit that the little wiggly jigglies smell like fresh-baked rainbows. But any fragrance can be made into a funk-grance with the wrong additives. I think the poet Keats once wrote, “Even a flower’s sweetest whiff wilts in […]

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Bathroom Reading

Posted by on November 15th, 2013, under NOTEBOOK

Remember that time we published a book and went crazy spamming you about how awesome it was? Wasn’t that a blast? Well, Reader’s Digest thought it was pretty cool so they decided to do a little piece about our book! Go pick up this month’s issue on stands (December), they show a couple of positions. […]

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Baby Sleep Positions: “The Petting Zoo”

Posted by on March 12th, 2013, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

  Yeah. It’s actually a book now. Yeah. We pretty much can’t believe it either.   Here’s a sneak peak at one of the new Baby Sleep Positions from our book, The Guide to Baby Sleep Positions. Get the book for all new illustrations and some survival tips for co-sleeping!   Maybe you had “kids” […]

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Baby Sleep Positions (1-10)

Posted by on May 8th, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

[ click the image to enlarge ] Co-sleeping with your baby can be one of the greatest joys or torments of parenting. It’s not for everyone, but for those who have… Which of these have you experienced? If you’ve co-slept with your baby in bed for more than a day, the better question might be: […]

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Baby Sleep Positions: “The Pillow Fort”

Posted by on March 15th, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Early along in the amazing magical spell I like to call my marriage to Lizzie, I walked into our bedroom and my eyes went very wide, like O_O type of wide, to take in all the horror at once, as if ripping a band-aid off my mind. So it might hurt less. My lovely wife […]

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Baby Sleep Positions: “The Roundhouse Kick”

Posted by on February 1st, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

  The nighttime abuse we take as parents is a testament to how much we love heading to bed with the baby on board. Co-sleeping is special or at least necessary for some, but a lot of people don’t know that it can also occasionally be a good way to get a bloody nose or […]

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