How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad


6 Things I Want My Son To Know

Posted by on October 6th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

Yesterday was my son’s 6th birthday. Certain things about his arrival in this world are starting to get foggy, and others are clearer than ever. But it makes me want to write down EVERYTHING I can so don’t forget. So, I posted a little list of things I want him to remember. Don’t let me […]

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My Wife Just Said… #197

Posted by on January 26th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

[ To our 5yo son ] “It is Daddy’s birthday today, but no he’s not turning 10. Well… it just seems like he’s 10 years old.” -Elizabeth   It’s my vaginal-launch anniversary today. However, since Monday isn’t the most convenient day to celebrate a birthday or… well, anything… I spent the past weekend having various […]

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“The Day After Tomorrow” : Convos With My 2-Year-Old

Posted by on May 23rd, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Unless you’re clever, by the time you’re done explaining how long it will be before it’s your kid’s birthday it will have taken so long it will actually be their birthday. For a deeper insight, here’s the kid definition for “tomorrow.” Subscribe to ConvosWith2YrOld to follow the series. (Liking, favoriting and commenting helps videos on […]

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A Few Things I Want for my Birthday

Posted by on May 6th, 2014, under NOTEBOOK

Hey Everyone, It’s my birthday today and since I’m feeling supermegafugging selfish, I thought I would make today’s post all about me. Why? Because I said so. Because it’s my birthday. Deal with it. Today I wanted to ask you guys for a few things. And since it’s my birthday, you’ll listen. Right? ITEM #1: […]

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Parent Service Announcement: Clowns

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

Most everyone is familiar with Public Service Announcements (PSAs). Back in the ’50s they taught useful things like ducking down and covering your head with your arms to ensure survival from an atomic blast, or that women are a distracting and deadly menace to the workplace… um… okay, those were probably horrifically misleading, but later […]

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Birthday Boy Version 4.0

Posted by on October 4th, 2013, under SNAPSHOTS

Dear Finn, Tomorrow is your 4th birthday. You’ll be 126,182,881 seconds old and, as such, you deserve a prize for dealing with the stupidity of people older than you, listening more to me and your mom, and learning to have fun in the most obscure ways I’ve ever seen. You have grown these past twelve […]

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Happy Auld Lang Birthday, Charlie!

Posted by on May 6th, 2013, under VIDEOTAPE

For my cyborg genius partner, Charlie, a little Birthday sing along Andy-Herald-style this weekend with a festival crowd of writer friends at the Mom 2.0 Summit. Happy Birthday, Charlie! -Andy  

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Birthday Boy Version 3.0

Posted by on October 4th, 2012, under SNAPSHOTS

Dear Finn, Today is your 3rd birthday. You’re now 94,694,400 seconds old and, as such, you deserve to be applauded for putting up with the stupidity of adults, and monotony of a more routinized life. As part of my annual tribute to your radness, here are 16 photos from each three-month quarter of your life. […]

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Happy Birthday, Mom!

Posted by on April 27th, 2012, under NOTEBOOK

Today is my mother’s birthday. She has put up with a lot between raising me and my brother. I would love it if you left a comment wishing her a happy birthday, but also, tell her what your mother means to you. Then, if you feel like sharing this post around it will make me […]

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It’s A Wonderful Bloglife

Posted by on April 1st, 2012, under NOTEBOOK

Ed. Note: This cake didn’t last long. It exploded all over us, like our April Fool’s joke did. April Fools. That’s what we are. It’s our website’s birthday/anniversary today. We agreed a year ago when we launched that we would do an April Fool’s joke, but the joke’s on us. We hope the video below […]

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