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My Kid Just Said… #36

Posted by on December 26th, 2013, under "MY KID JUST SAID..."

“Wisten wisten. Okay. I have an agweement wiv you. Wisten. If I eat one two bites and you build all my toys den we can wets pway and I get a cookie. Okay? Okay!” [Walks away] -Lucas (2013, 4.5 years old)   He sounded like a big league negotiator. There was no room for argument […]

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♫ Coming to Town, Yoda Claus Is ♫

Posted by on December 24th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Brilliance created by: Ralph McQuarrie, who was a visionary conceptual designer and futurist responsible for the look of the original Star Wars trilogy.       ♫ Beware, you must be Sad, you must not be Angry, you must not be Tell you why, I will Coming to town, Yoda Claus is Coming to town, […]

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25 Years of Christmas Morning

Posted by on December 17th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

This dad filmed his kids coming down the stairs on Christmas morning for 25 years. I don’t think I’ve done anything for 25 years straight, except maybe use the restroom and eat like a starving pig. Here are 25 years of Christmas in under three minutes. Enjoy! It warms the heart in that Dickensian way, […]

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My Wife Just Said… #137

Posted by on December 3rd, 2013, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“You’re going to let me buy that cheesy, light-up lawn decoration because you love me. And because the lad loves it.” -Elizabeth   Double whammy. Love can be a very powerful bargaining chip. But the crappiness of some holiday decorations can overwhelm even the most passionate hearts. – Previous “My Wife Just Said…” What bowling […]

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Snowman Building by Child Age

Posted by on December 2nd, 2013, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Babies are really terrible at making stuff. Unless it’s poop or pee, or making us smile and never sleep. So their first snowmen will require quite a bit of parental assembly. Some people wonder why parents do this for their babies (birthdays and snowmen and such), hinting that it’s all really just for the parents. […]

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My Wife Just Said… #92

Posted by on December 31st, 2012, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“You know it was a good Christmas when you discover your underwear have been on inside out all day long. Cheers.” -Avara   Stay safe tonight, everyone! Keep your underwear inside-out. – Previous “My Wife Just Said…” 

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My Kid Just Said… #14

Posted by on December 27th, 2012, under "MY KID JUST SAID..."

[Christmas morning] “Whu’s dat? A pwesent? Fo MEEE??? Whu’s in it?” [1 minute later] “I can’t open da wapping. It keeps wipping. Oh WOOK! TWAINS!!!” [.0001 seconds later] “I wead da ‘stwuctions and you buiwd it, okay, Daddy?” [100 minutes or so later] “It’s not wook wight, Daddy. Hewe ya go. You can have da […]

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Pac-Man Christmas Wishes

Posted by on December 25th, 2012, under SNAPSHOTS

May your holidays be loaded with power pellets, bouncing fruit and joy…sticks? Nom nom nom, Charlie & Andy – Facebook Arcade Game? Imagine what a quarter-gobbling black hole Facebook would be if it were. Instructional Diagrams Learning, minus all the learning, but plus all the fun. 

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My Wife Just Said… #91

Posted by on December 24th, 2012, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“I did one of those purchases. Where it turns out it’s the wrong thing but I just can’t bring myself to tell them so I buy it anyway. So yeah. It was a Christmas album. And yeah, I’ll be returning it later.” -Elizabeth   – Previous “My Wife Just Said…” 

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Christmas Tree Decorating by Child Age

Posted by on December 12th, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Our lives go through a lot of transformations when we have kids. Body, mind and soul. And home. And car. And bank account. You either know this already, or can easily imagine. In the beginning, Baby’s First Christmas can launch holiday excitement into the psychotisphere. “Extra efforts” aren’t made, “extreme measures” are taken. New parents […]

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