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10 Christmas Comics from a Parent’s Perspective

Posted by on December 2nd, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

Let’s face it. Christmas is mostly for the kids. It certainly is if you judge it by the utter hell parents put themselves through to make it special for the little, giggling present-shakers. Let’s enjoy these 10 Fowl Language Comics by Brian Gordon for a cartooned view of some of the things parents go through. […]

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My Wife Just Said… #245

Posted by on December 28th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

[Whispering] “I’m so sorry. He said he reeeeeally wanted Monopoly.” –Elizabeth   She said this after he tore off the wrapping paper and gasped with joy. I mouthed, “You owe me.” We both totally knew that I was the one who was going to be playing it with him. And by playing it with him, […]

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Crazy Christmas Toy Crazes

Posted by on December 25th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

Now that most of us have unwrapped some gifts, I thought it might be nice to take a walk down memory lane. I’m always fascinated by which toy becomes THE thing to have during the holidays. What makes a toy so undeniably cool that everyone’s parents are scrambling (not unlike Arnold Schwarzenegger in Jingle All […]

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Merry Squeeeeeeeemas Eve!

Posted by on December 24th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

It’s Christmas Eve. Every year, on the day before the big day, I like to take a moment to open up my mind, in some pretend telepathy of sorts, and think about the hundreds of millions of kids out there who are positively vibrating with excitement and anticipation. Whether they still believe in Santa or […]

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A Little Boy’s Very Cute First Time as Santa

Posted by on December 17th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK, VIDEOTAPE

I partnered up with Target to share this adorable new chapter in my son’s Christmas experiences.   My little son is 6 and a half now, and he’s really starting to get how the whole gift giving thing works. Beyond receiving as many of them as he possibly can. He’s in that vague place between […]

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Christmas Before, During & After (3 Comics)

Posted by on December 8th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

When we found out the truth about Santa as kids, we could never have imagined how much work it would be to become jolly ol’ St. Nick once we had kids of our own. Christmas changes for parents. It becomes about other people, little ones and loved ones. For ourselves, we come to happily settle […]

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Dad Jokes Hall of Shame – HOLIDAY EDITION

Posted by on December 2nd, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

A lot of you seemed to love/hate my first post of the Dad Jokes Hall of Shame, and since ’tis the season for family getting together and experiencing tons of second-hand embarrassment from cringe-worthy dad jokes, I figured I’d give it another shot. Don’t worry. No needles for this second dose! Har har har. I’ll […]

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Super Merrio Christmas!

Posted by on December 25th, 2014, under SNAPSHOTS

It’sa me, Mario Clausa! Not really, just us dads, Andy and Charlie. Have a Super Merrio Christmas, everyone!   Also look out for this art as a t-shirt possibly for sale in 2015, either by us or by the shameless parasitic thieves out there! 😉   – You’ve Got More Presents Our Christmas giving doesn’t […]

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JINGLEBOOK – The Social Network for Christmas

Posted by on December 23rd, 2014, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

Christmas and Facebook are each forces to be reckoned with, but added together? That’s something you shouldn’t reckon with a ten foot pole probably.* * the North Pole is not ten feet long and also does not actually physically exist. It’s an abstract concept given to a general geographical location.   But seriously (except not […]

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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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