How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad


Brilliant Life Truths on Sticky Notes

Posted by on November 10th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

Aside from having a pretty majestic beard, Chaz Hutton (Insta-Chaz), is apparently the world’s first sticky note lifestyle guru. With his pen and his genius he diagrams and charts out the truths and how-tos of adult life on a single yellow sticky note. Well, lots of them, but like… one at a time. Here’s a […]

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An Alphabet According to Kids

Posted by on March 20th, 2014, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Books and learning products for toddlers and kids can easily give one the idea that our children are being groomed for a future in farming or a jungle expedition. Some of the things chosen to represent the alphabet can be a little random and a lot a bit irrelevant. If you were learning a new […]

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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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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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How Kids Actually Wash Their Hands

Posted by on September 7th, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

  There’s a whole vast world of supposed-to’s; the proper ways to do things. Just so you know, children don’t tend to be very willing residents in this supposed-to world. When you’re trying to instruct them in the ways of this world, quite often they’re just going to apply some whatever-the-heck-they-want-or-happens-to-pop-into-their-little-heads liberally, and maybe add […]

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Teaching a Kid How to Tie Their Shoes

Posted by on July 11th, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Teaching our kids how to do stuff is our job as parents. It can be difficult. Drinking our own urine can seem preferable at times. One of the hardest parts of teaching kids anything is watching them do it wrong. Over and over and over and over. Some parent’s cannot even do it; they swoop […]

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The All-Parent, All-Kid Airplane

Posted by on July 6th, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

[ click the image to enlarge ] This is not an illustration of a children’s toy, it’s a concept for an actual airplane. A plane that every airline should have in its fleet, juuuuuuust in case. What if it happened? A flight that consisted of 100% parents with their babies or kids. Theoretically it HAS […]

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The 5 Stages of Teething, An Illustrated Guide

Posted by on June 20th, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

    Teething is a part of becoming a parent that a lot people dread to one degree or another. Us parents who have made it through the Stages of Teething, know that the people who don’t dread it are either certifiably naive or very drunk. But one can only stay naive and drunk for […]

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Breastfeeding Debate Multiplication Chart

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

  [ click the image to enlarge ] Maybe the debate scores on this chart will help people to gauge how crazy the conversation at the group picnic is going to get when breastfeeding comes up. Maybe not. Maybe it’ll only be useful to news channels and magazine editors interested in maximizing the number of […]

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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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