How to Be a Dad

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Alternative Diets for Parents

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

The biggest problem with food is that it’s delicious and available. So, wouldn’t the overarching concept behind an effective diet be to reduce the amount of food available or to suppress the desire for it, or simply remove its deliciousness? Maybe not, but whatever, right?! If you choose the Kid-Made Diet, you’ll have no problem […]

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Trying Bacon – Scrabble Scribble #4

Posted by on January 29th, 2014, under SNAPSHOTS

  Maybe kids just KNOW what they’ll like and what they won’t. Like they’re psychic or can tell the future. Maybe I’m just suggesting these supernatural things because I don’t want to admit the truth. It really just seems like ANY new suggestion sounds, to a kid, like it will be the most awful thing […]

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My Wife Just Said… #139

Posted by on December 19th, 2013, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“What am I making for dinner tonight? Reservations.” -Elizabeth   When a single day feels like a week, it’s like you’ve practically earned the right to not cook six times over, right? In these cases, it’s really just best for everyone’s health if the chef’s special for dinner is takeout or reservations at a restaurant. […]

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My Kid Just Said… #34

Posted by on November 28th, 2013, under "MY KID JUST SAID..."

“Dis dinner tastes wike horse.” -Lucas (2013, 4 years old)   It was an insult so innocent and random that it wasn’t at all insulting; if it even was intended as a complaint. He made it sound like it was a positive thing. Unfortunately for my wife, our laughter was loud and long enough that […]

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“Dinner Time” : Convos With My 2 Year Old

Posted by on September 25th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

So basically these guys are either psychic or they have been hiding in the bushes outside my house. And yours. And every parents’ house. It’s dinner time, people. Get ready to watch something you’ve seen a thousand times before, but never seen quite this way. Subscribe to ConvosWith2YrOld to follow the series. (Liking, favoriting and […]

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The Pickiest Eaters in the History of Ever

Posted by on August 2nd, 2013, under SNAPSHOTS

Kids are like a test. One that you can’t really pass. You just sort of go through it chewing on your pencil, sweat beading on your forehead. You’re looking around at the other students (parents) and seeing if you can’t catch a glimpse at their answers. But then you see their foreheads glistening with the […]

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Adults Eating Like Babies (Photographic Evidence)

Posted by on June 25th, 2013, under SNAPSHOTS

We’ve all been tempted to do it. That plate of squooshy food, staring up at you. Begging you to do it… “Squoosh me all over your face!” –Food Imagine if you did. If you just let go. And squooshed. Everywhere! Setting down silverware and giving in to the irresistable tractor beam of the glorious squooshiness […]

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My Wife Just Said… #106

Posted by on April 18th, 2013, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“It’s not my fault. Potato chips are addicted to me, I’m not addicted to them.” [Crunch] -Elizabeth   – Previous “My Wife Just Said…”There’s lost and then there’s lost-lost. Know the difference.   Follow us on Facebook. It’s the best way to stay connected to us.

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Would You Like Some Cream Filling with Your Cream Filling?

Posted by on March 8th, 2013, under SNAPSHOTS

Some people like the cream; some the cookie. Some twist and make like an amorous beaver on the inside before making their mouth into a black hole that devours the Starship Cookie in a single bite. We’ve all got our methods and preferences for eating yummy stuff. Oreos, peanut butter cups, lollipops, milk duds, you […]

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The DON’Ts of Waiting on Tables of Families

Posted by on February 22nd, 2013, under NOTEBOOK

There is an art to waiting tables. It is a dying art. It’s certainly a really a hard job, but there are tricks to it. To make it not be so awful. Everyone knows it must be a gruesome task to wait on tables that contain kids, but I’m a parent, so I’m not writing […]

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