How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad


An Antidote for Kids’ Digital Addiction

Posted by on April 23rd, 2020, under NOTEBOOK

( iD Tech sponsored this post, but it’s my opinion that they’re rad all on their own merit. ) Like a lot of kids, my 10-year-old son is extremely addicted to tech (video games, apps, devices OH MY!) often to his mother’s and my dismay. We try to moderate his digital diet while still trying […]

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My Kid Just Said… #45

Posted by on April 18th, 2014, under "MY KID JUST SAID..."

“”Why does she sound like Darth Vader?” -Finn (2014, 4.5 years old)   Children oversimplify things. It’s just what they roll. My son was out with my wife while she ran some errands. A lady came up to them and asked them a question. She must’ve had some previous esophageal cancer or larynx ailment because […]

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Clouds – Scrabble Scribble #1 (a father and son collaboration)

Posted by on September 10th, 2013, under SNAPSHOTS

  I recently discovered some “urban art” my 4yo son made on the side of our house and posted a picture of the two graffitied characters. It sparked an idea. I’d like to think it’s me and my son, except he doesn’t look too thrilled. I’d always wanted to do a comic strip, so the […]

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Safety from Children: Impact Probability Chart

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

It’s a Murphy’s Law of sorts. What can make an impact on a Peril Zone, will… reeeeally hard. Not every time, of course, but that’s what this chart is for, to show you the likelihood of impact, and where. Instances of board-books that weigh as much as a manhole cover making a “direct hit” are […]

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Safety from Children: Baby Carrying Warning

Posted by on September 13th, 2011, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Attention: Kids need love and protection, that’s a given, but we adults do a better job of delivering these things to kids when we are not, ourselves, in danger or excruciating pain. There is a massive amount of information out there for keeping babies and children safe, but there is a gaping vacuum of information […]

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Child Safety: Shopping Cart Warning

Posted by on April 1st, 2011, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Warning: Peril is everywhere. Safety first. Protect your ability to procreate even if you don't have plans to… – Follow Us on Facebook Liking our Facebook Page is the BEST way to stay connected to our madness. Instructional Diagrams You’ll probably be blown away. 

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