How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

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Rad/Bad Stuff: KILLING FRIGGIN’ BUGS Edition

Posted by on September 16th, 2014, under NOTEBOOK

I’m outdoorsish. I’m not like Bear Grylls or the Crocodile Hunter though, so I can’t whistle casually while a fly drinks moisture from my eyeballs. Though maybe I could do a shot of my own urine if I was paid enough, but let’s move on. This spring and summer I’ve been tormented by flying insuckts, […]

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The Swiss Parenting Tool

Posted by on August 5th, 2014, under EQUIPMENT, INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

Be prepared is the Boy Scouts’ motto. And, though this applies well to parenting, the Boy Scout handbook doesn’t have a lot to say about having a baby, but, like the wilds of Nature, when the test of your survival fitness begins, Parenthood doesn’t care how prepared you are. Nature doesn’t forgive you for not […]

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What if Apple made baby products?

Posted by on February 12th, 2014, under EQUIPMENT, SNAPSHOTS

Apple would do a great job making baby products. Heck, some babies are already so familiar with iPads, iPhones and iPods that they’ll try to swipe pictures in books and magazines to change them. People generally love the understated minimalism of their style and the overstated maximalism of their features. Attractive attributes to anyone, but […]

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#Lairing My Boys’ Bedrooms

Posted by on December 11th, 2013, under EQUIPMENT, NOTEBOOK

We were so unprepared before Finn’s birth. His room was in disarray and we were in the middle of packing the hospital bag when vaj-agra falls happened. In less than fours hours, we had a baby boy in our arms. This time I wanted to buy all of the things, not just to be ready […]

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15 Days of Christmas Junk! Day #3

Posted by on December 5th, 2012, under EQUIPMENT

If you have an item you think is rad, GO HERE and email us about it. A Flying F**K This post requires some delicate, smart language. Unfortunately, I had none to begin with. Sometimes, we have a crappy day. Or maybe you know someone whose crappy day should be taken less seriously. Well, be it […]

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The Black Hole Zone of Cribs, Car Seats & Stollers

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

[ click the image to enlarge ] Before you have kids, it doesn’t seem possible you could lose much in a crib, car seat or stroller. They’re just a frame with bars and a frilly mattress, a cushioned bucket with a test-pilot’s buckling system and an over-sized folding chair on wheels covered by fabric. None […]

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