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The Diaper Changing Warzone

Posted by on November 18th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

That first poop-filled diaper. It’s a doozy. It’s like a poop mitzvah. It separates the pros from the amateurs. I remember mine well. I feel like an aid worker on the beaches of Florida after the BP oil spill if the oil had been shot out of a human butt cannon. Those are magical times. […]

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14 Years in Four Minutes

Posted by on November 14th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

I saw Interstellar last weekend with Avara. Let’s just say it was a parade of feels and angst. The movie, without giving anything away, deals with some pretty intense concepts when it comes to space and time. And no, not in a Doc Emmett Brown 1.21 JIGGAWATTs kind of way. It’s stayed with me. The […]

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BREAKING: Two Grown Men Act Like Children

Posted by on November 4th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

I love when people come to this site for the first time. I wonder what they’re expecting when they step foot on the Dagobah-like grounds of HTBAD. What were they looking for exactly? How did they find us? Did they think we could help? If anything is certain, it’s that nothing is certain in parenting. […]

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The Most Advanced Halloween Costume Ever

Posted by on October 31st, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Sometimes I wish I had more definable skills when it came to crafts. Specifically, I wish I could make better costumes and props for my kids. I love playing with my boys, and Halloween is my favorite holiday. My costumes are usually “meh” unless I have help. I suck at it. So, I get to […]

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5 Ducktales Videos You Have to See

Posted by on September 9th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, NOTEBOOK

I grew up with Ducktales in my house. In case you’ve been living under a rock, blocked out your childhood or otherwise forgotten the majesty of Ducktales, here is the main theme song to jog your memory: So, now with that firmly in mind here are four other videos that will make your Ducktales day, […]

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Your Weekly Cute: It’s A Rocketship!

Posted by on August 25th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Oh my goodness. OH MY GOODNESS. THIS VIDEO IS ALL THE CUTE. I mean I thought I got giddy about NASA and space exploration and interstellar stuff, but this? “ISSAWOCKETSHIIIIIIIIP!” doesn’t even begin to describe the awesome. Check it out. Your cute for the whole week in one small dose. It’s like alcohol. A little […]

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Operating Heavy Machinery while under the Influence of Childhood

Posted by on November 1st, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

So, we come across a lot of wild stuff on the Internet. We’re basically always online looking for inspiration, entertainment and cataloguing the crazy of the web. Some stuff we share with you and some we don’t. This one? I just don’t even know where to start. Check it out… Should this be happening? Is […]

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My Little Pony Toy Store Extortion

Posted by on September 26th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

My son has said some real doozies to me in the heat of the moment. A couple of times, I’ve responded by asking him to clarify or revisit what he was saying, but this dad? NAILED IT. Check it out. Worth the watch through the end. Would you have caved? Tell us in the comments!

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We Belong to Them

Posted by on September 24th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Simply titled “Tonight You Belong to Me (Cover) – Me and my 4 y.o.” and with ukulele in hand, this is quite simply my favorite rendition of this song. It really doesn’t get any better than this… You gotta watch out for the fireworks. You never know when they’ll hit. Even in the middle of […]

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Whipped Cream Dragons!

Posted by on September 18th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

WARNING: There are no dragons in this video. But there is activity that you might not want to try at home… These kids are trying liquid nitrogen-frozen whipped cream and it makes them look like they’re dragons. Apparently, liquid nitrogen burns off in the heat of your mouth giving you the appearance of smokey nostrils. […]

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