How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad


My Kid Just Said… #44

Posted by on April 9th, 2014, under "MY KID JUST SAID..."

“Garwic smewws wike skunk and poop.” -Lucas (2013, 4.5 years old)  I love garlic, but I can understand that it’s a bit showy as far as smells go. The funny thing about my son’s description is that I had to wonder for a sec whether this meant he didn’t like the smell of garlic. Some […]

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My Wife Just Texted… #147

Posted by on February 10th, 2014, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

Sometimes emoticons fail to convey the right message at first; even the more graphical, fancy-schmancy emojis can get lost in trans-emoticons-lation. When it comes down to it though, some fails are so hilarious they’re wins. I can’t judge, though. I’ve never hearted the internet age-old convention of <3 because it always looked like a sideways […]

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My Wife Just Said… #146

Posted by on February 3rd, 2014, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“I think Mother Nature was really pissed off the day she created cilantro, because that stuff tastes like s**t.” -Avara   I enjoy cilantro. My wife does not. These are the trials that test a marriage. You’re charged with keeping the details of your partner’s tastes, habits and desires in your head at all times. Or […]

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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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My Wife Just Said… #124

Posted by on September 4th, 2013, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“We should just name our next kid bacon because he’s gonna be so delicious and yummy. Bacon Capen.” -Avara   Bacon Delicious Capen is the perfect, unique baby name. Just perfect. – Previous “My Wife Just Said…”    Follow us on Facebook. It’s the best way to stay connected to us.

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Baby Size Compared to Junk Food (A More Honest Chart)

Posted by on September 3rd, 2013, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

From the moment the pee on a pregnancy stick says yes, the gleam in his eye met the speck in her tummy, we start the process of wondering how big the little one actually is in there. Through all the weeks, months and trimesters. So, we find fetal size references that make a woman’s belly […]

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My Wife Just Said… #122

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

“Did I really just spend the last five minutes negotiating how many stars Finn gets for each piece of apples he eats? Toddlers are a little crazy, right?” -Avara   The answer is yes, honey. Crazy like a fox. On stimulants and ‘roids. – Previous “My Wife Just Said…”    Follow us on Facebook. It’s the […]

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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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