How to Be a Dad

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You Can Lead a Kid to a Meal… HAH! (3 Comics)

Posted by on February 4th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

…But you can’t make them eat. Admittedly some parents get a little too obsessive in one way or another about their kids nutrition, but even for laid back parents, it can be absomotherf*ckinglutely infuriating! [Sigh] I’m calm, I’m calm. Happy place. Deep breaths. Let’s laugh away the pain with these 3 Fowl Language Comics from […]

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Baby’s First Bacon

Posted by on December 29th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

Apologies now to my vegetarian friends, but I think we can all agree that there are similar foods that produce the same effect for you… Listen, we try to eat healthy in our house, and only introduce new foods with our kids when they’re ready, but there are many who would gladly give their kids […]

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A Guide to the Outrageous Obstacles of Feeding Young Kids

Posted by on November 17th, 2015, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Annie’s Homegrown partnered with us to bring this Instructional Diagram to life. So we could just all stare in confused fascination at some of the challenges in the mind-bending obstacle course parents face in getting food in their kids’ faces.   You don’t need to train your kids to breathe. So you’d kind of think, […]

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My Wife Just Said… #231

Posted by on September 21st, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“I don’t have the shopping done for dinner, so we’ve got two options: 1) we can go out to a restaurant, or 2) we can order delivery. But there’s no way I’m going out with my hair like this, so… what would you like to order for delivery?” –Elizabeth I love how seriously she takes […]

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My Wife Just Said… #226

Posted by on August 17th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“This is yogurt. You should see his joy when it’s .” -Avara   My wife sent me images as this mess progressed. It started easily and sort of timid. Then it progressed into a full-blown fist fight with a spoon and a cup of yogurt. You could almost imagine someone insulted his mother and my little […]

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You Don’t Have to Cook S’mores Like a Caveman

Posted by on August 10th, 2015, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

You may have already realized, we’re not cavemen anymore. We’ve come a long way from rubbing sticks together spastically or throwing bones into the air like we just don’t care. We’ve got apps for that. What you may not have realized, is that we no longer need to cruelly limit ourselves to the rare times […]

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Family Dinner – Fowl Language Comics

Posted by on July 6th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

Fowl Language Comics   I really don’t understand this whole “raising children” thing. I use the “air quotes” because it feels like my version of parenting is false and just wrong. My older son is a VERY picky eater and the subject of fruits and vegetables is so contentious that I am almost at the […]

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My Wife Just Said… #214

Posted by on May 26th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Not really sure I have it in me to deal with faulty cinnamon rolls before my morning caffeine.” -Avara   My wife and I have been on a strict diet for the past two weeks. There isn’t much worse than having to prepare delicious, carbtastic foods for your kids. And my wife likes to give our […]

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Baby Food Bullying

Posted by on May 20th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

We’re bummed out. A rad company is being bullied in the media with sensationalistic finger-pointing and it’s starting to remind us of a toddler screaming at a cool toy for no reason. Let us be crystal clear. We’ve been working with Plum Organics to start an online convo about the honest, unfiltered moments of parenting. […]

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Kid Definishons: “Pesketti an Meapbals”

Posted by on February 13th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

As his dad, I want my son to become very intelligent, but also as his dad, I won’t really mind if he always calls it pesketti an meapbals. One by one, though, the rough edges of our kids’ cute mispronunciations are sanded down and buffed into the smooth shapes they’re supposed to be. Bwankie becomes […]

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