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“Electricity” : Convos With My 2-Year-Old

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

Explaining danger to your kid can be kind of hair raising for parents, but if it’s someone else who’s doing the explaining, it can be pretty flippin’ funny. We’re big fans of stick figure signs here at HowToBeADad.com, so this is especially priceless. Enjoy! Subscribe to ConvosWith2YrOld to follow the series. (Liking, favoriting and commenting […]

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Alternative Diets for Parents

Posted by on July 3rd, 2014, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

The biggest problem with food is that it’s delicious and available. So, wouldn’t the overarching concept behind an effective diet be to reduce the amount of food available or to suppress the desire for it, or simply remove its deliciousness? Maybe not, but whatever, right?! If you choose the Kid-Made Diet, you’ll have no problem […]

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My Wife and Kid Just Said… #167

Posted by on July 1st, 2014, under "MY KID JUST SAID...", "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

Wife: “No, I don’t have a penis. I have a vagina.”   Son: “A bagina? Where does the pee come out???”   Wife: “There’s a… hole.”   Son: “In you butt?”   Wife: “No, the front… The fluffy part.”   Listening to my wife, Lizze, and my youngest son Lucas (5yo), I wanted to laugh […]

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Infomercial Parenting Style

Posted by on June 26th, 2014, under NOTEBOOK

There are all kinds of parenting styles that have been given clever little labels and been written about thoroughly out there. There’s an even greater word-count online in the debates and commentary about which one’s are the happy-go-bestest and which ones will lead to a child’s utter and total dysfunction, derangement and probably even super […]

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Kitten vs. Baby

Posted by on June 24th, 2014, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

[ click the image to enlarge ]   Ahhhhhh, babies and kitties. Not only are they more alike than anyone might have previously thought (or not even cared to think about), they share another deep commonality: they’re everywhere! Well, on the interwebs, at least and for sure. Did you know that it’s now been scientific-ish-ly […]

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Feeling Old vs. Being Old

Posted by on June 20th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Kids these days. When I was a kid, actually old people didn’t really complain about being actually old. Though, they might have occasionally moan-bragged about how tough they had it when they were whippersnappers. Subscribe to CollegeHumor (Liking, favoriting and commenting helps videos on YouTube, so go nuts.)   I think I can see it […]

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My Wife Just Texted??? #165

Posted by on June 16th, 2014, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

There are the occasional times when we leave our phones unattended and unlocked. I’m not referring to myself here, since people have joked that my iPhone and earbuds are part of my body’s anatomy, but for other people it happens from time to time. Of those times, mischievous people sometimes get a hold of them. […]

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Kid’s Day – Scrabble Scribble #8

Posted by on June 13th, 2014, under SNAPSHOTS

  It makes sense when you think about it from a kid’s perspective: there’s a Mother’s Day and a Father’s Day, so why not a Kid’s Day, right? Totally right, if it weren’t for all of the wrongness that comes from the fact that we parents spend every single one of our days slaving to […]

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Saying “I Love You” at TWO-MONTHS-OLD???

Posted by on June 12th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

I’ve never really paid much attention to all of the average times, sizes, weights and milestone whatnots of parenting, but this amazing. The first time a dad hears his child says the words “I love you” is priceless, but this is made extraordinary by how early it happened! Or maybe it was all just hiccups. […]

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Going to the Bathroom Like a Ninja

Posted by on June 10th, 2014, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Going to the bathroom with a youngling is never the wisest decision, but the functions of your body and the circumstances of life are just as much never concerned with things like wisdom or decision. Especially after you drink several pots of tea or coffee. So, the cruel fates of parenthood may place you in […]

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