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The Five-Year-Old And A New Heart

Posted by on March 9th, 2017, under VIDEOTAPE

You don’t need to have kids to know what it means to save a life. But watching the possibility of this boy’s life being saved? It’s almost incomprehensibly precious. Get your tissues ready. Meet Ari. After waiting 211 days for a new heart t Boston Children’s Hospital, the call came. The sacrifice necessary to make […]

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31 Marvel Heroes Grow Mustaches For Movember

Posted by on November 3rd, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

Eleven years ago, I lost my father to cancer. In just a three-year period I lost him and two of my grandparents to that coward with a capital C. About five years ago, I participated in my first Movember. For those that don’t know, Movember is a charity that devoted to raising funds and awareness […]

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Awkwardness on Full Display

Posted by on August 29th, 2016, under NOTEBOOK

This post is sponsored by Cetaphil. A photo posted by Whit Honea (@whithonea) on Aug 3, 2016 at 8:34pm PDT A couple weeks ago, bloggers converged on Los Angeles carrying their laptops and devices to attend a huge convention. These conventions are always a time to come together and share information, to commune without judgment […]

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My Wife Just Sniffed… #279

Posted by on August 22nd, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

I’m not sure if all the organic food my family buys seems to go bad faster than non-organic because it actually does or because of the demonic laughter I can hear taunting me from the empty void in my bank account. Whatever the case may be, my wife is a little bit very extremely cautious […]

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When Skin Attacks!

Posted by on August 3rd, 2016, under NOTEBOOK

This post is sponsored by Cetaphil. This is the best pyramid scheme. Circus performances coming soon. A photo posted by Charlie Capen (@charliecapen) on Aug 2, 2014 at 5:11pm PDT Taking care of yourself, after you become a parent, can be super difficult. You have tiny people relying on you for everything. So, relying on […]

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Operation: Keep the Kids Alive (5 Comics)

Posted by on April 14th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

You think it’d be easy, right? That whole “keeping your kids alive and well” thing. All living things are supposed to have a survival instinct. Kids don’t pay much attention to the concept of “supposed to,” though. Things like electrical sockets, oven knobs, bathroom urinal cakes and rain dances in the nude seem vastly more […]

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One Less Worry For Parents

Posted by on September 1st, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

Worrying about our kids is practically encoded in us. Some of us worry more than others, but there’s always something that nags at any parent. Even if it’s not logical. Like what if our kids chose Kanye West as their ultimate hero? The stuff of nightmares. Well, today, we’re doing something we’ve never done before. […]

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Types of Parent Heart Conditions

Posted by on March 6th, 2014, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

  SURGEON GENERAL’S WARNING Becoming a parent or experiencing prolonged exposure to babies and children may cause a variety of pleasurable and undesirable heart episodes.   Kids don’t make you feel anything you haven’t felt before. Delude yourself all you want, but they just don’t. However, they can act like emotional lenses, sharpening and intensifying […]

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“Doctor” : Convos With My 2-Year-Old

Posted by on December 5th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Most physicians will say things like, “tell me if this hurts.” Kids will tell you when to say it hurts and when to say it doesn’t hurt. Whether it does or not in actuality. They know best when they’re trying to fix you. So, shush your face. I think kids are generally sweet-natured, but throw […]

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