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Dad Cat Teaches Kittens How to Fight

Posted by on August 8th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

The first rule of cat fight club is you do not talk about cat fight club. But, whatever your feelings are on cats, I had to share this, it’s just too cute. Happy World Cat Day!     Whoa. What’s this now?   No no no. Here lemme show you…   Like this…   Remember […]

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Guess that Movie Line Love Note!

Posted by on February 14th, 2014, under NOTEBOOK

  Romantic movie quotes can make their way into our hearts, woven into the sweet nothings we whisper in each other’s ears – a passionate declaration, a tear-jerking promise, a sweet inside joke – an actor’s lines can become like mottos for our love. Here are some of Cupid’s favorite movie quotes. How many of […]

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My Kid Just Said… #36

Posted by on December 26th, 2013, under "MY KID JUST SAID..."

“Wisten wisten. Okay. I have an agweement wiv you. Wisten. If I eat one two bites and you build all my toys den we can wets pway and I get a cookie. Okay? Okay!” [Walks away] -Lucas (2013, 4.5 years old)   He sounded like a big league negotiator. There was no room for argument […]

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♫ Coming to Town, Yoda Claus Is ♫

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

Brilliance created by: Ralph McQuarrie, who was a visionary conceptual designer and futurist responsible for the look of the original Star Wars trilogy.       ♫ Beware, you must be Sad, you must not be Angry, you must not be Tell you why, I will Coming to town, Yoda Claus is Coming to town, […]

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How to Give Gifts that Are Actually for You

Posted by on December 17th, 2013, under EQUIPMENT

Every holiday season, we shop for our kids, our family and our friends, but let’s admit it, we’re pretty frigging interested in what we might get. There are so many rad things! Gotta look out for number one, even if we’re not supposed to say that. Hmmmm… Ah ha! What if there were a way […]

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Heartwarming Holiday Moment Between Daughter and Her Parents

Posted by on December 13th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

This little girl is the sassiest, raddest user of sign language I’ve ever seen. As the YouTube description explains: “This five year old K.O.D.A,- Kid Of Deaf Adults- Claire Koch, added the correct sign language and clearly pronounced the words so her parents could enjoy her Christmas Pageant.” Watch for yourself! Warning: ONIONS MAY BE […]

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My Wife Just Said… #137

Posted by on December 3rd, 2013, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“You’re going to let me buy that cheesy, light-up lawn decoration because you love me. And because the lad loves it.” -Elizabeth   Double whammy. Love can be a very powerful bargaining chip. But the crappiness of some holiday decorations can overwhelm even the most passionate hearts. – Previous “My Wife Just Said…” What bowling […]

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Snowman Building by Child Age

Posted by on December 2nd, 2013, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Babies are really terrible at making stuff. Unless it’s poop or pee, or making us smile and never sleep. So their first snowmen will require quite a bit of parental assembly. Some people wonder why parents do this for their babies (birthdays and snowmen and such), hinting that it’s all really just for the parents. […]

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An Inappropriate Guide to Proper Holiday Dining Etiquette (Video)

Posted by on November 21st, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

  Manners at the table can seem like a sport. Of course, parents are the stressed out coaches, yelling orders from the sidelines or anxiously mouthing silent instructions to their kids. The Holidays, however, are the flippin’ Hunger Games of proper… um…acceptable… ugh… passable dinning etiquette for your kids. This hilarious video brings back so […]

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A Guide to Being Tricky or Treaty

Posted by on October 10th, 2013, under NOTEBOOK

This goes against the code at howtobeadad.com: never provide useful or important information, least of all instructions on how to do something. Correctly. So I’ve added in how to do be a total box of chocolate-covered douche-peanuts as well, to even things out. Also, I figure since this isn’t exactly a major parenting or world […]

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