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36 Mindsploding Costumes That’ll Make Others Look Like a Potato Sack

Posted by on October 21st, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

It’s not a competition. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t any winners. Don’t sweat it, though. It doesn’t mean we’re worse parents if we don’t go full-Halloween on our costume game. We don’t all have the time or money or brain power. But these people most certainly do. Wow. We’re all winners when people […]

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HalloWINNING for Parents (7 Comics)

Posted by on October 13th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

The leaves are turning, or in my case as a resident of Southern California, the shorts are turning into pants. Halloween is looming! Whatever hails the changing of the seasons for you, ever since I was a wee little scab-picker, Halloween wasn’t just Halloween for me. Pumpkins and polyester cobwebs were the only evident thing […]

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16 Absolutely Gag-Inducing Halloween Food Creations

Posted by on October 7th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

None of these are going to be cute lil’ pumpkin-shaped cookies or “spoOoOoOoky” cupcakes with chocolate bat wings. Presented here are only the most absolutely gruesome Halloween dishes that even a zombie might need to cover its eyes sockets to swallow. Kids are picky enough eaters, so I’m not so sure any of these are […]

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An HONEST Kid-Prepared Father’s Day Menu

Posted by on June 13th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Ah, Father’s Day breakfast! For families that celebrate the day with a special breakfast, it usually starts with Mom whipping up some food favorites for the dad of honor and presenting them herself, with the child enthusiastically waving a card or a school project made of 50% construction paper and 50% paste. Maybe in the […]

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Dad Turns His Baby into an Adorable Lil’ Naughty Leprechaun

Posted by on March 17th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

This is just too flippin’ cute. Some parents capture and create some pretty amazing stuff with their kids, making timeless treasures for their families as well as delightful entertainment for all us internetizens. Alan Lawrence (That Dad Blog) is not only no exception, he’s downright exceptional. I think that made sense. A dad of six, […]

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HAPPY 2015̶6!

Posted by on January 1st, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

You know we’re all gonna be doing this for most of… for probably the entire year. Happy New Year! Whichever year it is! Wait… which one is it again?  

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Merry Squeeeeeeeemas Eve!

Posted by on December 24th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

It’s Christmas Eve. Every year, on the day before the big day, I like to take a moment to open up my mind, in some pretend telepathy of sorts, and think about the hundreds of millions of kids out there who are positively vibrating with excitement and anticipation. Whether they still believe in Santa or […]

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Unfiltered Year-in-Reviews Are the Way to Go

Posted by on December 10th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

We collaborated with Plum Organics to give you this unfiltered, unprocessed, BS-free look at holiday sharing parenting moments.   Parents capture the moments of their lives to share with others, and for their future selves, honestly. A major side effect of parenting is… um… where was I going with this? Oh yeah, a crappy memory! […]

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Christmas Before, During & After (3 Comics)

Posted by on December 8th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

When we found out the truth about Santa as kids, we could never have imagined how much work it would be to become jolly ol’ St. Nick once we had kids of our own. Christmas changes for parents. It becomes about other people, little ones and loved ones. For ourselves, we come to happily settle […]

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Dad Jokes Hall of Shame – HOLIDAY EDITION

Posted by on December 2nd, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

A lot of you seemed to love/hate my first post of the Dad Jokes Hall of Shame, and since ’tis the season for family getting together and experiencing tons of second-hand embarrassment from cringe-worthy dad jokes, I figured I’d give it another shot. Don’t worry. No needles for this second dose! Har har har. I’ll […]

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