How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad


Miss You Extra

Posted by on February 27th, 2017, under SNAPSHOTS

Missing you a bit extra today, Dad. Thank you for finding this, @ithrowtp. A post shared by Charlie Capen (@charliecapen) on Feb 27, 2017 at 12:25pm PST Drinking coffee. Laughing at old movies. Waking up early. Looking around the room when someone farts as if accusing everyone else. A warm hand on my shoulder. These […]

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Our Futuristic Photo Albums

Posted by on January 17th, 2017, under VIDEOTAPE

We live in a very futuristic today. The world is so technological, in ways very few people could have ever anticipated. And since parenting is the most basic building block of humanity, it’s obviously been affected in many ways. Back in the day, a mom might have made a scrapbook (without the help of Pinterest […]

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40 Awesome Things About Andy Herald

Posted by on January 26th, 2016, under NOTEBOOK

It’s not often you get to meet people who are that rare combination of funny and smart. They’re like some kind of misunderstood unicorn. It makes you wonder how they managed juggling both traits, which inevitably makes you some form of envious or angry because you’re not quite either of them, and definitely not both. […]

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In Memories, We Live On

Posted by on May 25th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

Today is an important one. Today, we take a moment to remember people, both familiar and unknown. These faces fill books and the names are etched in walls, but you mightn’t have ever fully sat with them. "I wish killing people didn't even exist." My son saying something so simple that it's almost impossible for […]

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1980s Nostalgia-thon

Posted by on January 31st, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Having grown up in the 1980s and witnessing the amazing power of nostalgic cartoons, there is nothing better than realizing your children might share a similar love for your animated loves. This mashup of 1980s cartoon heroes is the ultimate tribute. I remember them all. Every single one. How did you do? – Follow us […]

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Everything is About Time, Always

Posted by on October 24th, 2013, under NOTEBOOK

We partnered with About Time on this post because it’s a rad movie and we are expert time travelers. Time is a man-made concept created to track the passing of what we do from one thing to another. It holds us accountable for our whereabouts and our actions, and it justifies the wrinkles crawling slowly […]

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You Know Who You Are

Posted by on February 27th, 2012, under NOTEBOOK

The day has finally come for me to speak about something I haven’t touched on before. I feel like an open letter is in order for a multitude of reasons. Bear with me… — To paraphrase PM Dawn, I feel for you. I really do. I know how hard it is out there, keeping your […]

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Halloween for True Professionals

Posted by on October 31st, 2011, under NOTEBOOK

It’s no secret that Halloween is a favorite holiday for me and Andy. Just look at the top of our blog (header) today for Pumpkinsakes. Maybe it’s the magical air in a Halloween Night sky with a moon shrouded by ominous clouds. Maybe it’s the majesty of egging and toilet paper confetti. Or, perhaps, just […]

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