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Posted by on February 9th, 2016, under NOTEBOOK

As you may or may not know, HowToBeADad.com is a collector and distributor of the most important, helpful parenting advice known to man. We scour the internet looking for the best and brightest ideas to make your parenting better. If you don’t parent just right, it could have profound and devastating effects on your children. […]

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My Wife Just Said… #242

Posted by on December 7th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Finn wasn’t impressed it was 42 minutes past his bedtime, so I told him it was 2,520 SECONDS past his bedtime. That shut him up. #mamatricks” -Avara   It’s all about perspective. Whether you’re talking to a parent or child, perspective gives us the difference between mountains and mole hills. Sometimes, you have to force a […]

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10 Reasons ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Is The Movie For Parents

Posted by on October 19th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

If you’re alive and a hardcore Star Wars geek, you probably have a pretty intense nerdgasm hangover right now after watching the trailer for the new Star Wars. But if you’re not familiar with Star Wars, you need to know one thing: “Star Wars: Force Awakens” is the movie we’ve all been waiting for. But […]

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6 Things I Want My Son To Know

Posted by on October 6th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

Yesterday was my son’s 6th birthday. Certain things about his arrival in this world are starting to get foggy, and others are clearer than ever. But it makes me want to write down EVERYTHING I can so don’t forget. So, I posted a little list of things I want him to remember. Don’t let me […]

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How Gremlins Taught Me Everything About Parenting

Posted by on October 2nd, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

They start off cute… But looks can be deceiving. Feeding them after midnight… Or angering them… …can have scary consequences. They seem like they know a lot. ..and have developed emotions. But they you have to follow specific rules and routines. Or they go nuts. Sometimes they just want to be held. But beware… You […]

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Dad Makes Daughter Promise No Boyfriends

Posted by on September 16th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

I want my boys to abide by a few strict rules. I’m not even going to go into what they are, because they’re totally immaterial when applied to your life, and they’re only strict because I want them to be happy adults. I hope they follow them. But you know what? It’s up to them. […]

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5 Tips For School Dropoffs

Posted by on September 10th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

School has begun and people have begun inundating our social feeds with quaint, sappy photos of their sweet little bags of questions and poopies. Today, I’d like to speak to you, parents, visiting the school to drop off your kids. I’ve been going for a few weeks now, and I’ve noticed a couple of trends. […]

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13 Lies Parents Have Told Kids

Posted by on August 21st, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

I was browsing Tumblr the other day, and came across a post that blew my mind. Someone had written out lies they’d heard people told kids when they were little. Yikes. Some of these are beyond nuts. In my weaker moments, I’ve fast tracked the truth and sanded down some edges on reality. Do you […]

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5 Videos Describe Parenting In Under 10 Seconds

Posted by on June 18th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

Many people yell at email us with very deep, introspective questions about fatherhood and parenting. Today, we’d like to address some of these questions head on in the most effective manner the internet can handle: short, silly videos in a list format. Most of us are so concerned with getting this parenting thing right, we […]

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5 Symptoms of Having Kids

Posted by on May 7th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

Kids are a game changer, folks. Whether you read any other articles on here or not, it’s pretty obvious that kids will upend what you thought you knew. But what are some of the most common ways things can change? Is it all roses and sunshine? All poop-whiffed play? Here are a few common symptoms […]

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