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18 Images of Adults as Kids

Posted by on April 10th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

Kids can’t seem to wait to get all growed up, but a lot of “growed ups” seem to pine for the bright shiny object of yesteryouth, when a driver’s license and our own place doesn’t seem as captivating as a tricycle and pillow fort once did. There are grown children, however, that were able cheat […]

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20 of the AwkWORST Pregnancy Photos Ever

Posted by on February 3rd, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

Pregnancy is generally a beautiful thing. But, as with all things, it can be made really weird and creepy. Our friends at awkwardfamilyphotos.com, have a dragon’s hoard of awkward pregnancy photos. Some of them may blow your mind. Some may make you cry laugh. Some may make you just regular cry. While I want to […]

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NSFW: Dad Nails Parenting

Posted by on January 23rd, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

I’ve been seeing this make the rounds on all the normal internet avenues. Who knows if it’s true. I don’t really care either way. The sentiment, however, is truer than true. It’s fatherhood, itself. You don’t have to be a 6’3″ ex-navy seal to demonstrate masculinity. Embarrassment comes in a lot of colors and flavors. […]

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Santa Claus Photos: An Evolution

Posted by on December 24th, 2014, under NOTEBOOK

I’ve written about the majesty and major PAIN IN THE ASS-NESS of Santa Claus photos before. When I decided to display these lovely moments in time on this little blog, people claimed I was harming my son. Remember that? This is just one stone thrown my direction. You can read all of them here, if […]

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Elizabethan Superheroes & Star Wars Icons

Posted by on November 21st, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, SNAPSHOTS

We’ve all asked ourselves interesting questions. What if we’d lost WWII? What would the world be like if people lived for hundreds of years? How would chairs be designed if our bodies had four legs? Photographer, Sacha Goldberger, thought up some of his own intriguing questions… What if Superman was born in the 16th century? […]

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Light Balance

Posted by on November 12th, 2014, under SNAPSHOTS

A photo posted by Charlie Capen (@charliecapen) on Nov 11, 2014 at 9:22pm PST We are comprised of light and dark, my sons. Some of us hide it better than others. Never compare your shadows or your sunshine against another’s. The aperture of you is all you need to work on. Let more light in, […]

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Animal Parents (18 Amazing Photos)

Posted by on November 11th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, SNAPSHOTS

The emotional bond between a parent and a child is powerful and beautiful. It’s so basic and deeply rooted in us, we often don’t give it much higher-level thought. This series of pictures shines an interesting light on parenting, casting a familiar and perspective-inspiring shadow by showing us our clawed, winged and four-legged animal counterparts […]

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A Mother Photographs Her One-Armed Daughter in Scenes of Beauty and Whimsy

Posted by on October 28th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, SNAPSHOTS

Photographs can tell a story, show evidence, capture history and controversy… They can also enter into worlds of wonder and imagination, breaking the boundary of captured reality and enter into the suggestion of fantasy. Holly Spring, brilliant photographer and mother of her one-armed daughter, decided to create new worlds with her handimazing little girl. Ugh. […]

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How to Be… the World’s Best Father?

Posted by on October 24th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, SNAPSHOTS

We tend to celebrate and poke fun at our insecurities, failures and doubts as dads on this website of ours, ironically named HowToBeADad.com, a place you can count on to never really tell you how to be a dad. At all. So, it’s no surprise that we love and wanted to share the brilliant photo […]

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No Rest For The Pickled

Posted by on October 17th, 2014, under SNAPSHOTS

Loading Good morning @howtobeadad! We love and miss you and can't wait for you to come home and join our pile of cuddles❤️ View on Instagram This is the image I woke up to yesterday morning. I took a new job which has me traveling more and these guys are taking it in stride. But […]

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