How to Be a Dad

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Just Say “Good” To Strangers

Posted by on October 14th, 2014, under VIDEOTAPE

Teaching kids about strangers is tricky business. Some strangers are police officers or emergency workers. Others are dangerous villains looking to do our kids harm. How do we differentiate and teach our kids to do the same? One mother in Korea decided to instruct her daughter on the best way to deal with strangers. The […]

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In the Name of our Fathers

Posted by on February 11th, 2014, under NOTEBOOK

It was a cold, windy day on the grassy plains overlooking a beach in San Francisco. The wind filled sails and people sat bundled up, pretending it was a summer afternoon. San Francisco had that effect on people. It was anything they wanted it to be. My father jogged over to a payphone, pulled a […]

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Embrace Up

Posted by on August 22nd, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

I debated with myself about sharing this since its been around for so long and been seen by so many people. The fact that it’s sooooooo brilliant and that I lose my sh*t every time I see it changed my mind. It belongs here. Also, recently a friend showed me a scar. It wasn’t on […]

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When TV and the Internet Collide

Posted by on September 6th, 2012, under NOTEBOOK

It used to be so easy keeping the kids safe… Just make sure they ate their vegetables, avoided the video arcade, and steered clear of weird guys in raincoats. Sure, there were other things too, but the big three are memorable for a reason. Anyhow, with the Internet now plugged directly into the house, you […]

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Protecting Who You Are

Posted by on July 22nd, 2012, under NOTEBOOK

The amount of travel I’ve been doing, since the birth of this mutant website, now rivals my experience working for a touring musician as his personal assistant. I loved getting my passport stamped and riding those metal birds even though the sheer amount of work was for the birds. We travelled a bunch when I […]

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Baby Sleep Positions: “The Roundhouse Kick”

Posted by on February 1st, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

  The nighttime abuse we take as parents is a testament to how much we love heading to bed with the baby on board. Co-sleeping is special or at least necessary for some, but a lot of people don’t know that it can also occasionally be a good way to get a bloody nose or […]

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