How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad


Protect Your Kids AND Yourself

Posted by on December 12th, 2019, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, NOTEBOOK

Parents have to protect their kids from harm all the time, and, ironically, they also have to protect THEMSELVES from their kids. LEGO landmines, sick sneezes to the face, roundhouse kicks to the head. No joke, I have three friends that have had their noses broken from a bobble-headed toddler giving them a surprise head […]

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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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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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