How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

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This Is What’s Wrong With You, Parents

Posted by on October 7th, 2014, under NOTEBOOK

We’re working on figuring out next year’s prospective kindergarten matriculation for Finnegan right now. It’s a little insane. Between the level of competition and the hum of feverish parents meeting on tours, I feel like we’re in some wavelength of college applications already. He’s such a fantastic boy and has so many wonderful qualities that […]

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Memories on the Run

Posted by on August 20th, 2014, under NOTEBOOK

Summer is short and passes quickly, and it is far too easy to lose the season somewhere between the couch cushions—most likely lodged against an old piece of candy and enough spare change to park for hours while waiting on the sweet spot between shade and sunsets. One minute you have plans for the great […]

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What Your Pizza Toppings Can Say About You (Illustrated)

Posted by on January 28th, 2013, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Science has proven that you aren’t actually “what you eat,” at least not literally. But what you do eat CAN say a lot about you. This is so true for pizza. Maybe pizza toppings won’t tell you who to marry or who to hire for your taxes, but that’s what Magic 8-Balls are for, right? […]

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Cheap Toddler Activities… #7

Posted by on February 18th, 2012, under VIDEOTAPE

We did a series of videos on cheap ways to rock out with your kids. It’s tough to continually find new ways to trick, distract, entertain or otherwise delay your kids from going full-on ballistic, heat-seeking missile into trouble. As far as we know, that’s particular to boys. But maybe that’s because we each have […]

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Safety from Children: Baseball Bat Warning

Posted by on February 16th, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Attention: Adults trying out new things tend to suck pretty badly at them at first. Kids are the same in this respect, only smaller and more energetic. It’s this smallness though, that happens to create a dramatic increase in Peril for nearby adults. You see, for a child, when something goes wrong while learning or […]

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Working It Out

Posted by on November 7th, 2011, under NOTEBOOK

Ed. Note: The mustache in the photo above is brought to you by Movember™ No doubt about it. I was a fast one in High School. I guess you could have considered me in the category of Sprinter although I wasn’t really athletic. I just had that fast twitch muscle in me. Blame it on […]

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The Legend of The Guy

Posted by on July 25th, 2011, under NOTEBOOK

This isn’t just a story about family fun and injury at a maximum-security roller skating rink. This transcends mere storytelling. It is a timeless tale, one where we simply served as honored witnesses to a legend. The Guy.   The Fortress of Roller Skating When Max and Cody and I pulled up to the brick […]

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“How To Workout From Home”

Posted by on April 15th, 2011, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

I was actually pretty pissed off when I saw this because: A. It’s so funny. B. I was going to do a version of this and someone beat me to it. Here’s the Stay at Home Dad Workout (SAHD WO). This is incredible and I love it. Great work, guys. Except for you, workout guy. […]

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