How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad


My Kid Just Said… #39

Posted by on February 14th, 2014, under "MY KID JUST SAID..."

“I watewwed da pwants!” [Big smile] “…By going PEE PEE!” -Lucas (2013, 4 years old)  This was the first time my littlest son peed outside. On nature (neighborhood shrubs count as nature, right?). We’ve all had it happen. No bathroom. No diaper. Not enough time to make it to either. One can almost hear the […]

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My Kid Just Said… #27

Posted by on July 31st, 2013, under "MY KID JUST SAID..."

“I don’t need to go pee pee… I just dancing.” -Lucas (4 years old)  Just bustin’ a move. Ah the pee pee dance. It’s the first dance we ever learn. I guess I can’t be sure, though. Maybe he is dancing. Gyrating while grabbing your crotch practically qualifies as a style of dance these days. […]

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My Wife just Said… #113

Posted by on June 20th, 2013, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

[Driving] “I have to pee so bad I’m ready to break out the little one’s travel potty.” -Elizabeth  Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do when someone’s gotta go. Even when it’s the parent who’s gotta go.  – Previous “My Wife Just Said…”Some kisses are sloppier than they should be.  Follow us on Facebook. […]

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The 3 Ps of Parenting

Posted by on December 4th, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Nothing can prepare you. Nothing! Just like war, no matter what you read or watch, or how many in-the-trenches stories you hear from gray-faced veteran parents, nothing—NOTHING!!!—can prepare you for the amount of pee, puke and poop that will be unleashed upon you once your baby arrives. The 3 Ps of Parenting. Mothers may even […]

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My Kid Just Said… #2

Posted by on January 13th, 2012, under "MY KID JUST SAID..."

“I feel so relaxed. Like I just peed. <sigh>” [everyone laughs] “What? It makes you feel relaxed!!!”-Max (2010, 10 years old)  Last week we posted the first in the “My Kid Just Said…” series. The quotes that our readers commented in with (from THEIR kids) were so hilarious and amazing for us to read, we’ve […]

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The Call of Nature!

Posted by on May 19th, 2011, under NOTEBOOK

The older boys, Max and Cody, and I headed out for a hike on the weekend. About 5 minutes in, the blazing eye of the sun microwaving my neck reminded me that I didn’t bring any sunscreen. But, as I explained to Lizzie later (as she applied aloe), there is a difference between forgetfulness or […]

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