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If You Hate Cats, This May Change Your Mind

Posted by on October 4th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Listen, I’m not a cat fan. I’ve never really liked them. Maybe it’s because I’m allergic to them or maybe I just don’t like creatures that poop in sandboxes but they’ve always seemed unimpressed with me. But this video makes me think cat+human relations could be salvaged. The way this cat shows this baby affection […]

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Cleaning Gladiator: Dad vs Son

Posted by on October 3rd, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Kids are perpetual mess factories. But, how often does a kid get the go-ahead to intentionally MAKE messes? I wish you could’ve seen the “opening a big present” look on my 7-year-old’s face when I asked him to. Well, at first he looked at me sideways, like I was playing a trick or had simply […]

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This Singing Kid Is My Life

Posted by on September 16th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

This has been a long week, too. Life has been a tough go, and even some of the joyful things have been brutal. This kid is everything. He commits to singing these ABCs even it apparently causes him physical pain or something. Sure, I get very nervous singing in front of people. It’s sort of […]

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Orangutan + Baby Bump = Magic

Posted by on September 14th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

WARNING: This video features cuteness overload but may contain vertical formatting. Vertical video is a seriously disease with long term side effects, including old age, luddite tendencies and a general disdain for the viewer. The animal kingdom is filled with examples of species that do amazing things around babies, pregnancy and female anatomy. Male seahorses […]

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“Drivers Ed” (Imagined by Kids) Video

Posted by on September 1st, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

When little kids are strapped into the car seat watching and listening, they’re picking up a pretty strange sense of importances in operating a motor vehicle. If you watch how a kid drives a toy car around, it’s pretty clear evidence they wouldn’t make the best driving instructors. Heck, asking a kid to explain how […]

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Super Mario Bros Like You’ve Never Seen Them!

Posted by on August 19th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

As a kid who grew up with 8-bit graphics and the revelatory moment of seeing 16-bit video games come to life, Super Mario Bros. changed my life. Anyone who could beat the game attained godlike status. I remember trying and failing so many times. I dreamed of winning and finishing the whole thing with a […]

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Meet The World’s Biggest A-hole

Posted by on August 9th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

As parents, we usually fit into one of two categories at some point or another: 1. Worrying we’re doing it wrong/poorly/inadequately/uninspired/uninformed. 2. Knowing we’re ruining things for our kids, in their minds or ours. So, color me surprised when I saw a video about the world’s biggest poopface. Sorry. NSFW language ahead. I have to […]

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How To Dad: Dad Hands + Velcro

Posted by on July 28th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Do you suffer from a case of “Dad Hands”? If you’ve tried to button little baby buttons on a baby’s onesie then you know the flushed anger and terror of trying to slip a tiny circle inside of a tiny opening with a writhing worm child. It’s the worst. So, as this father has put […]

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When This Kid Goes Ayaaaaa…

Posted by on July 19th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

There are few things cuter than kids attempting something and failing. But when that kid is in full uniform and performing martial arts? CUTENESS OVERLOAD. I’ve loved watching my son do karate. Many Saturdays and Sundays have been spent watching him flail around kicking and punching the air with infectious enthusiasm. So, if you need […]

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Passing 3 Childhood Cereals On To My Son (Video)

Posted by on July 19th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Sponsored by General Mills Cereals. Our little son hasn’t tried many cereals. It’s mainly because one of his favorite hobbies in the world is not trying any new foods at all costs. As in our grocery costs. Ugh. So, when the little guy pushes a depressingly full plate of breakfast away or comes back from […]

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