How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad


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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Asian Parents React To ‘I Love You’

Posted by on September 24th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Cultural differences are so interesting to me. Between prejudice and glib observation, society often finds itself strangled societally by concepts about how our compatriots from varying backgrounds deal with parenting, children, and that lovely remix of the two. But what if we could break down stereotypes, whether they were apt or not, by stepping outside […]

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Posted by on September 19th, 2014, under VIDEOTAPE

Lately, we’ve been experimenting on our YouTube channel with some new stuff. One such crazy experiment is a semi-monthly “show” with a few funny dads* covering a week in review. It’s been really fun. I hope you’ll watch with us as we say really foolish stuff and try to look smart while doing so. Here […]

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Kid Snippets: Job Interview

Posted by on September 17th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Going to a job interview can be a harrowing, soul-crushing experience. And kids know exactly how it feels. And by that I mean they have no freaking clue. This new Kid Snippets video from Bored Shorts TV sums up the totality of what kids think what silly things like “work” and “job interviews” mean to […]

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This Baby Plays Better Basketball Than You

Posted by on September 2nd, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

I feel like a baller if I hit any part of a trashcan or laundry basket I’m aiming for, and IF I MAKE IT? Well that’s like winning the World Olympics Stanley Series Super Championship Cup for me. I’m a nerd (if that wasn’t evident), so it also makes me feel telekinetic. The reason for […]

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Our ALS Ice Bucket + Mentos & Diet Coke Challenge

Posted by on August 29th, 2014, under VIDEOTAPE

Of course we had to do it. Aside from being nominated several bazillion times, the ALS ice bucket challenge has evolved explosively into a cultural and global phenomenon that we’ve been delighted to witness. From celebrities to the people next door, there have been so many inspiring, clever, and not so clever or inspiring (yikes) […]

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Your Weekly Cute: It’s A Rocketship!

Posted by on August 25th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Oh my goodness. OH MY GOODNESS. THIS VIDEO IS ALL THE CUTE. I mean I thought I got giddy about NASA and space exploration and interstellar stuff, but this? “ISSAWOCKETSHIIIIIIIIP!” doesn’t even begin to describe the awesome. Check it out. Your cute for the whole week in one small dose. It’s like alcohol. A little […]

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Like Father, Like Twins

Posted by on July 31st, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

There are some things that make me feel like a total amateur as a father. For example, having twins. The very idea just sends PANIC signals down my spine. If I thought I was tired before, two exhaustion machines at the same time? Yeah, okay. COOL. But there are aspects of the twin experience that […]

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Things You Can’t Do When You’re Not A Toddler

Posted by on July 28th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Having kids and taking them out in public is basically a clown parade. For some kids, growing up is the process of being told what to do and knowing how to act in public. We strip them down to the behavior only we prescribe. But we reserve the right to act equally childish. Grownups can […]

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6 Tips for New Dads

Posted by on July 17th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

We DEFINITELY don’t want to be helpful here. It kinda makes us seasick when people ask us for legitimate advice. But when a friend of the website, Garrett Robinson, asked if I could help him with Vlog (for the uninitiated that means: “a vagina log”), I said fine. But only if he paid me in […]

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