How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

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The Endgames

Posted by on January 28th, 2014, under SNAPSHOTS, VIDEOTAPE

Everything adds up to helping people. Helping people and love. All else is a game to get to those two endgames, my sons. Watching you feed Arden for the first time, I don’t even have words for how this feels, Finney my boy. What I’m Listening To: Follow my journal for my sons here. Follow […]

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The Biggest Brother

Posted by on January 21st, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

It’s hard to say exactly which traits you need to teach a big brother. I definitely want Finn to be a better big brother than I am. We talk about specific things each day that are essential to the job, but maybe I should just show him this video… How about her face when he […]

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Dad Metal

Posted by on January 8th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Well, this. This is sort of mind-blowing. Imagine a world where hairbands and heavy metal of all kinds were genres every stressed out father could enjoy. Well, Funny or Die BROUGHT IT HOME, folks. Dad Metal – watch more funny videos Dad metal is for everyone who loved hairbands, death metal and everything in between. […]

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Most Amazing One-Year Old Beatboxer Ever

Posted by on December 27th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

The Innerrnets is a strange and wonderful place. Not a day goes by that I don’t say to myself, “Wow. I weep for humanity just a little bit more now that I’ve seen that” after finding some odd bit while surfing the tidal wave of information on here. But I must also confess that occasionally […]

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Conan Visits American Girl

Posted by on December 20th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

I know. We don’t have any daughters. We have all sons over here. We’re like some weird bootcamp for delinquent boys. But we often talk to dads with daughters and the stories are mind-blowing. There are many things and accessories and products. Don’t get me wrong, boys have lots of stuff too, but our boys […]

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“The Slide” : Convos With My 2-Year-Old

Posted by on December 19th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Whether it’s a slide, a pool, a tricycle or a first-ever taste of ice cream, sometimes kids refuse things that they’ll later spend the next few years of their lives begging us for incessantly. Watch this wonderfully touching scenario that will seem oh so very familiar. (Except for the kid being an unshaven, fully-grown man […]

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25 Years of Christmas Morning

Posted by on December 17th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

This dad filmed his kids coming down the stairs on Christmas morning for 25 years. I don’t think I’ve done anything for 25 years straight, except maybe use the restroom and eat like a starving pig. Here are 25 years of Christmas in under three minutes. Enjoy! It warms the heart in that Dickensian way, […]

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Heartwarming Holiday Moment Between Daughter and Her Parents

Posted by on December 13th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

This little girl is the sassiest, raddest user of sign language I’ve ever seen. As the YouTube description explains: “This five year old K.O.D.A,- Kid Of Deaf Adults- Claire Koch, added the correct sign language and clearly pronounced the words so her parents could enjoy her Christmas Pageant.” Watch for yourself! Warning: ONIONS MAY BE […]

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Amazing Depeche Mode Cover from a Dad and His Kids

Posted by on December 10th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

I cannot even believe this. This is amazing. A kazoo even? My God. Even if you’re not a fan of or familiar with Depeche Mode’s Everything Counts, it’s okay. This is sung in the international language of Rad, in the key of WEEEEEEEEE. If your brain doesn’t melt, your heart will. Or both. If neither […]

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An Inappropriate Guide to Proper Holiday Dining Etiquette (Video)

Posted by on November 21st, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

  Manners at the table can seem like a sport. Of course, parents are the stressed out coaches, yelling orders from the sidelines or anxiously mouthing silent instructions to their kids. The Holidays, however, are the flippin’ Hunger Games of proper… um…acceptable… ugh… passable dinning etiquette for your kids. This hilarious video brings back so […]

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