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3-Year-Old Ninja Caught on Video

Posted by on March 18th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

When I was about ten, I created a home-made pair of nunchucks. I sawed a broomstick into two short kid-ninja-sized handles and then, using screws, attached them together with a short chain. After about five minutes of practicing, I was certain that the authentic Japanese word nunchaku must have been defined as “self-inflicted head trauma.” […]

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What If ‘Full House’ Wasn’t Full?

Posted by on February 19th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Did you watch “Full House” growing up? I did. Each character had their shining and whining moments, but the character that never made any sense to me was Michelle. Yes, I’m talking about the cutesy Olson twins who played the single character whose sole purpose was comic relief by way of small smiles and giant […]

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“The Princess Dolls” : Convos With My 3 Year Old

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

Kids play pretend all the time. A lot of them continue to do so into adulthood. For instance, the concept of “privacy for parents” is one of the craziest mythological fantasies ever dreamt up. Practically crazy talk. Subscribe to ConvosWith2YrOld to follow the series. (Liking, favoriting and commenting helps videos on YouTube, so go nuts.) […]

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My Little Pony Toy Store Extortion

Posted by on September 26th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

My son has said some real doozies to me in the heat of the moment. A couple of times, I’ve responded by asking him to clarify or revisit what he was saying, but this dad? NAILED IT. Check it out. Worth the watch through the end. Would you have caved? Tell us in the comments!

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“Dinner Time” : Convos With My 2 Year Old

Posted by on September 25th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

So basically these guys are either psychic or they have been hiding in the bushes outside my house. And yours. And every parents’ house. It’s dinner time, people. Get ready to watch something you’ve seen a thousand times before, but never seen quite this way. Subscribe to ConvosWith2YrOld to follow the series. (Liking, favoriting and […]

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Teddy Bear Surgery

Posted by on August 30th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

So little is presently understood about the anatomy and physiology of stuffed animals. Advances in the subject have for a very long time been stifled by the social sigma placed on anyone who dissects toys or stuffed animals; branding them as “emotionally unstable” or “weird.” Thankfully, progress is now being made. Let’s have an amazing […]

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2 Rubber Bands + 2 Babies = Giggles for Everyone

Posted by on August 1st, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

It was one of those days. Really rough. So rough, my rough day graduated into rough tomorrow because it just wasn’t through with me yet. Fugh. “Yeah yeah, we all have those days.” Okay, I’ll stop whining and get to the point. I watched this video and it all seemed less sucky all of the […]

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Magic Leg-Os

Posted by on July 9th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Unforeseen things happen in life. Sometimes something different from everyone else’s life. It can happen at birth, or in a traumatic moment. Like a little action figure played with, a limb is lost. Maybe not so much like that, but it can happen however it does. It’s life. And life happens all the time. The […]

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Don’t Let Me Down

Posted by on June 5th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

I have never met a child that could rock like this one. My son likes to rock, but in a very different way. Usually with actual rocks, though he is very musical. I bet one day he could rock like this kid.  I WON’T LET YOU DOWN, KID. I PROMISE. Seriously, the cute levels of […]

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Fatherhood Fridays: Stars of “Convos With My 2 Year Old”

Posted by on June 3rd, 2013, under NOTEBOOK

By now we’ve all seen Episode 1 and Episode 2 of “Convos With My 2 Year Old” — RIGHT?! But have you met the dudes behind these INSANEXCELLENT, worldwide viral videos? On Friday, we are doing a live interview with the creator and star of “Convos” — Mr. Matthew Clarke — as well as his comic […]

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