How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad


21 Things I’m Nervous About With My Son Going Into Kindergarten

Posted by on August 7th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

My son starts kindergarten in less than two weeks. I’m feeling a little pantspoopingly nervous about it, if I’m being honest. The worst part is when I look for resources on preparing for Kindergarten, the articles usually state or start with “stay calm.” I WAS ALMOST CALM UNTIL YOU SAID THAT. Those articles with lists […]

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9 Parenting Tips from the Movie ‘Zombieland’

Posted by on March 13th, 2014, under NOTEBOOK

Yes. It’s time for another helpful parenting lesson using zombie culture. In case you didn’t learn the first time, the second time or every other time, this one should teach you something. I guess. I was a big fan of “Zombieland” when it came out. There was something sort of inspiring about it, though I […]

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“Halloween (ZOMBIE) Special!!!” : Convos With My 2-Year-Old

Posted by on October 23rd, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

It’s all too horrifically true. Zombie vs. Baby: An Examination of Attributes Subscribe to ConvosWith2YrOld to follow the series. (Liking, favoriting and commenting helps videos on YouTube, so go nuts.)   So basically, when you’ve got a baby, everyday is Halloween! Or an episode of The Walking Dead. One or the other take your pick. […]

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My Wife Just Said… #126

Posted by on September 19th, 2013, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Charlie promised me a movie, but apparently he’s too busy killing zombies online with Andy. #marriedateenager” –Avara   For the record, we were on a business conference call discussing social media algorithms. Endless hordes of oncoming zombies bent on our destruction was simply a fitting backdrop. Not sure what you’re talking about… – Previous “My Wife […]

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The Crawling Dead

Posted by on September 6th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

So, we made a simple diagram as a joke. Though we meant it in good fun, it is now obvious to us the baby zombie apocalypse is upon us… THEY’RE COMING FOR YOU, BARBARA. THEY ARE COMING FOR ALL OF US. BEWARE! Happy Friday! – Follow us on Facebook. Facebook innoculates against Zombies attacks. Promise-ish. […]

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Dads Take Over Babble Voices

Posted by on June 12th, 2012, under NOTEBOOK

We don’t consider ourselves writers, necessarily. I think most professional editors would agree with us. We write most of our posts at 4am with some heinous spelling and grammar issues. Somehow we’ve duped Babble into letting us write for them in their Babble Voices section. We’re calling it “Night of the Living Dads” — an […]

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Posted by on October 27th, 2011, under NOTEBOOK

THAT SHOULD BE ON A T-SHIRT!!!! Professor Andy Herald concurs that these shirts were scientifically engineered to be rad. He dressed up in a white lab coat (or pasted his head on a stock photo of one) to emphasize this scientiFACT. Well, we’ve said it plenty and finally decided to do something about it. In […]

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Night of the Living Dad

Posted by on July 28th, 2011, under NOTEBOOK

When the trial by fire starts with a newborn, and to some degree the last few months of your wife’s pregnancy, you begin accruing a sleep deficit that can’t be solved by any grandstanding politician standing on a soapbox made of bullsh*t. It’s a freefall into the land of the weary sleepwalkers who birthed us […]

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Zombie vs. Baby

Posted by on April 19th, 2011, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

  [ click the image to enlarge ] A simple examination of the common attributes of babies and zombies so that a greater mastery of each may be achieved. Why, you ask? Uhhh… Okay, maybe it’s just more like one of those “why the heck not?” questions, but this is in no way intended to […]

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