Category Archives: Kids

The Reality of Parenting: An Occasional Hit to the Groin

Parenting is rad. Very rad. However, for anyone considering a journey down the parental path, every yin has a yang. The reality of parenting? Sometimes, as you stretch your arm across the counter to purchase a pound of your favorite … Continue reading

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A Most Excellent Paper Airplane [Quick & Easy How To]

We can’t all be origami masters, but we all certainly need some righteous paper airplane skills. A piece of paper, a few folds – bam – hours minutes of fun for the whole fam. I’ve always been a traditionalist when it … Continue reading

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12 Tips for Fatherhood Awesomeness

Short, but sweet. I’d like to think I have a firm grasp on the majority of these tips, but some great reminders never hurt. 12 Tips for being a radical dad [from LifeHack]… Give ’em some love. Spend time with … Continue reading

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Introducing the Boy with Too Many Names: Jazzy Mack

The Dude returned from a four month hiatus in early May. Why the hiatus? 3 kids. Need I say more? An explanation from Jim Gaffigan – 4 kids… We welcomed the newest little dude in late January. It was an … Continue reading

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Is School Broken?

First of all, let me proclaim my love for whiteboard videos. I dig watching thoughts turn into art as if it’s completely spontaneous. Very cool. But on to the question at hand. Is school broken? I struggle with this question … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Raising Little Dudes

Did you go vote today? The votes are being tallied as I type. Who will be named the next US Pres? The Dude’s election prediction: The Man wins again. The good news, we can finally stop talking about voting and … Continue reading

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Inside a Toddler’s Brain: A Little Dude Update

Yep, this chart is spot on. Fits Little Dude to a T. Tip o’ the hat to SwissMiss for sharing. While we’re in his head, let’s hit a quick update. He’s growing like a weed. Mrs. Dude and I realized … Continue reading

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Is a 12 Year Old Smarter Than the World Economy?

It only takes this 12 year little girl from Canada about six minutes to explain why we (i.e. most of the world) are getting screwed by the government and big banks/business – i.e. The Man. Kids never cease to amaze … Continue reading

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DIY for Little Dudes

Check out this website for the kiddos; www.DIY.org. Awesome! I’m a believer that we’re all creative. We all have an artist, an inventor, a craftsman tucked away inside of us. We just need to have the self-motivation and inspiration to … Continue reading

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It Will Bring a Tear to a Dude’s Eye…

This time-lapse video of a young girl aging from zero to 12 has been shared quite a bit the past couple days – gone viral as the cool kids like to say. It is very cool to watch how kids progress. But … Continue reading

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