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Panama Jackson Says That Being a Dad Rocks, 8BD Agrees

Panama Jackson Says That Being a Dad Rocks, 8BD Agrees
6 years ago

Panama Jackson Says That Being a Dad Rocks, 8BD Agrees

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Panama Jackson, who I’m going to pretend is my BFF just so I can say “yeah man, my friend Panama Jackson,” is one of the co-founders of VerySmartBrothas.com. And …
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Father Dresses Up Toddler Son As Link, Wins Unannounced 8BitDad Costume Contest
6 years ago

Father Dresses Up Toddler Son As Link, Wins Unannounced 8BitDad Costume Contest

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Oh, so you didn’t know that 8BitDad was having a Halloween costume contest. Well, we were, and it was unannounced, and Deviant Art user eric3dee just won it. So, sorry. And there’s no consolation prizes or honorable mentions.

The father, who we only know as eric3dee, is an animator, and obviously, a Legend of Zelda fan. eric3dee and his wife thought that their 20-month old son looked like a little Link, and bless the crap out of them, they ran with the idea.

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Pennsylvania Dad Attacks Son With Machete
6 years ago

Pennsylvania Dad Attacks Son With Machete

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That’s THREE sword attacks by fathers on their kids in October – first California, then Washington, and now Pennsylvania.

Not too many details on this attack from last night. …
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Dad Taught ‘Cashflow With a Soda Machine’
6 years ago

Dad Taught ‘Cashflow With a Soda Machine’

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Rob Fitzpatrick, who runs The Startup Toolkit, tells a story about how his father laid an entrepreneurial foundation by making him manage a vending machine. Fitzpatrick talks about how …
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Real World Math: Dinner & Dessert
6 years ago

Real World Math: Dinner & Dessert

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In ‘Real World Math’, Richard makes math fun and engaging to kids, while satisfying their innate desire to understand how things work. Richard figures that if he can make math fun for kids that it will also satisfy their curiosity and point their energy in a positive direction.

As every parent knows, kids love to help cook things, and while they view this process mostly as a chance to play mad scientist with the flour and butter and vanilla, there’s are some great opportunities to introduce useful math concepts whenever you cook together.

For younger kids (2-5), it’ll be more about very simple concepts (counting eggs, identifying shapes of sticks of butter, pepperoni slices, etc.).

But for those 6 and up you can start introducing them to real world fractions, estimating, measuring, and distribution principles.

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Fox News Talks About ‘The Evolution of Dad’
6 years ago

Fox News Talks About ‘The Evolution of Dad’

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Fox News covered a new survey by Boston College’s Center for Work and Family, who questioned 1,000 white-collar dads about their work and parenting. What they basically found was …
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Indian Cult Member With 94 Children Wants More
6 years ago

Indian Cult Member With 94 Children Wants More

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Zionnghaka Chana, a 67 year old father in Mizoram, India, has been busy. Like, 39 wives and 94 children busy. And you thought you were busy with one kid …
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PQotW: Do You Let Your Kid Play With Your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch?
6 years ago

PQotW: Do You Let Your Kid Play With Your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch?

This week’s Podcast Question of the Week has to do with kids and cell phones:

Do you let your kids play with your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or other …
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