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Dad's Daily Genesis

Ariel Chesler | Posted 03.23.2015 | Parents
Ariel Chesler

Someone cried through the baby monitor. Or maybe the older one came to your bedside. And then someone said, "Oh, God, does there have to be light now?" And there was light, and it was not good. It was coming from the television.

5 Ways A Bad Date With Your Children Is Worse Than A Bad Romantic Date

Larry Bernstein | Posted 03.22.2015 | Parents
Larry Bernstein

Do you know the worst part of a bad date with your kids? It doesn't end. You get home and they come with you. Tough luck, parent! That person who just lost it or caused you to lose it or joined you in losing it is still there.

Sleep Training: Crossing Dante's Fifth Circle

Giles Scott | Posted 01.19.2015 | Parents
Giles Scott

It's been four months. Four months of sleeping in a sleeping bag on the living room floor. My wife right next to me, on the cushions off the sofa. Our son has our bedroom. All of it. He's 13 months old.

Celebrate 5000

John Willey | Posted 12.23.2014 | Parents
John Willey

Let's face it, we all want a reason to party, and not something stupid like announcing the gender of your child.  That is NOT a thing.  What...

10 Unintentional Lessons My Wife And Daughters Taught Me About Life

Michael Cavender | Posted 09.28.2014 | Parents
Michael Cavender

At the beginning, I was worried about having one daughter and now, suddenly, I've been blessed with two beautiful angels.

Yagana Shah

WATCH: Dad's Hilarious Reaction To Son's Tattoos Is Priceless

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.16.2014 | Fifty

Every kid knows, if there's anything worse than angering your parents, it's disappointing them. However, for one kid, it's actually pretty amusing. ...

When Sexual Innuendos Create Hilarious Misunderstandings

Clint Edwards | Posted 07.21.2014 | Parents
Clint Edwards

Really anything can be turned into an innuendo as long as it is followed with a sly smile and raised eyebrows.

hey Don't Make Music like They Used to (and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves Because We're Afraid of Becoming Irrelevant)

Oren Miller | Posted 06.11.2014 | Parents
Oren Miller

When the first crappy music makes it into our house, I will sit my kids down, play the entire Pink Floyd discography, then The Beatles, then Simon & Garfunkel. And Bjork. And Death Cab for Cutie. And Arcade Fire. Then The Velvet Underground. Then Talking Heads.

6 Ways Having Kids Ruins Your Life

Mike Julianelle | Posted 01.26.2014 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

One of the reasons I started my blog was to vent about how my son's existence was forcing me to alter my own, and to show the world that despite having those alterations, having kids doesn't mean you need to change everything.

7 Signs You're a Minivan Owner

Jeff Bogle | Posted 03.17.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

Did you spy the wicked grille up there, junior? How 'bout them sweet curves on the rear taillights, young whippersnapper? Word. That's how I roll.

How To Survive A Road Trip With A Toddler

John Corcoran | Posted 02.25.2014 | Parents
John Corcoran

Going on a long road trip with kids is kind like watching a Ken Burns documentary. You have a feeling you should be enjoying it, but you're really not. And you end up just wanting to take a nap.

Why We Can Never Go Back To McDonald's

John Kinnear | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
John Kinnear

She puts her hand up on the red plastic window. I place mine in the same spot. I mouth the words "I'm sorry." She is Spock and I am Kirk in Wrath of Kahn. She is Bruce Willis and I am Liv Tyler in Armageddon.

7 Tips for Dating My 3-Year-Old Daughter

John Kinnear | Posted 12.02.2013 | Parents
John Kinnear

Our kids are going to love who they love, and any amount of pushing I do is going to send my daughter straight into Michael's stubby little toddler arms. I suppose their love is inevitable. So here you go MICHAEL FROM DAYCARE. This is for you. Take good care of her.

WATCH: 'BatDad' Is The Hero Every Kid Deserves!

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.21.2013 | Parents

Note the time and then immediately stop whatever it is you were doing before to witness history in the making. It's -- dun-nuh dun-nuh dun-nuh dun-nuh...

If Parenting Were Like Fantasy Football

Mike Julianelle | Posted 11.16.2013 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

Just like with being a good fantasy football player, being a successful parent takes preparation and hard work, but nobody really knows anything, and it basically all comes down to luck.

Why I Love Lying to My Kid

Mike Julianelle | Posted 10.30.2013 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, Lennay Kekua, Jesus, democracy. They'll buy it all, especially if a parent is selling it. And now that I'm dealing with an increasingly curious and willful toddler, my house is like eBay. I'm selling more BS than Joe Isuzu.

10 Ways Living With A Toddler Is Like Being In Prison

Mike Julianelle | Posted 10.16.2013 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

It's uncanny how many aspects of the parenting experience remind me of prison -- complete with a sadistic little warden who harbors a Napoleon complex.

5 Signs You've Become a Parent

Mike Julianelle | Posted 09.26.2013 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

Once you start to believe you have the answers? You're becoming a parent. (Once you realize you don't? You're becoming a good parent.)

Dad Humor: Groan-Worthy or Pure Genius?

Alf LaMont | Posted 08.12.2013 | Comedy
Alf LaMont

You can bet that somewhere in suburbia there's a dad, mowing a lawn, who is fairly certain that if the world heard but half of the zingers, he'll be bigger than that Jimmy Kimmel guy. You can also bet that his family disagrees with that observation, especially his kids.

Skiing With Your Children Is Not Skiing

Stephen Kessler | Posted 06.01.2013 | Parents
Stephen Kessler

You have memories of the hot tub party in Aspen, that German stranger you met après ski in Lake Tahoe, the sound of powder hitting your skis as you schussed down Rattler in Deer Valley. Forget them. That is not your life anymore. You are skiing with children now.

The Similarities Between Fatherhood and Assembling an IKEA Dresser

Jim Higley | Posted 01.06.2013 | Parents
Jim Higley

Unfortunately, there's no perfect set of instructions to being a good dad. There are, however, a few simple tips for new dads to make the "assembly" process a tad smoother.

Honk If You Love This Clip (Dan Gets a Minivan: A Love Story)

Dan Zevin | Posted 06.10.2012 | Parents
Dan Zevin

Before having kids, my life was economy-sized. There was room for just three passengers: Me, Me and Me.

Father Knew Jest

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.16.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I grew up wanting to be like my dad, the original and best Jerry Zezima, because he was the funniest guy I ever knew.