Category archive: web

October 20, 2014

'We Do Not Accept Immunized Children': @LosFelizDayCare

Tweeters who liked @HonestToddler and @JennyHolzerMom also liked @LosFelizDayCare: We always practice mindfulness, especially when some of the kids' Amazon pilots get picked up and others' don't.— Los Feliz Day Care (@LosFelizDayCare) October 17, 2014 We NEVER overpraise. When our...
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September 17, 2014

Dads Instagram Likes To Fave

Seeing LAist's "favorite new Instagram account," DILFs of Disneyland, I was glad to see Bugaboo's still got some publicist product placement juice, at least with the older parents. I also thought about the unsung heroes, the Disneyland dads who...
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September 15, 2014

'Papa's Gotta Write His Song'

Having a kid can complicate even the simplest of tasks, like writing and recording a song every day since 2009. Papa's Got To Write His Song | Song A Day #2079 [youtube/therockcookiebottom] Here is a song 'Song A Day'...
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September 11, 2014

You're Welcome For The Memories

One of the hardest things to wrap my own head around as a new parent was that the kid was going to forget all this stuff anyway. All these milestones, exciting moments, encounters, activities, all of it, would be gone...
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August 27, 2014

Zara Macht T-Shirt

The Zara Kids t-shirt which was supposed to have been inspired by old-timey Western sheriffs' badges, but which ended up looking like Nazi concentration camp uniforms has been removed from whatever countries it's being sold in and "exterminated" [!]...
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July 11, 2014

Hey, That Girl

Hey girl, Judith Butler encourages us to use camp to expose gender so I am wearing a pink ducky onesie today. ... Hey girl, I think I'm going vegan as soon as I stop breastfeeding. ... Hey girl, I'm really...
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July 3, 2014

When The Bough Breaks

The tagline for the NY Review of Books' blog is, "Roving thoughts and provocations." And Christopher Benfy's post about poetry and bending vs. breaking is certainly that:Some commentators think that "Rock-a-bye Baby," first published in Mother Goose's Melody (1781), is...
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June 28, 2014

DT Friday Freakout: Contagion Edition

The Daddy Types Friday Freakout is apparently on summer hours: With nutritional standards based on adults from 1968, fortified cereals are not part of kids' balanced breakfast, says a study. [usatoday] The Amish were refusing vaccines before refusing vaccines was...
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June 20, 2014

Khreightyve Baby Names Roundup At STFUParents

Sometimes as a parentblogger, you just have to stop and acknowledge pure WTF genius. And even when a loyal reader and contributor to the DT discourse says it's "the baby name post you should have written," you have to be...
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June 18, 2014

They Grow Up So Fast

Last time I checked in on long-ago Gawker writer Joshua David Stein, he was regaling all and sundry at Gilt.com with his august account of a less-well-bred journalist crashing a Bentley during a winter junket to Connecticut. That was back...
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June 13, 2014

A Campaign For The Bloggerfather

Longtime dadblogger Oren Miller of Bloggerfather was recently diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. A group of his friends, fans, and readers have already raised nearly $10,000 to help with medical and family expenses. You can join your support and...
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May 7, 2014

A Golden Treasury Of Punk Is Dad

It felt weird to not hear very much from the Milano Salone design fair this year. I may need to adjust my media diet. But while digging around for pictures, I stumbled across a horrifying window display from Diesel...
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Haute Dads DILPH Blog

Haute Dads is a dads & kids street style photography blog started last year by Nicole Nadeau. Kris, his son Jax, and their rescue dog Tilda were photographed on the streets of their hometown, Brooklyn, New York. For complete...
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April 30, 2014

Sun Rises In East, Black Hockey Jesus Has It Up To Here With You People

The racoon eyes have faded from the Spring Break skiers' faces. The pear trees' incriminating smell wafts through the streets. The pollen in the grit on the countertop near the open window has changed from soot to soot and neon...
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April 28, 2014

On The Internet, Everyone Knows You're Pregnant

On a TMI panel Friday at Theorizing the Web in New York, Princeton assistant professor of sociology Janete Vertesi explained how she hid her pregnancy from Big Data. She banned social media discussion by her relatives and friends; paid...
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April 23, 2014

This Is My New Ringtone

Open this in multiple windows. Prepare or cute mayhem. https://vine.co/v/MeLM6FOHTKY— Zelda Williams (@zeldawilliams) April 23, 2014 It will also be on every song I ever remix in any future DJ careers I may have....
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April 19, 2014

Do You Want Manpram.com?

Email me. We'll figure something out....
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March 28, 2014

After Effects Animators' Kids Have The NICEST YouTube Videos

DreamWorks animator Daniel Hashimoto started adding CG effects to little videos of his son James playing. He posts them to YouTube as Action Movie Kid. They are pretty awesome, and are getting a lot of media attention starting yesterday...
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March 21, 2014

Baby Trashes Bar: Las Palmas Trailer, By Johannes Nyholm

This is obviously completely perfect. This is why the world needs more paternity leave. Swedish filmmaker Johannes Nyholm was on his family leave, taking care of his 1yo daughter, when he decided to shoot a one-day short film. That...
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March 4, 2014

Hey, I Just Met You, And This Is Crazy

This was on Facebook and had a zillion Likes but it's actually very sad for multiple reasons: pic.twitter.com/1BdsEH3pPd— Gabriel Roth (@gabrielroth) March 5, 2014 I guess I should specify that the dad of Baby Harper is a US military...
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February 26, 2014

Dadtown & Z Girls

Dark Roasted Blend's got a huge, motley, but all-around entertaining historical survey of WTF kid photos, check them all out. But the one that hit me is right here: a dad from the 70s taking his kid on his...
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February 17, 2014

Skip Ad

Mosaic/Netscape founder Marc Andreessen's been tweeting examples of Our Digital Native Generation's touchscreeny precociousness. They're inspiring, amazing--and occasionally downright depressing:@pmarca my 2 year old nieces first words she put together were 'skip ad', in reference to YouTube— nik cubrilovic (@nikcub)...
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February 11, 2014

Mazeltov, The Nightlight Is Mostly Here!

Finally/So soon! It's Here!/It's almost here! I don't know quite the best baby birthin' metaphor to use for The Nightlight's soft launch today: was it born a little premature, and needs to spend a few weeks in the Kinja...
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February 3, 2014

Minnesota Nice Mutton Bustin'

I understand that there's not much to do in Minnesota this time of year, especially for kids who aren't old enough to get drunk ice-fishing. So yes, in theory, a World's Toughest Mutton Bustin' Competition would a nice evening...
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January 30, 2014

No Kids Is One Of My Favorite Stores

Bring the kids! pic.twitter.com/TLGSh2xzEG— Andy Baio (@waxpancake) January 30, 2014 OK, I get it. They could do like MOSS in SoHo, which just put all the merchandise in glass vitrines so no one could touch it....
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January 23, 2014

All I Want For Christmas Is DemBabies.com

Regular readers of Daddy Types know we don't go in for celebrity parenting around here. Celebrities are just like us, we figure, except for all the free baby swag they hustle, and so don't warrant special attention. We're taking...
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January 22, 2014

Kidpost Will Automatically Email Kidpics To Whomever You Want

FINALLY. As Jason said, every parent who codes has imagined doing something like Kidpost, and it's great that someone as sharp and sensitive as Khoi Vinh is doing it. Kidpost is promising to solve the problem of sending the...
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January 17, 2014

No, The Question Is, Who Hasn't Seen A Unicyclist Pushing A Stroller?

At first I wanted to find out where reddit user spokes1215 snapped this picture of a unicycling dad. You know, as a value-add for ganking his pic. Lincoln Av. Welcome to [Two Name Neighborhood]. But then I figured it's...
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January 14, 2014

Downloading

The toddler is referring to anything he has to wait for as 'downloading'. "Where tea?" "Not ready yet." "Is downloading?" "YES." Amazing.— anna pickard (@annapickard) January 2, 2014 This is trying-to-swipe-fingers-across-a-magazine-to-turn-the-page awesome. Also, last night, K2 came in and asked what a homepage is....
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January 7, 2014

Tech Up, Ladies!

This is actually a snapshot of the MommyTech summit at #CES2014. It's all dudes pic.twitter.com/AwdvnjbFwT— Lauren Goode (@LaurenGoode) January 7, 2014 So the family & kid-related gear section of CES is called MommyTech, and it's all dudes. Even the things...
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January 3, 2014

Government Birth Panels Website Under Construction

When you have a kid and insurance, typically you call the insurance company to add them to your policy. The premium goes up, and you're done. If insurance has been covering OB/GYN visits and the delivery, they may even...
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December 27, 2013

Disney Viral Marvel Reboot Plushie Fan Art WTF

By the gleamin' gates of funky Asgard, what the hell. Disney is rebooting/revamping/relaunching all of Marvel's properties? And so they basically plundered DeviantArt for viral clickbait attention-getting ideas, like turning all their properties into animals. Like these X-Men cats....
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December 21, 2013

Will Tweet For Cars

Thanks, @Honda, for the best gift ever - my new Odyssey m̶i̶n̶i̶ maxi van! instagram.com/p/hj4x1KyToL/— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) December 6, 2013 promoted by Honda And if Honda had wanted NPH to 'gram the whole car, they should have sent...
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December 9, 2013

Have You Seen Me?

My son lost his shoe. It's identical to the one seen here. For tips or shoe sightings call 909-54-SLIWA pic.twitter.com/3FuGS70MGY— Curtis Sliwa (@CurtisSliwa) December 9, 2013 If only there were someone who could make it safe to walk the streets...
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November 13, 2013

McSweeney's Published Amusing Birth Plan

David was surprised that he hadn't seen this funny birth plan published at McSweeney's last year. Me, I was not surprised, seeing as how I don't recall visiting McSweeney's since my Wholphin subscription ran out. But I'm trying to get...
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October 30, 2013

'Ohh You're Crying, Monkey. OK, Mommy's Done.'

This video starts out, "Mommy's gonna sing you a song. You want Mommy to sing a song, honey? Let me know how you feel about the song." Mommy is holding a video camera. Someone else is sitting silently next...
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October 24, 2013

Must Not Make Magic Wand Jokes

I love that Canadian new dad Anthony Stuart is getting so much tumblr love for his Magic Show. I'm sure pregnancy and childbirth was effortless, instantaneous magic for his lovely assistant, too. The Magic Show [daddyslittleprop.tumblr.com via cbc]...
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October 22, 2013

Why Buy The Breast Milk On The Internet, When You Can Get The Salmonella For Free?

Breast milk obtained online, whether through informal markets or donations, was found to have pathogenic bacteria and other contaminants. These include staph and salmonella, which can pose a significant health risk to preterm and medically compromised newborns. Who, if...
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October 8, 2013

Back The Longest Shortest Time Kickstarter

There's much to say and read and see and hear about The Longest Shortest Time, the podcast series for new parents produced by indie radio star Hillary Frank. But kindergarten pickup beckons, and anyway, the podcast basically sells itself,...
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October 3, 2013

Laundry Detergent Pod Not A Toy

You'd think the laundry detergent companies would learn after putting a teddy bear on the bottle, but no. kids are still eating--and getting sick from and even maybe dying from--Tide detergent pods, which look like shiny candy, and [used...
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September 5, 2013

Look Who's Tweeting

You guys, barely famous people are tweeting in the voice of their newborn kids, and New York Magazine is on it."These are the tools that I didn't have growing up. It's important to have your dot-com for your entire life....
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September 3, 2013

Child Crashes Scooter

via Anil Dash...
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August 29, 2013

An At-Home Cartoonist's Advice

If you need a boost to your day/week/year, head over to Gavin Aung Than's new web comic at Zen Pencils. The latest is based on a quote from Calvin & Hobbes creator Bill Watterson's 1990 commencement speech at Kenyon...
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August 9, 2013

Brazilians' Funniest Home Videos

Tricking the kid with a Kit Kat may work once or twice, but the only longterm solution here is Limited Edition Mashed Pea & Chai Kit Kats. Available at a food merchant near you. Also, this video is totally...
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July 25, 2013

Something From The Comments

Just spotted this LOLZ story in the comments on an older post:Today, I went to the beach front with my children. I found a sea shell and gave it to my 4 year old daughter and said "You can hear...
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July 17, 2013

This American Life

"Dad says you're spying on us online." Real limits needed for US surveillance before this dialogue becomes real. twitpic.com/d319u8— Kenneth Roth (@KenRoth) July 16, 2013...
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July 15, 2013

Congratulations, Babble, Disney & ABC, Measles, Mumps & Rubella

Wow, ABC, which, like Babble, is owned by Disney, has big news for fans of measles, mumps, rubella, and pertussis! Jenny McCarthy, one of America's most prominent vaccine skeptics, will join The View as a co-host. [Disclosure: I used to...
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June 3, 2013

Sneakerhead Alphabet Warps Fragile Little Minds

A is not for Alden, or even Adidas? B is not for Bean Boots? C is not for Chuck Taylors? D is not for Doc Martens? G is not for Gucci Loafers? J is not for Jack Rogers? L...
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May 30, 2013

America's Funniest WTF Where Is That Kid Sleeping? Photos

Frankly, a few of these photos of kids sleeping in WTF? places look a bit staged. Is Bob Saget involved in this website somehow? Because one kid is supposedly sleeping on the TV. SRSLY WTF? Kids Asleep In Awkward...
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May 23, 2013

Gnarly Vintage Burl Kids Chair

For all you Napa redwood cabin-in-the-forest dwellers who already have wacked out kid chairs carved from a single piece of walnut burl, my apologies, feel free to skip this post. For the rest of you, HOLY SMOKES WHAT IS...
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