Dad for Beginners

Amateurism at its best


September 27, 2013
by Creed

How to Gender

There comes a time in every expectant parent’s life when you are eligible to learn the sex of your unborn child. People mistake this to mean gender. Even though it is a coin-flips chance either way, this is somehow a … Continue reading

September 23, 2013
by Creed

Fatherhood for the Feebleminded

Sometimes becoming a new father comes as a shock. FYI for all you men out there…babies can happen without warning! Fatherhood doesn’t float gingerly from above like a string of gossamer dancing in the cool summer breeze – it erupts … Continue reading

birthing classes

September 17, 2013
by Creed
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How to Save Money During Pregnancy, pt. 3 – Birthing Classes

Birthing classes are a typical materialistic and shallow 20th century invention. Childbirth is a phenomenon that has been completed successfully for many thousands of years. It is a task that without which, perpetuation of the human species would dissolve and the … Continue reading


September 12, 2013
by Creed
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Enraged Nocturnal Caterwauling i.e. Colic

My son has finally achieved a post-colic status. He is now, for the most part, a semi-normal baby who has replaced the sporadic shrieking, spontaneous screaming, and capricious crankiness with a mere mild level of intermittent annoyingness. This is cause … Continue reading

parental bipolarism

September 6, 2013
by Creed

Parental Pseudo-Bipolarism

 “Oh my god! Two options are running through my head right now. 1. To jump out the window of a 20-story building or 2. To fucking put him in the crib and run and run and run the fuck away.” … Continue reading

bubblegum princess

September 2, 2013
by Creed

Imperfection and Social Expectation: A Child’s Understanding of Socio-Economics and Individuality in “Bubblegum Princess”

I’ve never read a children’s book to my son. So it came as somewhat of a shock when I was offered the opportunity to review Bubblegum Princess. In fact, my son and I are currently in the midst of reading … Continue reading

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