“When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed. I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly. He cut the legs off the bed.”
Slick secrets from Savvy Dads.
We found these as “Dad’s Best Advice” posts on Etsy.
Short. Sweet. Fun. Light.
Rapid fire tidbits of wisdom. Ready, set…
When you are driving, remember — it is not how fast you are going, but how quickly you can stop!
“Don’t wash it down!” If you drink water or soda with your meals, you dilute your digestive juices needed to break the food down; if it’s diluted, it’s weaker, thence comes the indigestion.
When someone older than you gives advice, say “Yes sir” or “Yes, ma’am” and then go on and do what you intended to do in the first place. Everybody will be happy.
Can’t never could.
My dad taught me the importance of letting go. He taught me to let my hamster run around in the lounge for exercise, and when she disappeared under the sofa I freaked out. He was calm and told me to wait, she’d return. She did…
My dad thought TV was poison and wouldn’t allow one in the house. He told us to go outside and be active, do something productive, be creative, travel, make friends, expand your horizon…
And the finale from username Basic Black:
- Always shop for a car on the last day of the year.
- Never go to a free event in the summer.
- Always sand with the grain.
- Never order fish if you’re more than an hour away from the coast.
- Always have a trade you can fall back on in hard times.
- Never play cards with a guy named Doc.