How to throw a ball against a wall

September 14, 2012 By: erik Category: Funny, Offspring, Parenting, Videos

How to throw a ball against a wall (thumbnail)One day back in July, I was out with my daughter at the school playground and she was playing with a ball. She wasn’t throwing it very well, so I stepped in to fulfill my fathering responsibility of teaching my child how to throw a ball. I explained that you turn your side to the target, and step forward with the opposite foot as you pivot your body and transfer your weight before releasing the ball. Step by step, I pointed out how my body was positioned as I slowly mimicked throwing the ball.
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How to break into your own house

March 04, 2011 By: erik Category: Funny, Offspring, Videos

How to break into your own house (freeze frame)Nora has learned a new trick: climbing into her house through the window. Naturally, I set about to record a video of her doing so, and two unforeseen events occurred. First, Narcissus noticed herself on the camera viewfinder and had to run over for a closer look. And second, when I tried to use the excuse of “Oh no, your key is inside the house!” to get her to climb through the window, she did, but then she berated me for being such a jerk as to throw her key into the house. The result was a rather bizarre, but still cute video. (more…)