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12 Things That Change When You're A Dad

You don't realize you're a big ol' dad until *BOOM*, you're putting signage above the thermostat. Get down with your dad self and go take your kids to soccer in that Toyota Sienna minivan.

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1. Drinks with the Boys


Before: The perfect night you can't remember.

After: The best way to start the morning.

2. Personal Possessions

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Jason Trommetter / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: trommetter

Before: Very cool things for your very cool life.

After: Very tasty toys.

3. The Genie

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Before: A magical man rumored to appear after rubbing an antique lamp.

After: A place to hold your kid's poop.

4. Game Night

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Before: "Gooooooooooooal!"

After: Sorry!

5. Sleep


Before: So good it hurts.

After: It hurts.

6. College


Before: A very expensive four-year party.

After: The very expensive four-year party that you're paying for this time around.

7. Sweet Threads

Loz Pycock / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: blahflowers

Before: Professional sexy.

After: Baby sass.

8. Sick Whip


Before: The most beautiful vehicle you'll ever own.

After: The vehicle your beautiful baby pukes in.

9. Upper Management


Before: Working for mo' money, acquiring mo' problems.

After: Coaching for no money. Killing it, no problem.

10. Social Media

Before: Where you post about your exciting life.

After: Where you post pics of your adorable child's exciting life.

11. Working Out

Stacy / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: skeglovitz

Before: Conquering the gym.

After: Being conquered.

12. Jokes


Before: Kind of gross.

After: Kind of awesome.

Also, your vines.

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