Special Christmas Podcast

Cherry Pie Proposed Rule:

Roman Circus Podcast with us:

Award Winning Author Carey Helmick

Carey & Kyle discuss Carey’s first published article and a lawsuit against Popeyes for running out of Chicken Sandwiches. Joseph OWNS Dad.

Carey’s Piece (!!!!):

Marion Stokes:

Jeopardy Guy Tweet:

Pope yes:


Babies in Public

We talk about Dadding and Nursing in Public, a time capsule, and holding babies in New Zealand. We’re against wasting food. Joey babbles in a box.

Dadding in Public:

Leftover food:

Time capsule with nothing inside:

Breastfeeding mother:

Babyholding New Zealand Speaker:


1 Year!!

We discuss being parents of two for a year, having Fathers Anthony and Harrison have Mass at our place, pregnant pandas, In-N-Out in New York, CANCELLING Amazon,  Pushing Daisies, Good Omens, Kyle quizzes Carey about Shrek. Rory says “In This Economy”

panda pregnancy mystery:

pandas fake pregnancy apparently:
in-n-out burger in NYC
Shrek VHS tape:


Hot Hot Hot New Content

Podcast celebrating one year of podcast, having a surprisingly good discussion about the Americans With Disabilities Act, explaining our children’s newest feats, getting mad at a school district for trying to use children as collateral.


Spicy Nuggs Podcast:

Top/Worst (Whatever):

Wendy’s Finger Lady arrested again:

Wendy’s ADA Lawsuit:

99 Percent Invisible on Curb Cuts:

school lunch debt update:

hashbrown law


Joseph’s crawling, Rory’s basically an adult now, that one dude is going to win jeopardy forever, and we talk about school lunches and the unfairly divided job of being a parent. Rory sings What a Wonderful World.

Illegal jeopardy wagers:
Hash brown guy:
School lunches:
Daycares call moms:

Sending Rory to Baby Harvard

We talk about Snowplow Parenting, the weather, Rory’s inquisitiveness, and Joseph’s chonkiness. Rory reads Green Eggs & Ham.


an obituary on Hal Fishman for anyone who’s weirdly interested (I was 15 when he died, not 9. my entire childhood is one big blur to me apparently):

I cannot for the life of me find the National Geographic show with the lizard character. Someone help?

Also I’m bummed I went with the name “when would you file?” when I could have gone with “Ready Aim File”.

In-N-Out sues Puma:

Youtube shuts down comments on kids videos:

Silly letter from Principal on Momo:

Frisbee dog record breaker (doesn’t appear to be wearing a bandana, but we won’t call the cops if you don’t):

Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s day! We discuss our first Valentine’s Day, traditions, Joseph’s locomotion, chocolate, and the death (and revival) of Candy Hearts.

neutral network candy hearts:

country roads mario:

opportunity rover, which made it 14 years, not 5, relevant xkcd:



Another serious one this week, folks. The burden of raising our kids in the digital age has been weighing on us, and youtube’s demonic sorting algorithm has been in the news, so here are our thoughts on youtube, kids shows, and why they often fill us with dread.

Excellent Article:

TED Talk:

CGP Grey Ad Revenue Explainer:

That chicken video (a tweet about it, so you’re not giving them views):



Special episode for folks curious about or already fans of Doctor Who, starring @heyitsmattbaker of Roman Circus Podcast fame and Carey’s sister Noelle.

Kyle had already gone back to DC, but we all know you’re just here for the clip of Rory at the end.

We do not know why Rory thinks Doctor Who is called “houses.”

Listen to episode #45 of the @RomanCircusPodcast to hear our guest episode with those guys!


#12 Raising Helmicks – Wombat Tier

In-N-Stout, GoFraudMe, Wombat Poop, Snowball Fights, and more!!



Wombat poop:

Wombat book:




Babies and Mothers:

#11 Raising Helmicks – Baptisms & Burgers

Halloween, a Baptism, Thanksgiving prep, and The Docket.






Facebook lies: