Here’s Why Everyone Is Talking About “Bean Dad” (

On Jan. 2, musician and podcaster John Roderick shared a story about his 9-year-old daughter who was hungry for a can of beans but unable to figure out how to open them with a can opener. And like any extremely online father, he decided to share how he handled (what he considered to be) a “teachable moment” with the internet. Let’s just say, it didn’t go so well for him (or his daughter).


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Lyndsie (@speakofqueen)
6 months ago

There’s a whole lot to unpack in that situation…top one being don’t share parental advice online if you don’t want backlash and teach children through actions, not through words alone.

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