'We do not poop in books' and other hilarious things one father says to his 5 boys

DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Nathan Ripperger has 5 boys.

That’s all the explanation you need for why he’s just published a book titled ‘Things I’ve Said To My Children.’

Luckily the busy dad is also a graphic artist so he’s been able to illustrate his own words quite perfectly.

Initially he shared his fatherly phrases on social media, then he sold some prints on Etsy and then along came a publisher and the book was born.

Below are a selection of some of our favorite pages from 'Things I've Said To My Children.'