Patrick Canadey, with a letter to his daughter upon her promotion from elementary school.
PATRICK CANEDAY is a mediocre father, so-so husband, full-time employee at a major entertainment company and award-winning newspaper columnist in Los Angeles, CA. He's also author of the book “Crooked Little Birdhouse: Random Thoughts on Being Human.” Contact him at [email protected]. Read more at www.randomthoughtsonbeinghuman.com.
Patrick Caneday didn’t know what he was missing, growing up without a father around, until he became a father, himself.
As different as people and traditions are around the world, sometimes it’s the similarities that sneak up on us and surprise us the most.
A “short” speech on marriage is an impossible task; like a “quick” hike up Mt. Everest. But when your brother asks, tell him what you know.
They understand that the transition from being who they are now to becoming someone else entirely is just not a transition that appeals to them.
Harris O’Malley on refining your positivity and developing a better attitude.
Dating when you have kids can be complicated. Patrick Sallee makes it easier with four simple rules.
A dad holds on to hope that in a world of people pitted against one another, times are a changin’ for the world his children will grow up in.
Don’t let these misconceptions trick you into settling for less than you deserve.
Michele Kambolis’ New Book Gives Play-Based Strategies for Anxiety
Sean Swaby admits that his wife wonders if he is deaf. Men aren’t deaf, we are just trying to stay on top of the weather patterns inside of us.
When faced with the prospect of a closed daycare, a concerned dad seeks out advice on how to fill the day.
Matt Shumate explains why you’ll be happier if you walk away—and stay away—after a nasty breakup.
What I am going to say here will shock some people but the want to express this has been tugging at me for a while so I had to say it.
All the signs point to Rand Paul having already lost his bid to be the Republican nominee in 2016.
When you’re a young person trying to establish your identity, Southern pride offers an easy one. It’s all put together, like any religion or nationalist system.
We’re the guys who eat stereotypes for lunch. So just what is it we are trying to change?