“I wish my dad had taught me to: tell great stories, pray, forgive, draw, and how to talk and burp at the same time.”

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These are comments by Elvin Turner, Taylor Garcia, JD Robeeto on the post “25 Life Skills a Father Can Give His Son“.

Elvin Turner said:

I’d add:

How to tell great stories
How to pray
To forgive
To draw
To talk and burp at the same time

Taylor Garcia said:

All sound skills, but I am astounded shaving is not on this list. It is a crucial skill the father must teach the son how to do. My father never taught me and my face still hasn’t forgiven him for it.

JD Robeeto said:

I was raised by my Mom for most of my young life so there’s definitely nothing exclusionary about this list. I’m a Dad raising a boy and I think about these things, so I positioned it as skills a Dad can give his son. But I hope to give my daughter the same skills, and – as William mentioned above – all dance instruction will be left to my wife.

 

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