Liza Long looks to her son as a mentor. ___ In the third week of September 16 years ago, I met my second son for the first time. A difficult pregnancy with preterm labor and several long, tedious weeks of bed rest concluded anticlimactically with an apparently healthy baby born on his due date, a […]
Mark Goodson says a good man is one who participates in domestic duties. __ The expectations of what makes a good man are changing. My father is a great man. I’ve never seen him wash a dish or grease a pan. While too young to remember, I doubt he ever changed a diaper. But he brought home […]
J.C. Hannigan shares something with her sons: a rare chronic pain disorder.
Father Time presents: “Life & Times – Fathers and Their Views about Time” Featuring a real-life dad offering his take on time ◊♦◊ Tom B. (Washington) Age 34 Occupation: Shipping/Receiving Status: Married, two kids: Daughter age four, son seven months Wife is a homemaker and sanity-keeper FT: Describe a key distinction you’ve made about time as […]
What happens when not one, but two brothers, come out to their mom?
Father Time presents: “Life & Times – Fathers and Their Views about Time” Featuring a real-life dad offering his take on time ◊♦◊ Johnny L. (California) Age: 53 Occupation: Navy Retired/Disabled Veteran/Navy Contractor – Systems Engineer Status: Married 22 years (1994-Present) with 2 daughters, ages 18 and 17 Wife is a Public School Librarian. FT: […]
Father Time presents: “Life & Times – Fathers and Their Views about Time” Featuring a real-life dad offering his take on time ◊♦◊ Kyle H. (New Mexico) Age: 32 Occupation: Owner of NMPreps LLC, Publisher of NMPreps.com Status: Married, two children. Son age 7, daughter age 3. Wife is in Accounts Receivable/Part Time at Chem-dry […]
Father Time presents: “Life & Times – Fathers and Their Views about Time” Featuring a real-life dad giving his take on time ◊♦◊ Randy S. (Idaho) Age: 34 Occupation: Department Manager in an ammunition manufacturing plant Status: Married with two daughters, ages 4 and 6 Wife is a full time RN, working night shift […]
Working with teens for 20 years, I asked them a simple question, “What do you wish your parents knew more of to improve your life?” Here are their answers.
Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept. ◊♦◊ Friday night is Take Out night at our home. All […]
Dad Nathan Timmel has some observations about bad behavior at the playground. The kids are fine. It is the adults he is concerned about.
Many think moms are better parents than dads. Scott Behson doesn’t agree, but he concedes that moms do these two things, that dads cannot do.
Some things don’t seem like they would be “dad issues”, but if one spouse has them— they both do. Here is how to help when that issue is postpartum depression.
It’s easy to get caught up in the hectic life of a mom. But don’t forget that your husband needs your attention too!
It’s the nature of life in the 21st century—where stress and worry are a part of our daily existence—for us to become self-absorbed and consequently unaware of just how vital our Mom’s and Dads are to us.