Fast Food – A Memorial Day Tribute

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. ◊♦◊ My maternal grandmother was waif thin, almost frail, which was […]

The Moment of Enlightenment

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. ◊♦◊ I haven’t been to church in ages (I grew up […]

Why I’ll Teach My Son to Embrace the F-Word (and it’s Not What You Think!)

Most importantly, my failures have taught me to never give up.

Phasing

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. ◊♦◊ We know a year is 365 days. A month, about […]

Stay Calm – You’re Parenting Your Boys Just Fine

Ann Preston Roselle says keep cool and your boys will be just fine.

Man Time vs. Woman Time

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. ◊♦◊ Disclaimer: this week’s column will contain generalized and sexist ideas, […]

My Teenage Son (Who Has Bipolar Disorder) is My Mentor

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 […]

Man Up- How to Be a Man in the 21st Century

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 […]

Raising Boys With Chronic Pain

J.C. Hannigan shares something with her sons: a rare chronic pain disorder.

Life & Times Series: Part 5

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 […]

Gay Twins Come Out to Each Other, Then to Mom

What happens when not one, but two brothers, come out to their mom?

Life & Times Series: Part 4

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: […]

Life & Times Series: Part 3

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 […]

Life & Times Series: Part 1

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   […]

5 Things Teens Wish Their Parents Knew

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.

Guy Time

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 […]