JD Roberto reflects on waking up one day and asking, “Whoa, how the hell did I get all the way over here?”
Can we really mold and shape our kids into the compassionate, successful, kind, creative, human beings we desperately want them to be? Or are they just who they are for better and worse?
JD Roberto questions the accepted wisdom of our youth sports world, in which we are told to tell our children that it’s not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game.
What do we do when we know we are going to die? Look to Sam Simon for inspiration.
JD Roberto has a few things to say about list articles.
JD Roberto insists that the whole idea of a “complicated” relationship is a just a refusal to take responsibility.
JD Roberto explains that happiness is more than a moment.
“DO volunteer to help out with the kids. Maybe you don’t consider yourself to be ‘a kid person,’ and that’s okay. I don’t consider myself to be ‘a furniture person,’ but I still wouldn’t stand there and watch you move a couch all alone.”
What skills do you wish your father had taught you?
JD Roberto asks: What can the fathers of children lost in other American tragedies—Oklahoma City, Columbine—teach us in their responses to grief?
Claims that babies can read may be deceptive, according to an FCC investigation.
JD Roberto knows that his kids are going to grow up, and his heart will be broken.
You don’t have to be a “kid person” to remain our friends after we have kids, just a “friend person.”
This isn’t about how we feel down the road. This is about that first split second when we realize that everything we know is about to change for good.
Is your desire to avoid confrontation turning your kids into tantrum terrorists?
What knowledge do you shield your kids from, and why?