As our substitute teacher read through the attendance list, he paused, laughed out loud, and then read my name. That sort of stuff stays with you.
An activist’s view.
I have training at work for how to deal with aggressive behavior and how a person gets to that point. That is, at work I receive training for tantrums.
Because fatherhood wants any good man, the opportunity to do better than before and nothing beats a newborn dad kind of love.
The challenge of talking to our daughters about sex and sexuality.
“I will never be outdated. I am dad. I am eternal.”
How do you answer those awkward questions about death?
Come out, come out wherever you are.
Nope. Never. No Way. Okay, Maybe.
Teens who suffer from depression tend to fare better in years to come if they have supportive families
Kidzilla said something about the beans tasting like dirt, but then ate a big kid sized portion complete with Happy Noises and her Dinner Dance Wiggle.
Democracy at Work? There is a nightly battle in my home. It’s called the Bedtime Wars. It begins around dinner time with the sweetest simple question from our youngest: “Who’s putting us to bed?” Old world, I raised my hand with enthusiasm. “I am,” I would say, more as a reminder since I was the…
Raising my kids as activists is integral to my parenting because it cultivates appreciation and gratitude.
A review of research points to “prosocial” behaviors like kindness and helpfulness come from interactions the children have with multiple adults.
My spontaneity has increased, so my wife was not completely surprised. We were going to a rock show.
Do you ever feel as if you do not have a place, a place of origin, a true place to call home, an explanation to the whys and who’s of what made the person you have become?