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Category Archives: The Dad Thing
This is a given: All parents believe their kids are geniuses. If not in academics, then in athletics or art or music or social skills. We can’t help it; it’s part of our DNA. But my 16-year-old son Cole? Smart. … Continue reading
The cry came from the pit of agony and despair, also sometimes known as our daughter’s bedroom. “Mom! What’s the Internet password?” As usual it was less of a question and more of an accusation. Our 13-year-old, as angry as … Continue reading
Becoming a father is a lot like joining a 12-step group. The first step is to accept that you are powerless over your children and that you must put your fate into the hands of a higher power (and by … Continue reading
My daughter Ava is no girly girl. Sure, there was a period where each of the 433 stuffed animals in her possession was named Cinderella (around age 4). There was the phase where every piece of clothing in her closet … Continue reading