But I’ve been wearing an rubber band on my wrist for a while now. It’s not a fashion statement; it’s a reminder that I am too hard on my 7-year-old. That I yell too much. That I say “no” too much. That I lose my patience with him too frequently.
An educated person who is willing to work hard and is resourceful has an advantage. A person who understands how to roll with the changes and moments in life has an advantage.
We need to reframe the function of a PTA from shallow facilitation of events and fundraising to a circle of support and protection – where our children could turn to for meaningful resources.
Filed Under: education
By Peter Duffy
I live in dread of people asking what I do for a living. When I say I’m a stay-at-home father they often reply as if like they’re talking to a preschooler showing them his or her latest crayon scribbles.
Filed Under: at-home parents
Dad blogger and author Clint Edwards appears on the Modern Dads Podcast to talk about “I’m Sorry — Love, Your Husband,” his collection of funny, heartfelt apologies written from his viewpoint as husband and father.
Filed Under: Modern Dads Podcast
There was one final step. We had to make sure the grill would light. My father and I determined we would light a match, throw it in, and turn the knob at the same time. And pray.
By Jason Greene
New York City may be expensive to live in, but it also has many great places to visit with kids on the cheap this summer.
Filed Under: only in new york
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