The NYC Dads Group again will help other needy families in our area keep their children warm and looking good this holiday by participating tomorrow on #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving back to others. For the second year, several of our members will spend an evening vetting, sorting and bundling children’s clothing donated through Baby Buggy, a nonprofit group that assists the 500,000 New York City families living in poverty. #GivingTuesday was founded in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y (another NYC Dads Group partner over the years) in partnership with the United Nations … [Read more...]
Few, if any, parents ever said “I want my child not to succeed." However, New York Times best-selling author Jessica Lahey thinks parents these days are too afraid to let their kids fail at even smallest of tasks. But they may be getting the message.
Lahey’s latest book The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed is a national best-seller with its premise that we help our kids develop more resourcefulness, skills and confidence by not constantly running to their rescue and protecting them from … [Read more...]
Six NYC Dads Group members present tales of fathering in Dads Behaving Dadly 2: 72 More Truths, Tears and Triumphs of Modern Fatherhood, a sequel to last year's Dads Behaving Dadly compilation from Motivational Press. Sharing their stories of raising children while facing the pressures of modern fatherhood are: Michael Andrews Jr. Larry Bernstein Jason S. Grant Jason Greene Lorne Jaffe Christopher Persley Ten percent of the book's royalties are said to be donated to the Oren Miller Dad 2.0 Scholarship Fund, named in honor of A Blogger and a Father author the late Oren … [Read more...]