Archive for July, 2008
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Maybe you heard it recently from the grandparents or other extended family: "My, how the children have grown!" Maybe you saw some old photos or home videos and were stunned. "Were they ever really that little?"
Friday, July 25, 2008
Girls always give us insightful feedback about their dads when we talk to them during our Father-Daughter Summit events. Usually, their comments focus on two areas: they'd like to spend more regular one-on-one time with their dad, and they want to be able to share more with him and know that he'll listen and not get angry.
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Many new dads are blindsided by how many adjustments they are asked to make for their new role. Usually they have not grasped an important truth about fatherhood, and that’s understandable. After all, there are plenty of veteran dads who haven’t accepted it either. What is this simple but profound truth? It’s not about you.
Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Tomorrow I'll think fondly of Dad. Which is odd, because I hated him when he was alive.