Celebrating DadsThis blog is dedicated to celebrating guys who choose to be a Really Cool Dad, while exposing the stereotypes and silliness from those who promote the outdated notion of fatherhood, the Neanderthal Dad. I want to know what you think. Share your thoughts and comments with me.
- What’s next? Career advice from off the career path.
- I’ve been busy.
- Unsolicited Advice
- Wake Up Call for Aspiring Athletes
- Simple notes to my younger self.
- No Lifeguard on Duty
- Father’s Day Twitter Chat, #MomsOfBoysChat
- One step forward.
- What’s your family worth?
- 8 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became a Dad.
- A moment or more of silence.
- Plays well with others.
- Parenting Wisdom for Lance Armstrong
- No do-over.
- How can you be so poor with so much money?
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Tag Archives: inspiration
8 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became a Dad.
I was once an expectant father. Like most modern dads, I read the books, took the classes, and participated in everything I could (as long as I was welcome). I was eager and involved, but I’m also not afraid to … Continue reading
Posted in Culture, Diary, Inspirations, Values Tagged Barney the Dinosaur, Childbirth, competition, culture, Dad, Families, Grandparents, inspiration, Media, Parents, Reality, school, Society, Time, TV 4 Comments
Evil doesn’t always wear a big, black hat.
Bear with me. This is a long intro. What started as a Twitter discussion about how to explain death and tragedy to children—such as the event Aurora, Colorado—became a discussion about “evil”. Unfortunately, the challenge (and the charm) of Twitter … Continue reading
Posted in Current News, Rules, Thinking Differently, Values Tagged evil, health, inspiration, mental health, villain, violence 8 Comments
This teacher excites me.
I just had the most inspiring conversation with a teacher at my son’s school. Not his current teacher; just one that I have come to know over the years. Today we started talking about technology in the classroom, but the … Continue reading
Posted in Adventures, Education, Inspirations Tagged education, inspiration, school, teachers 3 Comments
We’re talking Mo’vember
I decided this year to participate in Mo’vember, that growing movement that is building awareness around prostate cancer. Symbolically only, though; I haven’t been collecting pledges. Between sports fundraising and school fundraising, my friends and family are a little tapped out. … Continue reading
Posted in Adventures, Cool dad in action, Inspirations, Marketing Tagged Advertising, cancer, cause, health, inspiration, marketing, moustache, Movember, prostate Leave a comment