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guys who choose to be a Really Cool Dad, while exposing the stereotypes and silliness from those who promote the outdated notion of fatherhood, the Neanderthal Dad.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: neanderthal myth
It’s not a job.
We need to change the parenting rhetoric that has gotten a lot of attention this week. Raising children is important, but parenting is not a job—it’s a part of the human condition. That is not to imply that it requires … Continue reading
Posted in Culture, Current News, Inspirations, Thinking Differently, Values Tagged career, culture, feminist, neanderthal myth, rhetoric 4 Comments
Boys and Girls
I was really dismayed and frustrated to read the transcript of this week’s #DadChat, a weekly Twitter chat about being a dad. I’ve followed the chat for a while, yet almost never take part, but it’s one of the hash … Continue reading
Posted in That's Not Right, Thinking Differently Tagged boys, cliche, culture, friends, girls, marriage, neanderthal myth, play, relationships, teasing, trust Leave a comment
Mere weeks after public outcry over a gay teen’s suicide and months of ‘It Get’s Better’ campaigns, the last thing I expected to read was Christie Blatchford’s article in Canada’s National Post newspaper, where she writes that Toronto is full … Continue reading
Posted in Current News, That's Not Right Tagged boys, bullies, culture, Gay, hugs, neanderthal myth, teasing, violence Leave a comment
You Have a Choice.
Sometimes we’ll do something that contradicts our own values—a moment we’re not proud of. We’re all human and we make mistakes. But when we do we can accept responsibility and correct the issue. We’ll change, and grow a little as … Continue reading
Posted in That's Not Right Tagged lazy dad, neanderthal myth Leave a comment