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guys who choose to be a Really Cool Dad, while exposing the stereotypes and silliness from those who promote the outdated notion of fatherhood, the Neanderthal Dad.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: sports
Wake Up Call for Aspiring Athletes
Plenty of parents want their child to play sports, and some kids even excel. And anyone who hangs around long enough knows that parents of Olympic level athletes share a common story of early morning practices, and the dedication shared … Continue reading
Posted in Adventures, Inspirations, Sports Tagged Athlete, Athletic Commitment, Commitment, competition, health, inspiration, Kids Sports, play, sports, winning 5 Comments
It’s okay to celebrate moms with P&G
P&G’s latest ad has insulted some dads. As part of their 2012 Olympic campaign, the global marketer has a tear-inducing ad that watches as a baby girl grows into an Olympic athlete, and recognizes mom for all her support. It’s … Continue reading
Posted in Current News, Marketing Tagged Advertising, marketing, Mom, Shopping, sports, stereotypes 8 Comments
Hockey fan or parent; can I be both?
Dave Banks with Wired magazine posted an open letter to the NHL, commenting on the level of violence displayed in the most recent games, but also showcasing the deterioration of the sport over time. It’s a great letter; read it. … Continue reading
Posted in Sports, That's Not Right, Values Tagged competition, hockey, sports, winning 8 Comments
Winning. Losing. Trying.
I’ll admit it; I like to win. After a well fought battle of skill and strategy, victory is sweet. I also don’t mind losing. It’s not as sweet, but as long as everyone played fair, I will respect the victor. … Continue reading
Posted in Adventures, Culture, Sports Tagged competition, sports, winning Leave a comment