Post Tagged with: "raising girls"

The Limited Power of A Parent’s Prayers
Parenting Blog

The Limited Power of A Parent’s Prayers

Please, god, if you’re awake and happen to have one of the TVs tuned to this archery supply place in the middle of Amish country (you’re cool with them, right?) right now, please please please help send one of her arrows through one god damn (shit, sorry about that) balloon. […]

Modern Dads Raising Tweens and Teens
Parenting Blog

Modern Dads Raising Tweens and Teens

Five dads, from different parts of the country, but all of whom are in the midst of raising tweens and teens, have contributed audio pieces to the newest episode of the Modern Dads Podcast. I was honored to be asked to be one of them and decided to read my […]

We March On
Parenting Blog

We March On

A perfect one-two punch in the air presented itself to my wife and I last week to mourn, scream and protest an unpresidented situation in America. On Friday night, Frank Turner spit truth to power on stage at The Fillmore, leaving us full-throated and raspy voiced by the end of […]

What They Don’t Tell Dads of Daughters: The Tween Years Are The Best
Parenting Blog

What They Don’t Tell Dads of Daughters: The Tween Years Are The Best

Think of it this way: one day she won’t be so little. One day Super Heroes and finger food will no longer dominate the conversation. And one day she’ll be out in the world putting her own unique imprints down on top of the earth, without you by her side […]

More Minutes To Live The Life You Want + A Great Clips Gift Card Giveaway
OWTK Giveaways / Parenting Blog

More Minutes To Live The Life You Want + A Great Clips Gift Card Giveaway

I’ve got a decent amount of free time. I’m lucky that way, really lucky, and I don’t take it for granted, but that doesn’t mean I’m cool with tossing away precious minutes sitting in traffic, waiting in lines or queuing in lobbies. Nope. Nope. Nope. I run my life with […]

8 Things I Won’t Stop Doing As A Dad of Tween Daughters
Parenting Blog

8 Things I Won’t Stop Doing As A Dad of Tween Daughters

I’m not going to insult parents of young children who say that the lack of sleep and the diaper years are difficult, they can be indeed, or try to convince anyone that toddler tantrums are a joyous experience, they’re absolutely not, but you’re not really in the weeds as a […]

The Girl Scout Badge for Digital Citizenship
Parenting Blog

The Girl Scout Badge for Digital Citizenship

The sands of time will continue to slip by but there’s comfort in knowing that much of parenting life remains the same. The hemline of our pants changes with every generation, but the decades and centuries do little to alter the basic marching order of any parent: keep our kids […]

The Secret To Raising Great Kids In 4 Simple Life Lessons
Parenting Blog

The Secret To Raising Great Kids In 4 Simple Life Lessons

The well containing all of the knowledge we wish to pass on to our kids is bottomless. I reckon, in fact, that it goes on quite a bit further than that. Frankly, I’m not certain if there are fewer or more than one secret to raising great kids. Hell, I’ve […]

joc