|Stay-At-Home Dads: The Road Less Traveled||
If you've been to Town Lake or visited a local park lately, you've probably seen them: pushing joggers or spotting kids on playscapes, they look a lot like dads spending a couple of hours kicking back with the kids.
But actually, they're with them all day.
Better known as stay-at-...
|Editor's Note: The Importance of Dad||
If you were to drop onto this planet from, say, Mars-knowing nothing about our culture and using the media as your guide-you'd probably assume that the fathers of our species were pretty stupid.
How else to explain the plethora of dithering dads on TV or why fathers are relegated to the...
|Health & Fitness: My Father, My Self||
June brings memories of my last visit with my father on Father's Day 1994.
My father was a firm, wry witted, good old boy. A genuine John Wayne generation specimen. When he was 49 he had the first of several heart attacks, surgeries, and hospitalizations that would impact almost every...
|How to Be a Working Dad, Not a Working Stiff||
It was a weeknight like any other: I had come home at 7:30, my wife had already fed our two sons, the lawn was overgrown, and I still had dozens of e-mails to check that night. After rushing through dinner, I promptly fell asleep on the couch with the remote control on my chest while the kids...
|Everyday Activities Made Easy with Music||
No matter what age, kids have minds of their own, so gaining their compliance can be exhausting, especially when time is short. Instilling values, teaching safety, and working with children on simple everyday tasks can be especially tough.
Music is a quick, easy, and low-cost way to...