Dads of Daughters (The DoD)

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Dads of Daughters (The DoD)

This group is for men who are currently fathers of daughters. We discuss the happiness and hardships of being a dad to little girls. In some cases, we really are the Department of Defense.

Location: Kansas City
Members: 21
Latest Activity: Sep 30

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Introductions

Started by Justin Lillich. Last reply by John Jan 13. 10 Replies

Greeting! I'm very excited to see what this forum will yield. By way of intros, My name is Justin. I'm 34 years old and am father of three daughters (aged 6 years, and 2 who are almost 9mo old) and…Continue

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Joblessness and the common man

Started by Justin Lillich Jan 7. 0 Replies

Five months ago, I embarked on a career change of sorts. I moved from my role as a cog in the insurance world to a position as the "Director of Customer Experience" for a small Automotive Collision…Continue

A twist to a classic idea

Started by Joe W. Last reply by Michael Dec 4, 2013. 4 Replies

My daughter is 4yo. Right now she is all about Disney princesses and the fact that they always end up with a prince. (Except that new Scottish one) Having had several teenage foster daughters over…Continue

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Comment by Joe W on January 6, 2014 at 9:08pm

My daughter will be 5 next month. This past weekend I was on a seemingly never ending cycle of being the best daddy in the world, the meanest daddy, not having a daughter any more because I didn't love her, and just plain getting yelled at. Oh the joy of snow days making for long weekends.

Comment by Mark D.S. Stilkenboom on January 5, 2014 at 2:02pm

I have a soon to be 12 year old. I live in Houston. She is a handful.

Comment by John on January 5, 2014 at 11:54am

I am glad to join this group..three daughters, one elementary and two college age. I have advice for some but still need advice. Being a dad never ends!

Comment by Jeff Westmoreland on November 24, 2013 at 3:59pm

Hey Michael, congrats on becoming the father of a daughter!  I'm sure you're finding out already that it can be an interesting, fun, and aggrevating experience.  My daughter turns 21 this year and is in college.  Cherish the little things like walking around the block and playing on the swing with her.  They will be some of your best memories!

Comment by Michael on November 24, 2013 at 9:08am

Hello,

I’m a fairly new father. I have a one year old daughter. 

Comment by Chuck Smith on October 11, 2013 at 10:21am

Good day all.  I am a father of 3, 2 of which are girls.  A 21 year old spending this weekend at the RenFair in Houston and a 17 year old on high school dance team.

 

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