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: 41
Latest Activity: Apr 24

Discussion Forum

A twist to a classic idea

Started by Joe W. Last reply by Shannon N. Clark Apr 14. 5 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

Advice from a Daughter

Started by Tess Jane. Last reply by Shannon N. Clark Apr 14. 1 Reply

Hi Dads,I am not a Dad of a daughter, but I am a daughter myself. I'm really tight with my Dad. He's everything to me and I strongly believe he is the person that made me a strong woman. So, I'm…Continue

Introductions

Started by Justin Lillich. Last reply by John Jan 13, 2014. 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, 2014. 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

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Comment by Joe W on March 31, 2015 at 1:40pm

Like Ian, I wanted all boys too. The idea of raising girls is scary. (That is a fear that has proven true!) But I thank God not only for giving me my daughter, but also for giving her to me first. I do believe having a little girl first helped alter the way I am raising my son right from the start.

Comment by Ian Wilson on March 30, 2015 at 8:05pm

i still cannot wrap my head around the idea of having a kid that is an adult.  my oldest just turned 13 (boy).  we have another boy, 9, and then our daughter is 6.  and i am wrapped around her little finger.  i wanted all boys, but once she came along, i changed my tune, i am just thrilled to have a daughter.

Comment by Brad Thompson on March 29, 2015 at 10:20pm
Hi. I have 3 daughters, ages 34, 26, and 15. I've been raising girls non-stop since 1980. Each one was vastly different. I'm proud to say that the 2 oldest have launched successfully, 1 married, one engaged, both gainfully employed. Now if I can just get the little one out and on her own.

I wish I had had a son or two, but girls are really great.
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 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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Nick H replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
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Nick H replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
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Nick H replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
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Shane replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
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Nick H replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
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Shane replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
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