Howdy,So I had a thought: Do guys really need a man cave? Is it important to have a space all your own separated from your family? The reason I ask is a good friend of mine who is a father of 3 has…Continue
Howdy,I am the father of a newborn girl, my first child. She is awesome. My wife (her Mother) is also awesome. Right now she is in auto pilot mode of sleeping, eating and pooping and this part is…Continue
"Its worth a watch. The film touches on the idea of the darkness and evil that lurks in the mundane and boring world of middle class America and how we are all affected by it. Very good film and Frank Booth (the films bad guy) is one of those…"
"Of course I will throw in some cold shouldered indifference every now and then too: Ignore her when she speaks, make her open the door for ME, slowly control every aspect of her life and make her give up contact with friends and family...
"I agree. I think that the most important thing to do overall is to love her Mom and treat her like a queen so my kid can see the example.
That seems to be a very prevalent response in this thread and I am defiantly taking note. "
"Thats interesting. Yeah ultimately if she chooses it and her mom and I deem it acceptable media for our household we won't deny her (princess orientated films) but I figure I can limit access to it at least or as you mentioned, we can…"
"It must fill some psychological need.
Sort of like Rescue Bots, Doctor Who (I supervise this one closely), Transformers, Batman, &c. &c., fill one for my little boy. I wasn't a superhero type, but boy is he."
"If you read the newspapers, you don't get enlightened, and you hate reading even more! :P
Lots of good suggestions here; I like them all. Why do you hate reading? My guess is it's work. It becomes less work the more you…"
"Carl, Thank you so much for the kind words. I am thinking about giving 5/3/1 another go (I gave it a go a year or so ago). I just have to decide on the template I want. I am happy for any suggestions you may have since you have more experience with…"
"In the short term, podcasts, NPR, and youtube. Start with Ted Talks and Kahn Academy - just follow rabbit-holes of topics that sound interesting and see where they lead you.
But longer term, I'd suggest you need to get over "I hate…"
"If you don't know what someone is talking about, say "Tell me more, I am interested in what you know about that!".....everyone likes to talk and they will be flattered you asked them to fill you in...it works every time!"