Recently I have been thinking about fatherhood, in terms of when your children are, well, no longer children. What do you see as the father's role and responsibilities in helping his young adult…Continue
"I have 3 kids - 13, 10 , 7. As a father my role is to show respect and caring for their mother, as an example on how my son should treat his wife and hopefully what my girls should expect from a husband. I hope I am displaying a strong work ethic,…"
"I have always believed, and have said so here from time to time, that the most important, the only thing a parent can truly give a child, is a good example. If you give your children a good example, you will have given them everything they…"
I read your reply with interest. Our children have been out of the nest and "on their own" for many years now. Our first went to college 20 years ago. I remember being advised to take lots of Kleenex with me when I drove him to…"
"Still trying to work through that issue.
I have a daughter headed off to college and a son who will be a senior next year. To say it has been hard is an understatement. Everyone tells you that you need to let go, to trust what…"
Recently I have been thinking about fatherhood, in terms of when your children are, well, no longer children. What do you see as the father's role and responsibilities in helping his young adult progeny? How should a father shift from more hands on and rule setting parenting to his new role as more of an adviser or guide to early adulthood?I think an interesting follow up to this discussing which should be a forum in its own right is, how and should the responsibilities and the treatment of…See More
"Sounds like your falling victim to the same social stereotypes these "wannabes" are. Being a Marine is tough; if by tough you mean being fed, clothed, given free healthcare, working out a lot, and dealing with jerks, who are often in…"
"Dark path ahead. I was "raised" by individuals who neglected. Thinking back- other adults, mostly my friends parents and some relatives were upset about it, but few to none did anything.
Solution DO SOMETHING. It's…"
"living in Florida for the past 2.5 years I know the challenge you face but I learned some really inexpensive ways fight this problem. First try brewing beers that have hardy yeast obviously, but what I really mean is beers like French/Belgium…"