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
"So is understanding facts one of the signs of being a pseudo-intellectual snob, while going with blind emotion a sign of a true American patriot? I am honestly confused, you claim you understand that what Shane is saying is true, but you side with…"
"Then I'm not concerned abou you Rick. My issues are obviously with others. Speaking of Catholics, the Vatican has usually been well versed on the science of the day. For example, they knew from their own observations that Galileo was right, but…"
"Cowboy hat, gun and middle fingers? Shit, that is just about every asshole here in Texas, esp here in Houston, you are going to have to do better than that to win at 'Merica. Hell, even us "elitist, intellectual snobs" who are…"
"In 1929 the long wait finally paid off when Mussolini proved willing to enter an alliance with the Vatican. A precondition of the negotiations was destruction of the parliamentary Catholic…"
"Ok, you are a child. When I was a child, I had thoughts such as yours. I would spend nights in arguments with the religious folks, trying so hard to prove to them that I was right, and so that they would see just how wrong they were. I was…"