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…"
"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
"I favor Irish Spring bar soap, Taylor of Bond Street shaving soap and occasionally Old Spice for cologne and other times Aqua Velva for aftershave. I am a bald guy and I have a lot of shaved surface for the Aqua. In the winter, I use a…"
"Yup..I enjoy running shirtless on warm days as well. Apart from staying comfortable, running shirtless reduces the laundry load and eliminates nipple chafing problems, which I sometimes get on longer runs when wearing a shirt. I get very sweaty…"
"Just about every off-ramp on I-5 has someone holding a sign asking for money.Plus the ones in the city. Several I talked to were "breaking into music" or moved there because the welfare benefits were better than where they were originally…"
So I grew a pretty nice beard last winter, did not shave the face (did shave the neck) from September to March. It was fairly gnarly by March. Looking for some good direction on opinions. Style a beard yourself or pay the $5.00 and have a barber do it? If you style it yourself, where did you learn and what do you use. I am a bald guy, short, athletic build. Just want to look nice with a bald head and beard, I know it can be done. Look forward to your thoughts. I have attached a picture…See More
"I think that's the biggest reason people stick with it even though they hate it.
I only took issue when the idea that any functional human can do the job". I have no issue with calling it an unskilled job, just with the idea that anyone…"