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For many new dads fatherhood is an overwhelming experience. The sleepless nights, the daily routine of baby care fitted in around the normal daily employment. Then as the baby starts to get older the challenges don't really go away they just grow and develop as your child grows. It is true that there is a lot of help available for parents. The problem for Dads is that so much of the help is targeted at Mums. No-one would deny that Mums have enormous parenting challenges to face but it is time that we recognized that Dads need help and support just as much as Mums do. One of the best ways to... (more)
As a mother of nine kids, people often ask me, “How on earth did you manage without any help? “
1.Focus on the joy of parenting, not on everything we are giving up to raise a family
2.Mothers, remember, we have one of the most important jobs in the world because we forming the next generation
3.Accidents and plans fall apart every day, so laugh because laughter cuts through anxiety, anger and frustration, bringing us back to reality
4. Praise works; berating usually backfires. Give good behaviour lots of attention because children WANT our attention and will do... (more)
...guilt or blame. And I’m talking about me. I know better than anyone that I haven’t been anything even remotely close to being a good son. I don’t need to go through my history, but it’s nothing I’m proud of. The fact that you still talk to me at all is a blessing, because other fathers would have written me off long ago. And that is sincere.
So, I know why we’re in this situation today. But, I want to change it. I’m a different person now and I think you might like this guy. He’s less chatty, he’s fit and he loves you more than you know. But, the... (more)
February 16, 2010
Expect a long entry, today being a day wrought with sentiment. As of today, Lorrie and I have been happily married for four years, which, we both agree, is pretty good out of thirty-one.
Of our wedding day, I most remember three things: the soup course, the dessert, and the entrée. Lobster bisque -- the lobster meat diced so finely and uniformly, the liquid so silken -- as wondrous on the tongue as it was delicious going down.
Several hours later came dessert. On huge silver platters were set “clouds” of pink cotton candy, amidst which floated meringue... (more)
This article is for all my male readers who have children and are responsible fathers. Married or not, but primarily not. I want to give you a hand because you are the population that the courts don't see in custody cases. This a little glimpse into my personal life, but I think the world needs to know that there are great fathers out there.
My boyfriend unfortunately a product of an "accidently on purpose" baby. Unfortunately the baby mama's plan didn't work out so well and needless to say they haven't been together. He felt it was his responsiblity (but I say he was brain washed)... (more)
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