How well did you know your dad? What did he do when he was a kid? What games did he play? What kind of music did he like? If you’re like me, you probably don’t know those questions or didn’t know them until you started asking him later in life. What do you kids know about you? This is a chance to leave them a lasting legacy of the man you are, past, present and future. Join DadPad in this Legacy leaving challenge.
I figured since we are so used to seeing the results of this years Olympics come through before we actually get to see the event, I would prep you in the same way. Many of you are about ready to launch your first child into the world of higher education. If your anything like I […]
How are you doing? If you have stuck with us this far, you are a committed dad or person. Father’s Day is next week. I hope that even if you haven’t had a chance to do all of the challenges you’ll come back and do them at your own pace because I believe they are […]
Yesterday, I tried to get us to consider our dads and why they did what they did (or do). Many of us had great role models as fathers and he’s your hero. Others only wince or become angry when the subject of our dads is brought up. Whether your dad was your hero or felt […]
Most of my posts on this blog are related more or less to a more specific aspect of being a dad/parent. Today, I ran across this piece of advice in a daily devotional that hit me with it’s simplicity and hard-to-argue-with truth. As dad’s we are men who live in this world and daily face […]
Dear Bobby, I doubt you’ll ever see this letter but as I watched the events unfold last night and thought about the situation more and more I needed to write this, maybe more than you needed to read it. I kept asking myself “why”. Why would a man that had a whole STATE wrapped around […]
Would your wife know that your love for her surpassed your love for anyone or anything else? Would the last words you spoke to your wife be worth sharing at the funeral? What would your children remember about you? What were the last words they would hear from your lips? When was the last time […]