[tweetmeme source= ‘dadpad’ only_single=false] I had a date with my 18 year old daughter last night. We’ve had a lot of dates during her 18 years. This one was a little different. I took her out to a really nice restaurant with table cloths, reservations required and great food. No, it wasn’t a 5 star-expensive […]
If you answered yes to the question in the headline, then you’ve come to the right place. Yesterday, I said I would be a dad’s best friend by helping you create a way for you to win with your daughter and your inner conviction that dating shouldn’t be a battle zone between you and her. […]
~ Right then I realized, my day had passed. She’ll always love me, of course, but not in the same way. I was no longer the man in my little girl’s life. I was like an old shoe. The kind we manufacture and get all excited about, then after a few years discontinue. That was […]
A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again. ~Enid Bagnold [tweetmeme source= ‘dadpad’ only_single=false] It’s not a date on the Hallmark Calendar you got for Christmas but it is a date that every dad of a high school daughter is (or […]
Merriam Webster defines a “counselor” as a person who gives advice. In the role of a lawyer, it’s someone who is an advocate for another. Both are descriptive of being a dad in those “tweener” years. Somewhere north of 7 or 8 years old and prior to high school, our children begin to put things together.