Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope. ~Bill Cosby [tweetmeme source= ‘jeffabram’ only_single=false] Most of you (if you’re under the age of 40) probably have never seen soap-on-a-rope. Maybe today it would be substituted for an ugly tie or cartoon imprinted boxers. Well, I could launch into a “van ride chat” (my […]
“I talk and talk and talk, and I haven’t taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week.” — Mario Cuomo [tweetmeme source= ‘dadpad’ only_single=false] I got a call from my college senior yesterday. He asked me if there was any special oil that the old SUV he drives up […]
You might not expect to hear from one of the most prominent feminists on the DadPad but I thought this quote from her was revealing and true: Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father. Gloria Steinem Do you agree? Why or why not?
From one of my favorite movies: Stanley T. Banks; Father of the Bride You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You’re her oracle. You’re her hero. And then the day comes when she gets her first permanent wave and goes to her first real party, and from that day […]