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Getting Dad to Talk About World War II

Getting Dad to Talk About World War II
6 years ago

Getting Dad to Talk About World War II

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Ben Mankiewicz put up a three-fer story on journalism’s BFF HuffPo the other day. Not only was it about Memorial Day, not only was it about Father’s Day, but …
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Who Stands-In for Dad?
6 years ago

Who Stands-In for Dad?

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Parenting.com writer Christine Coppa is a single mother whose ex has moved on – and is now living elsewhere with a new wife and child. Coppa received an invitation for a Father’s Day party at her son’s school, and wrestles with the idea of “stand-ins” for her son’s father. It’s a great little story, and I ended up reading a couple of Coppa’s other linked stories on the topic.

One line resonates with me more than others: “I’m JD’s mom and dad.”

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Most Boring News Ever: Rise In Single-Father Households…in Wisconsin
6 years ago

Most Boring News Ever: Rise In Single-Father Households…in Wisconsin

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Not that we’re calling Wisconsin “boring” by any means – but let’s be honest, there’s a lot more exciting fatherhood news out there. Still, we thought it’d be a …
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5 Ways Fatherhood Makes You Live Like a Vagrant
6 years ago

5 Ways Fatherhood Makes You Live Like a Vagrant

You knew that your life would forever be changed when you became a father. No one, however, told you that you’d be living like a homeless person, simply because you have a kid.

There’s a silent thing that dads have: we can see it in each others’ eyes, or maybe it’s in their aroma. Single guys give each other crap about not being presentable. But once you’re a father, you can walk into a social gathering looking like you just had dinner and a nap behind a Carrow’s dumpster, and other fathers know – it’s the mark of a real father to look like a disheveled lump of crap.

I know what you’re saying: “But Zach, I’m totally put-together and clean-smelling, and I’m a father!” Well, the following are the 5 ways that fatherhood has made you live like a homeless, train-hopping hobo, and I bet you do more of them than you think.
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