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Dad Builds Boeing 737 Cockpit into Kid’s Bedroom

Dad Builds Boeing 737 Cockpit into Kid’s Bedroom
5 years ago

Dad Builds Boeing 737 Cockpit into Kid’s Bedroom

You put a train set in your kid’s room? That’s cute.

Laurent Aigon, French dude and handy guy totally out-classes all the DIY dads out there by finishing a 5 year build on a Boeing 737 cockpit – in his kid’s bedroom.

Though the original story on French site Sud Ouest is dated “28/09/2012” – that’s 9/28/2012 to us Americans – this story just landed on the likes of Gizmodo and then The Huffington Post. And 8BitDad. See how that works?

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Work-Life Balance At the Intersection of Dad & Athlete
5 years ago

Work-Life Balance At the Intersection of Dad & Athlete

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It’s not a rare thing to see athletes father-up and put family ahead of their careers. But some athletes are also having very private battles in very public arenas concerning their kids. This is the intersection of dad and athlete: where work-life balance is always in the spotlight.

Recently, there have been a lot of interesting sports stories including the likes of golfer Hunter Mahan, the NBA’s Dwayne Wade, the MLB’s Joe Mauer and the NFL’s Adrian Peterson – and, of course many more than we could cover.

Who’s taking official paternity leave? Who’s banned from saying anything about their ex on Twitter? Who left a tournament to be with their wife during labor?

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Stories of Fatherhood In Modern Video Games
5 years ago

Stories of Fatherhood In Modern Video Games

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Video games have had fatherhood themes running through them for years – in earlier times, more simple storylines and relations were popular, such as Donkey Kong passing the torch to Donkey Kong Jr*. Fatherhood was, for a long time, a trope for a sequel.

Jorge Albor of PopMatters, however, recently discussed the more modern and complex storylines that have created some of this generation’s great games. Games like The Last of Us, Heavy Rain, and The Walking Dead Season 1 provide good examples for Albor of modern games tackling fatherhood issues.

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Ireland to Require Father’s Name on Birth Certificate, Still No Plans for Paid Paternity Leave
5 years ago

Ireland to Require Father’s Name on Birth Certificate, Still No Plans for Paid Paternity Leave

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New legislation in Ireland will require fathers’ names be put on birth certificates – a move that some applaud and others still feel is not enough to ensure fathers’ rights.

In other recent news, there is still no plan for paid paternity leave for Irish dads.

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