ManvDadhood

I am a man, and by my wife’s standards that makes me flawed. My challenge to parents, and to myself, is not to teach my kids about the kind of person I hope them to become one day, but to become that person today.


Posts by ManvDadhood

RTD with Special Guest Abdul Ali

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We are pleased to have Abdul join us this week to co-host the #DadsRT and talk about his upcoming book that has themes of fatherhood. Abdul will be … [Read more...]

Dad vs. Black Dad

Dad vs Black Dad

The moment you put a label on something you've discounted it... you've decreased its original value.  There is a reason I've never described myself as … [Read more...]

Dear Grandma

Dear Grandma

Dear Grandma, I will miss you. To be more honest, I will have missed you for the past 23 years. I have missed your grandma cookies every holiday … [Read more...]

March Madness: Parenting with Addictions

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It is no secret that our kids pick up our passions, our habits, and our addictions.  As hard as we try to instill the best of ourselves into each of … [Read more...]

RTD: Re-Parenting After the Grandparents

RTD Re-Parenting After Grandparents

My kids have the BEST grandparents in the history of history.  I know this because they are always distraught and upset when they see me arrive to … [Read more...]

Do You Tell Your Kids The Truth About Monsters?

Truth About Monsters

http://youtu.be/ZSGHLXWNpvQ?t=1m22s When I put my kids to bed, one will inevitably ask me to close their closet door. My kids share a room and … [Read more...]

RTD: Secrets to Love and Intimacy

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In order to create and maintain a long-lasting relationship, there are principles that everyone should consider in how to have the best life together … [Read more...]

5 Things ALL Parents Should Believe

5 things ALL parents should believe

The following is a short list of some basic things I feel every parent believes.  If you disagree that is fine, but ask yourself what you truly … [Read more...]

RTD: Elf on the Shelf and Other Christmas Bribes

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'Tis the season to teach our kids about the wonders of bribery.  There is nothing better than knowing that for the month of December (and some of … [Read more...]

Why This Dad Kisses His Son

why this dad kisses his son

My son is almost 5 years old, and my highlight with him is the kisses we share between us. We went through a phase where he would only give me … [Read more...]