Tag: being a dad

  • Being a Dad is mostly the stuff you didn’t intend doing

    Being a Dad is often the stuff that happens while we are making other plans. I wrote this post for the Harassed Mom blog and thought I’d focus on how fatherhood is often more about our kids’ plans than our own.

  • The heaviest object in the universe and other parenthood moments

    You are not the only one who encounters all those crazy parenthood moments. Here are a few that I have experienced in the last week or two. There are more and they’re hilarious … after the fact.

  • Why we tell Dad Jokes and other Dad stuff

    John Siracusa and Merlin Mann go deep on Dad Jokes and other Dad stuff in this episode of Reconcilable Differences. It’s a fun episode.

  • Spare a thought for working Dads

    Spare a thought for working Dads who have crazy hours and do everything working Moms do. We don’t just goof off and leave it all up to Moms to do.

  • Being a dad, learning and teaching

    I just read another great post about lessons learned from a dad. Kate Hudson‘s post “Things I learned from my dad, in chronological order” is one of those posts I love reading as a father. Things I learned from my dad, in chronological order These sorts of posts help me understand the lessons I am […]

  • Happy Dads' Day!

    Today is Fathers’ Day in South Africa (and possibly for you too). I prefer “Dads’ Day” and this is my little greeting. I love being a Dad. Our kids’ arrival introduced an amazing dimension to my life which shifted priorities, focus and purpose. It has been a wild ride and although it isn’t always hugs […]

  • Wow, what a year this has been. “Challenging” doesn’t quite describe it for me. My business is evolving rapidly and about to take what could potentially be a radical leap in a fairly different direction and while I’m excited about it, it also scares me more than a little (which means it is probably also […]