Fatherhood is a man's most important work
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Of all the objects of my childhood, these are the ones that represent my dearest childhood memories of spending time with my father.
Confidence in Competence
Parenting can challenge the confidence of the best of us. When you are sure you are in over your head, don't underestimate your kids.
I knew going into this fatherhood thing that it would be difficult and that I would make mistakes. However, I never knew how right I could be.
Competition: Size Isn't Everything
Men constantly strive to best each other, to get one up on the next man. And if this compulsion is not softened, it creates hard edges on relationships that last a lifetime.
He's the kid who the coach always puts at left fullback, so he'll be out of the way.
Children and Cars
Parents worst fears are often misplaced. The automobile remains the leading hazard to children. By comparison, according to the FBI, at most 200 children are abducted by strangers each year. But where is attention focused?