Older dads… a second go-round?
I know, I know. It’s Mother’s Day Weekend, and many of us are gathering around family, specifically our mothers and grandmothers, or our children are gleefully coloring and crafting little gifts to present as tokens of their love. But spending Mother’s Day with the woman who raised you isn’t always possible. For instance, my own […]
Lisa Belkin, well-known columnist on motherhood and work-life balance, poses a provocative question relative to positive parenting examples in her Huffington Post article, “Are There Any Good Parents on the Screen.” As she lists show after show (with their poor maternal models), I realize that most of her mentions – I haven’t seen. As I […]
Tantalizing touch Troubles at work, struggles in your personal life, health concerns – all add to a lagging libido, nudging the desire for desire to drop off the edge of our daily diaries. And wouldn’t we be so much better off if we could rally our feral forces, and indulge in some quality coupling? For […]
Parenting rocks. Parenting sucks. Parenting rocks. There are great sources of information out there. And terrible sources of information out there. There are great sources of information out there. When it comes to parenting (mothering in particular), we are our own worst enemies. We are also – potentially – our greatest cheerleaders and sources of […]
I have a bad habit. The fact is – I have many, but this particular bad habit is quite literally detrimental to my health. No, it isn’t smoking or drinking. It isn’t substance abuse of any sort. It’s simpler than that, and so much more complicated. I don’t pay enough attention to me. Too busy […]
What could have gotten me to a mall on Black Friday? Are you kidding? There’s only one thing that could have gotten me out shopping today, perhaps the most frenetic shopping day of the year, and it’s a very old school concept. The kissing booth. Yes. You heard that right. Surely I’m not the only […]
“We appear to be seeing a new rash of cases,” said CDC spokesperson Ima Ditz. “Rhymatoid ArtWriteUs is breaking out up and down the East Coast of the U.S., with suspected incidents popping up as far north as Portland, Maine and as far south as the Florida Keys. There is currently no vaccine available and […]
Awhile back I asked for input from divorced dads willing to talk about sex and dating. I was curious (naturally), and wanted to see how their experience stacked up to the female side of the solar system. I make the distinction between divorced dads and other single dads because, let’s be honest, divorce is often […]
Loneliness is painful, but the shame we feel makes it worse.