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The Richness of Father’s Day

  As the father of three truly spectacular children and grandfather of two magnificent granddaughters, I relish the annual marker of “Father’s Day.” This special day represents a lot for me, as I’m hoping it does for all of the loving, dedicated fathers who are celebrated by their offspring and partners on this occasion. It’s […]

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A Father’s Reflections

Since Father’s Day, a week ago, I have spent a lot of time with each of my three adult children and some with each of their partners. I’ve also used this period of time to appreciate the differences between my children and to reflect on my unique relationship with each one and with their mates. […]

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A Dad’s Memory of Being a Kid

I have a wonderful memory of being on a school bus going to downtown Chicago for a field trip to one of the local newspapers.  This was a very special day for me because it was the first time my dad was a chaperone on one of my class field trips.  This was a moment […]

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Refreshing Scenes

As I prepare to moderate the Fatherhood panel at Whole Man Expo in less than a week, I have been more attentive than usual to public interactions between fathers and their children.  With regard to relating to their children, fathers are so often perceived as minimally involved, aloof, or even oblivious.  During the last two […]

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