Post by Deborah Cruz If you found out that this was your last day on earth, what would you want to leave with your children? What life lessons should they know? What strengths of character would you instill? Who could you trust to fulfill your parenting plans in your absence? Who could help mother your child if you died?
I just read the story of the Council of Dads. It’s a story about a man, Bruce Feiler, who is diagnosed with cancer, and finds himself faced with the question, “Who will be the father to my daughters if I die?” The very act of becoming a parent makes us painfully aware that if we die, we leave behind the best part of us.
Post by Deborah CruzGene Rosen, a neighbor who lived near Sandy Hook Elementary school, had just fed his cats and was leaving his house to head to a local diner when he saw 6 small children sitting in a semi-circle at the end of his... Read Post
I welcomed my friends in to the most precious thing in my life -- the lives of my children. It was making me feel part of a group. Fathering was no longer a solo sport. It was a team sport. Read Post
Post by Deborah Cruz A Texas mom, Tammy Day, wants her daughter, Brandy Day, to have the best prom ever and win her bid as prom queen so much that she rented a billboard that says, “Vote for Brandy Day for prom queen!” And there's a... Read Post