A US economics professor has published the letter he wrote to his daughter's schoolteacher explaining why he doesn't want his girl indoctrinated in the green religion. Steven Landsburg, a professor at Rochester, NY, included it as part of a longer essay in which he calls environmentalism a "coercive ideology" targeted specifically at children. Show More Summary
There could be another Liddell in the Octagon one day... Chuck's DAUGHTER... and the Iceman tells TMZ Sports it's all thanks to Ronda Rousey. Chuck was out at LAX yesterday when we asked how he felt about UFC honcho Dana White calli...
Things I will teach my daughter about dating (Babble) Drew Barrymore gives birth to another baby girl (Parents.com) Making dinner with your toddler (Huffpost Parents) Facts you didn’t know about female infertility (Your Tango) Irresistible...Show More Summary
(YouTube link) Mean Girls is only ten years old? I thought it was much older than that. But I recall when it came out, that I meant to watch it because I love Tina Fey. But I didn’t get around to it. Then when my daughters hit middle school, I made a point to watch Mean Girls with them, because I trust Tina Fey. Show More Summary
"Atticus was right. One time he said you never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them." -Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird My daughter and I sat at the kitchen table, reading aloud from To Kill a Mockingbird. Show More Summary
Courtney Love has been promising fans new music since last summer, and now it's finally here. Love's new single, "You Know My Name," is the first music she's put out since Hole's 2010 album "Nobody's Daughter." The song is part of aShow More Summary
My coauthor (and 16-year-old daughter) Antonia Ayres-Brown just published a piece in Slate about a project that started 5 years ago when we bleg’d Freakonomics readers to tell us about how McDonald’s refers to Happy Meal toys. Antonia was disturbed by the kinds of questions we encountered when we ordered Happy Meals at the drive-thru. Show More Summary
She’s in her last exam at Dal, and doesn’t even know: we just got the letter announcing that she’d been picked, so you guys get to know before she does! Wooot! Proud Dad, here..
Last night my wife, daughter, and I went to the Magic Castle in Hollywood to see magician Rudy Coby's high energy and exciting "Magic vs.
I think one of my daughter’s teachers really, really doesn’t like me. I know! Shocking, right, that someone doesn’t like me? I’m at an age, I think, where I don’t care whether adults hate me. Except, when you have this gut feeling that...Show More Summary
Like a good human daughter I call my mom on the weekends. We chat about her life as one of Dallas' feistiest real estate agents, my life in Honolulu, and of course our cats. "Tiptoe is being so naughty today, she is sleeping in Whiskey's bed and won't give it up!" my mother tells me. Show More Summary
Last weekend, I was listening to the Beyond the To Do List Podcast with Erik Fisher and caught bits and pieces (in between my kids screaming) of an interview with Rachel Cruze, Dave Ramsey’s daughter. They were chatting about a new book she co-authored with Ramsey on raising money-smart kids: Smart Money Smart Kids. Show More Summary
Name my daughter. Asking the Internet to name your daughter is beyond gutsy, but that didn’t stop one expectant Canadian dad from rolling the dice and seeing what the good people surfing the ‘net would come up with – and the winner is…..Cthulhu All-Spark. A Yahoo Tech report says that the father, named Stephen, explained
How to help your stay-at-home husband (Huffpost Parents) Prevent foodborne illness (Parents.com) Navigating the common stages of divorce (Your Tango) Tips to training for a marathon (Babble) My daughter helps me cope with having an...Show More Summary
We raised our twin daughters on Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Ella Jenkins, Tom Paxton, and assorted other folk singers who recorded children's albums. They enjoyed them as toddlers and adolescents, but by 12 they had left them behind in favor of Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga. Now they are 17. Show More Summary
Viktoria Sorochinski describes her project Anna & Eve, which profiles a mother and daughter: I first met Anna and Eve in Montreal where I used to live…. They drew my attention because of the unusual dynamic of their relationship. They seemed to interact like two sisters rather than like a mother and a daughter. The […]
I haven’t been mindful at all lately. I chewed up my daughter’s Elmo fork in the garbage disposal. I keep making trips to the basement for things I forgot to get the last time I was down there. I drove off with my lunch bag containing my phone, wallet, and lunch sitting on the roof […]
This week, my daughter turned 10, and two things occurred to me. The first was how the heck do I have a 10-year-old. The post 10 Things I Want to Tell My Kids Before They’re Too Cool to Listen appeared first on The Good Men Project.
When I check on my eldest daughter after putting her to bed, I often find her under the duvet, damp with sweat. She is hiding from the monster beneath the bed, she tells me, closing her eyes tightly and hoping that it will go away. She reminds me of David Cameron. Show More Summary
I remember the first time my daughter saw Santa Clause at the mall. She was none too happy about it. And, when I took her to the circus for the first time, and she saw the clowns, she was similarly...