Monthly Archives: May 2009


I just started reading Jeremy Smith’s The Daddy Shift and so far it’s everything one could hope for in a book about how the role of fatherhood is changing. Wow! Hats off to you, Jeremy, for writing a book of this caliber. More to follow once I’ve completed the book.

The Memorial Day Weekend Experiment

So, you’re out at the playground with your kids, or visiting a museum or even sitting with them at the breakfast table and there’s that urge to check your email, read the latest Twitter, text a friend, etc. You can do it fairly subtly these days. A brief glance at the device in your lap,Continue Reading

Not Without My Daughter!

I can’t say that Taken is the kind of movie one thinks of when it comes to father/daughter relations, but seeing it tonight certainly made my paternal instincts rise to a steady boil. There really is something primal about watching a father relentlessly trying to save the life of this daughter. While it’s a sadContinue Reading

A Video That Explains Everything

My elder son and I watched “The Story of Stuff” this evening and, while it wasn’t specifically about fatherhood, it gave a pretty good explanation as to why the priorities of fatherhood and the family are so screwed up at this point. If you haven’t seen it already, please do so. Then share it withContinue Reading

Back in the Evo Dad Saddle

Hey out there. I know. Long time since the last post. It’s been a long, cold winter, but the ‘Evolution’ continues and I’ll do my best to keep up the posts as well as push this project through to its completion. It’s amazing what an economic downturn can do with regards to more dads beingContinue Reading