Our country is currently engaged in a heated debate about firearms and their role in society. Regardless of where you stand in the debate we must all agree that guns do exist and that they present a danger to our children.
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Did you know that August is National Immunization Month?Everyone age 6 months and older needs a seasonal flu shot every year. Other shots work best when they are given at certain ages. Find out what shots your child or teen may need by visiting – http://www2a.cdc.gov/nip/kidstuff/newscheduler_le Once you visit the site, you will be able […]
The Mask You Live In – Coming in 2014 From the director of Miss Representation – an exploration of American masculinity. Compared to girls, research shows that boys in the U.S. are more likely to be diagnosed with a behavior disorder, prescribed stimulant medications, fail out of school, binge drink, commit a violent crime, and/or […]
Body & Voice’ is a video series featuring some of Charlotte’s best performance artists who use BODY movement and the VOICE as their media (comics, poets and actors). Each artist performs a 3-5 minute piece in a controlled studio environment at smARTlab –http://www.youtube.com/smartlabstudios This performance is dedicated to Dads. I found this to be a […]
I would like to highlight a local story here in Colorado about an amazing dad and role model to his community. This video story is shared by 9news and highlights the wonderful things this man has done as a father and small town leader.
What a pleasure it is to honor and highlight the work of Dads. I think it is amazing to hear about dads who are real life super-heros. This fantastic story comes to us out of Des Moines, Iowa Register. It was a Wednesday afternoon and Chris Ihle was headed to the bank on his motorcycle. […]
Recently my wife and I have been weighing the idea of giving our children some sort of allowance. My wife and I had different experiences with money growing up but both our parents attempted to teach us financial skills and the value of hard work and savings. As we have been discussing the pros and […]
I don’t know that a family has to have a “thing” that they do together that is healthy. More important is just creating a culture where activity and fitness are important. I think that as parents and as fathers we have a lot to do with that. Here are a few final thoughts along those […]
Life sure has a funny way of throwing curveballs in your direction doesn’t it? One of the reasons I created representingdads.com is to establish a place where fathers can express their feelings, emotions, passions, traditions, and motivation. I feel so strongly that we as dads can share learning moments in life, good or bad, so […]
Is getting your little one to brush their teeth a never-ending battle? How is your childrens dental health and are you brushing long enough? Growing up, I had the the pleasure of visiting the dentist like most children however; along side the dentist was the assistance of my mother. My mother was a dental assistant […]