A short story about having to grow up too fast.
Should parents pass on traditions to their children with no thought for tomorrow? Times have changed, so why do we try to stay the same?
Are we still in a pandemic? Then why are my food stamps being cancelled? Take a trip with the Disturbed Dad, and get a glimpse in the life of a broke asshole who’s raising 2 boys on minimum wage.
Modern technology hasn’t just changed the landscape of parenting for married folks. Divorced parents are dealing with the consequences of new tech too. Believe me. I wrote another short story of Parenting sci-fi to give you a sense of where things are going.
As a divorced dad, spending time with my kids is important, but most employers don’t share my values on this issue. They never have. Parents are no longer willing to sell the time we have with our kids for chump change. Can our society and economy finally change to support this need?
You can use the Pandemic to your advantage. It doesn’t have to all suck. Use covid to hide your mistakes as a parent. It’s fun!
Opposable thumbs, tool making, and higher emotions are not what set humans apart from other species. We are a ‘parenting’ ape. A homo-patricius, if you will, who spends a great deal of effort raising its kids and passing on knowledge.
This is the first of a series of Sci-fi shorts that I plan on writing, which cover a wide range of modern parenting topics. Hope you enjoy it.
Can quantum physics give us a new understanding of how to parent? How the power of observation might affect your child’s potential.
Has anyone ever called you a Helicopter or Tiger Parent? Are you just as confused by those titles as you are to why you’re being judged too harshly? Parents today face more judgment and scrutiny than they ever did before.
Becoming a father can change you in ways you never imagined. Research has proven that men experience physical changes almost as significant as a mother does.