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?
Gatekeeping in the home. Who holds the keys? Who guards the doors and tells you that you can’t enter here?
Another piece in my series on GateKeeping.
Anyone else have a Mother’s Day hangover this morning? I’m not talking about drinks though.
Yesterday I wrote a short story about one of my experiences with sexual abuse and the way mothers try to hide from it. I sent it to my mom. And some other mothers in our family.
Since I’ve had no reactions just yet (I think it’s a good story). I’d thought I’d post it in case it helps anyone else besides me.
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.
As a dad and veteran with two kids, I used to worry about telling people I have PTSD. Would they still think of me as a fit parent? Or maybe people wouldn’t even believe I had experienced trauma? In this post I try to tell my story.
After a divorce, will you change the way you discipline your kids? How does a divorced dad deal out Rewards and Punishments when the landscape of parenting has changed?
Can quantum physics give us a new understanding of how to parent? How the power of observation might affect your child’s potential.