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Dad and Art – The World’s Harshest Critic

Art Critic

Let me just say right off the bat that I know nothing about art, which probably makes me well suited to be an art critic. For years I thought Impressionism was the art of imitating Jack Nicholson, Art Deco was a detective on television, and an artist that painted nudes was an Exhibitionist. The only thing I can draw is a poor poker hand, and the ... Read More »

Best Gifts for Dad

Bike

Feel like your spinning out the same gifts every year for the men in your life? Tie – check, socks – check, tools – check… surprise him this year with these unique gifts that will take him from “ho-hum” to “hooray!” Full-size Ride in a Portable Package Small wheels are fast and nimble. Big wheels roll over stuff. For those who want the burliness of ... Read More »

Zen and the Art of Giving

Zen

By John Christmann Even as a grown man, I still have trouble with the concept that it is better to give than receive. This has always seemed like an imponderable Zen Koan to me, like the sound of one hand clapping or the meaning behind Donald Trump’s hair. If I study the riddle long enough, the answer will reveal itself to me and I will ... Read More »

10 Helpful Hints – Talking With Children About Anything

Dad Talk

  As a guardian, you want to do your best in talking with your child about sex and sexuality, but often you may not be sure how to begin. Studies show that kids who feel they can talk with caring adults in their lives about sex are less likely to engage in high-risk behavior as teens than kids who do not feel they can talk openly ... Read More »