How Do I Explain This to a Child?

I’m actually looking forward to explaining to our children where babies come from.  The biology of sexual reproduction is pretty straight-forward even if there are a bunch of associated issues — dating, relationships, etc — that aren’t so complicated. Speaking of which, I am NOT looking forward to discussing sexual Read more…

ATTN PARENTS!

Be on the lookout for this new teen craze. If you don’t talk to your children about astrophysics, someone else will. And, trust me, this is not something you want them learning on the streets! Source: Dank Matter Astrophysics Memes on Facebook

Fit Fathers

I have a conflicted relationship with regular exercise. It’s good for me. It makes me feel good. I do not like it.  I would very much rather take up a team sport or something, but that comes with the issue of having to deal with other people, which I try Read more…

Smarts

Every parent wants their child to be smart, but I really think the majority of smarts is really just hard work. I was a precocious child.  I took to new words easily. I read readily.  Math was initially very easy, but I didn’t have a lot of patience for it. Read more…

Be True to Yourself

[fvplayer src=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOXKf_nPWpk”] This is such a cute, heart-warming video. It’s also brings up a lot of conflicting feelings for me. I came out of the closet in college.  I actually had to first admit it to myself and then tell my friends.  It was one of the most difficult things Read more…