Thanks to Huffington Post's #TalktoMe series, I was able to enjoy such a time with my daughter while talking about my fears. We live in different states and at times when I miss her, I watch this video and smile.
These clothes held a special meaning, they've traveled with him from when he was my age until now. Out of all of the clothes that I borrowed, there's one item that I managed to hold onto - his old denim jacket. I left home with that jacket and moved across the country. Who would have thought, so much could be taken away from an old tattered denim jacket?
The teenager's comment replayed in my head throughout my adolescence. Before, I hadn't even given it a second thought that my skin color was different than that of my father's.
I don't want to lose sight of my pathway when the fog rolls in but sometimes it's too thick for me. The great thing about fog, though, is that it always clears. I guess that's a start.
Calendars rustle about. Soon, it will be a year since Uncle Jerry died. Meanwhile, Father's Day approaches. I wrote this piece last year, on the Su...
It's time to mark your calendars for Fathers Day on June 19th. The holiday will be here before you know it. The good news is that there is still plent...
Over time, this book reminded me of the love that Mary and I had and how much we wanted to have a family -- how much we wanted to raise good people that would go out into the world and contribute. It reminded me that we made our kid of love just like everyone else.
My 94-year-old dad, Nick, discusses nearly a hundred years of presidential history over the course of his lifetime, and this year's election. Oh, and the "shapely" girls of Fox News' Outnumbered.
Whenever you buy any item from Good Man Brand, $3 will go to a charitable organization that needs it. We will pick a new cause every year. This year, the money will benefit inner-city education.
With the holidays upon us, I have been reflecting on which is my favorite, and I realized that hands down, it's Father's Day. I have only had one so far, and it was awesome. In years, gone by, I never gave much thought to Father's Day.
When I was a little Dani, about four or five years old, my father invented a character called, the Tickle Monster, long before Josie Bissett's, Tickle Monster Laughter Kit, which included cuddly tickling mitts. I'm not sure why you would need a kit to tickle someone, but whatever. My dad was the original.
Let's be honest, while we're raising a disapproving eyebrow about the trip to the ice cream shop, we're giving ourselves a pass for letting baby try those potato chips.
While you're worrying about sinking your heels into the grass, tripping over your cathedral-length veil, or your tears washing your mascara down your face as you walk down the aisle, your father is having his own internal dialogue.
Sometimes parents need to be thanked and we, children, can forget that. I sent him this letter and he said it was the best father's day gift he has ever received -- and probably will ever receive.
There is another source of parenting tips I've reflected upon countless times over the last 5+ years since the Little Dude was born. And now I want to share with you some of the great parenting dos and don'ts I learned from one of the most infamous movie fathers of all time, Darth Vader.
Last week I asked my grandchildren the question, "What is special about your dad?" These were some of the responses.