Tag Archive | Father’s Day

3rd Father’s Day Without Dad

This is my 3rd Father’s Day since my dad passed away. It feels a little weird because I don’t have to worry about getting him a gift. So why celebrate? Back in January 2014, I wrote about my dad’s hip fracture. One in three elderly patients die within 12 months. Well, my dad made it […]

Parenting Taboos – Part 1

With Father’s Day here, maybe it’s a good idea to talk about parenting Taboos. ¬†Parents Rufus Griscom and Alisa Volkman (I guess she didn’t take his last name–maybe that’s another taboo) gave an interesting Ted Talk (episode 3 available on Netflix) where they discussed parenting taboos. ¬†I created a transcript, and here’s what they had […]