It seems like just yesterday that we were celebrating New Year’s Eve – in 2007!
The last year flashed by in the proverbial blink of an eye and there are quite a few new faces around now that were not here earlier in the year.
Therefore I thought that it would be fun to provide a look back at the top posts of 2008.
As you try to cope with the shock to your system caused by being back to work, hopefully you can find a few moments to give these posts a read.
This was by far the most visited post – and had the most spirited discussion – of the year. Many of the guys that didn’t get it, and most likely don’t get it either, were bashing this post while the guys that understood (and the women that appreciate that) were sharing their support.
Turn the other cheek…be the better person…walk away. That is all good advice for dealing with a school bully, but one can only take so much – and on this day my son reached his tipping point (it turns out that I might have encouraged that) and took matters into his own hands. But guess who hasn’t bothered him once since that day.
School has ended and the kids are bursting with excitement. Now is the time to sit down and think about the activities that you want to do with your kids this summer. In the event that you get stuck, here are 10 things that you can do with your kids this summer.
There is no question that you work hard and have a lot on your plate – but that is no reason not to spend time with your children. Stop finding excuses and examine these 10 ways that you can make more time for your children. The last thing that you want to do is have regrets about the little amount of time you spent with your kids when they were young.
The battle between parents and kids over a clean bedroom has been raging since before the last time the Chicago Cubs won the World Series – yeah, I am a White Sox fan – and there are numerous approaches on how to handle this situation. This approach is certainly not for everyone, including my wife as it turns out, but it has the potential to stop your arguments once and for all.
Do you watch for the game or for the commercials? Regardless of your reason, take a look at these five reasons that you should be watching the next Super Bowl alone. In case that is not enough, a friend of mine recently shared this gem: Etiquette Rule: I may skip your Super Bowl party without explanation if your TV is significantly worse than mine. – thanks Ryan!
It seems that as men age, one of their greatest fears is losing their hair. Personally, I cannot wait for the day it all falls out so I can stop shaving my head. You might embrace the baldness as well once you realize how many women find it sexy!
Okay fellas, we all know that there are going to be a handful of occasions each and every year where we are going to be buying our lovely wives a gift – birthdays, anniversaries, holidays. Now I know that on more than one of these occasions, the hours have been ticking by, your pulse quickens, your palms become sweaty – you forgot to get a gift your wife will actually enjoy. Follow this unbelievably easy guide and you will avoid this situation forever.
Are you using twitter? Do you want to connect with other guys that share some of the same interests as yourself? Of course you do! That is why you need to digest this ultimate list of dads/husbands on twitter and connect with other guys that understand the importance of their family.
Wooden ruler? Slotted spoon? Yeah, I was threatened with those – and more – as a kid if I didn’t behave. For the most part, it was nothing more than a threat although there were a few times that I did get a swat. Is that still acceptable today? Is spanking your child a form of discipline or is it child abuse? Share your opinions on this controversial topic.
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