Beta – July 12, 2012

Posted: July 13, 2012 in Beta, Fatherhood

This powerful article from Michael Kelley discusses how men die daily to self for the good of their family – Dad, you’re a dead man walking.

While you should be grateful for positive influences in your child’s life, they should never replace the spiritual leadership of a father — Dr. Thom Rainer, LifeWay CEO and president

Speaking of good dads…This father spent 13 year creating a unique graduation gift for his daughter.

Top 9 most embarrassing things my kid has said about a stranger who’s standing about 4 inches away from us.

This NPR interview [AUDIO] with MLB’s All-Star pitcher and Nashville native, R.A. Dickey is worth a listen. They talk about knuckleballs, sexual abuse, 1st round draft picks and his attempt to swim across the Missouri River.

Yesterday’s post about Daddy Discrimination was the most popular post to date. Thanks for all the visits and comments!

Next Thursday’s post is shaping up to be about protecting our children. With that in mind, I need to buy a sign like this for my neighborhood…

P.S. — Let’s connect on other social sites as well. Find me here on Twitter, here on Facebook.

  1. jonwilke says:

    Haha. Just saw that I gave this post the wrong date!

    It is Friday the 13th. That explains a lot today.

  2. jbussell says:

    The story about the graduation gift hits close to home. Cooper starts kindergarten in less than three weeks and Allison and I have bought a copy of this book for the same reason. We are taking it week after next to have several of the teachers from his day care to sign it.

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