Being Silly and Laughing in the Face of Disaster

Being Silly and Laughing in the Face of Disaster

“You’re a poo-poo head, Daddy,” the little ones say to me, and titter. The substitution of words with the word “poo,” and indeed the word’s liberal use in any sentence, is, as has been observed by the semiologist Gregory Rowland, a cornerstone of the wit of small children. But they’re right, it’s funny. 

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True Confessions: Fatherhood

True Confessions: Fatherhood

"I was surprised at how fascinating it is to watch your kids grow up — how their personalities develop, how they learn, how their interests change, and how they gain (or lose) confidence in themselves, It’s fun and really interesting to watch and to be a part of.  The struggle is knowing how you ought to be influencing that process as it happens." — Garrett V., dad to 3.

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