Monthly Archives: March 2014

Dadmissions: The Ups & Downs of Parenting

We grabbed our stuff and laced up our sneakers. I loaded the backpack with emergency kid supplies: water, oranges, string cheese, twizzlers… we registered and got our bibs. They tried to register the kids for the kids race and the … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: The Barely

My daughters coined their own term recently.. the “barely“. It was born out of video games on the IPad when one kid would get a turn to play but would get “out” almost immediately. They’d shout, “Hey, that was a … Continue reading

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Stemming The Body Image Crisis: The Dadmissions B.E.A.U.T.Y. Project One Week Later

One week after the Dadmissions B.E.A.U.T.Y. project was born and maybe just maybe the smallest kernel of a movement is starting to take shape. I have heard from women across the U.S. and in many other countries who could relate … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: Ten Things I Learned About Hosting A Sleepover

One by one the kids piled in with their sleeping bags. One by one you heard their parents peel off with a beep beep and what sounded like a “so long suckers”. We had been planning the great sleepover of … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: New Essays From The B.E.A.U.T.Y. Project

I told my daughter this morning that alot of people had been writing. “What do you mean?” she asked. I said well alot of people felt it was important to write about beauty to tell you many folks struggle with … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: Essays From The B.E.A.U.T.Y. Project

It was an idea born in the reflection of a dressing room mirror. How can a dad impress upon his daughter the lessons of self esteem and beauty… that you are beautiful inside and out… that you can’t be a … Continue reading

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The Dadmissions B.E.A.U.T.Y. Project

My 8 year old is so bright and eloquent and caring and sassy and like many girls she is making the transition from little girl to tween… She had one of those days this week stuck in a dressing room … Continue reading

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