Dad Discrimination Part 1 – Changing Tables — parentalGRIT

This is why men's rooms should have changing tables. With more dads taking a more active role in raising children and even becoming stay at home dads, public restrooms need to evolve, too. Or, you know, we women can just get used to seeing grown men changing a child's diaper in the women's room. Please … Continue reading Dad Discrimination Part 1 – Changing Tables — parentalGRIT

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On Being a Dad: Balance

What does all this mean to me being a father (and husband)? How have I changed? How have we changed? Let’s discuss Newton's Third Law of Motion. For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. There must be balance. Something cannot come from nothing. I am still the same but slightly worn. Kat … Continue reading On Being a Dad: Balance

Fatherhood Guest: Yesmoreblogs on Becoming a Father

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome Yesmoreblogs as a Father Fridays guest. A wonderful blogger who posts some great book reviews that always have me adding more books to my reading list, he is here to talk a little bit about what it was like to become a dad. Do be sure to check … Continue reading Fatherhood Guest: Yesmoreblogs on Becoming a Father

A Starry Night

When I was nine, I wrote my first poem. It was for my dad for Father’s Day because, being nine, I didn’t actually have any money to buy him anything. But I wanted to give him something special. So, I ventured into the realm of poetry writing, not really knowing what it was. I wrote … Continue reading A Starry Night

Happy Fathers Day! Reflections on Pregnancy Discrimination at Work Places in the US

Hi All! Happy Father's Day to all! Upon reflection, Father's day is really, for me, about my children and my wife. My wife does some incredible work with our kids. They are good...but they are also young and learning how to be. Today, in that spirit, I leave you all with a NYTimes story on … Continue reading Happy Fathers Day! Reflections on Pregnancy Discrimination at Work Places in the US

Burkina Boy by Rob Stolzy of Skirmishes With Reality

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome Rob Stolzy from Skirmishes With Reality, a Father Fridays guest. Do check out his blog and give this wonderful man and father a follow. Please enjoy this lovely guest post. I know it made me quite teary eyed. I know, and can tell you with exactitude, the very … Continue reading Burkina Boy by Rob Stolzy of Skirmishes With Reality