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THE DADDY DIARIES (Entry 15)

I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom. – Umberto Eco. Son, Your father is not a fan of changing barbers. When I find the one that ...

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THE DADDY DIARIES (Entry 14)

Growing old is mandatory, Growing up is optional. – Cindy Gerard. I started out writing a father’s day entry, an open letter for my son and the siblings that are bound to follow. Well, another open letter that is, one detailing the relationship I had with my father. It was ...

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THE DADDY DIARIES (Entry 13)

Pick your Battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. – Xavier. Be selective in your Battles, sometimes peace and quiet is better than being right. – Xavier’s Parents. Before I became a father, I judged other parents. Yes, I did. It’s something I’m not proud of now that ...

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THE DADDY DIARIES (Entry 9)

Raising kids is part joy and part guerrilla warfare – Ed Asner Being a father has been a really great and rewarding experience for me, majestically so, if I may add. It’s been one of those experiences that I thought I’ll absolutely be prepared for, and I went into it ...

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THE DADDY DIARIES (Entry 8)

As a child grows up, so comes his innate ability to mentally and physically torture his parents – Napoleon Bonaparte, 18something-something. We might have sent our son away for two weeks, but trust me when I say those two weeks were not as fun as we expected it to be. ...

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THE DADDY DIARIES (Entry 5)

When I started out writing this series, I warned that it wouldn’t be a weekly thing. Like Nostradamus – or was it Nicodemus – I saw into the future and knew this wouldn’t work as a weekly entry. Want to know why? I knew I was going to be working ...

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THE DADDY DIARIES (Entry 4)

First off, I’ll like to apologise to my son, my wife and every other person concerned. Last week I ended my diary by saying my son looked like a potato when I first saw him. I’ve been told by my wife, mother, mother-in-law and Childcare Services, that it’s not a ...

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Kate Hudson and Oliver Hudson’s Father Disowns Them, Says They Are “Dead to Me Now”

Bill Hudson has responded with strong words after son Oliver Hudson referred to Father’s Day earlier this month as “Abandonment Day.” Bill, 65, who is the father to Goldie Hawn’s children Oliver and Kate Hudson, told the Daily Mail that he no longer considers his two kids to be related ...

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THE DADDY DIARIES (Entry 2)

One thing you’re not prepared for as a new parent? The right diapers for your child. OK, some oversabi parents would try to prepare you, telling you the right brand to buy, the right one that can hold all the poo-poo in and probably the right one to give your ...

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THE DADDY DIARIES (Entry 1)

FOREWORD: I finally got a great friend of mine and constant visitor of MMS, to contribute to the blog. Not just contribute this one time; he’s starting a column. It’s NOT going to be weekly o, oh no. He made sure to make me tell you guys that. Why? Because ...

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