When we took on divorce, we had our biggest #DadChat EVER – and perhaps one of the biggest hours ever on Twitter, with over 250-million impressions. So, why have we waited so long to re-visit this provocative topic? Heck if I know, but we’re TAKING IT ON again this Thursday, February 26 at 6:00 p.m. PT/9:00 p.m. ET with a special co-host to be announced! And, coming back for a second time we have @Adryenn as our co-host! She brought us that record #DadChat and she’s back again!
Every parent wants the best for their kids. I asked the Moral Question of the Week, WHICH do you want most for your kids – to be Happy, Good, or Successful? Yes, we want all three but not on that list is, do you care about your kid(s) sexuality? I would assume that most of the #DadChat community is open-minded and, dare I say, inclusive. I know there’s no homophobia in our community BUT that doesn’t answer the question of how YOU would deal with a child that is questioning his or her sexuality? We are going to TAKE THIS ON with co-host Christian Hollingsworth aka Lord Christian, who has lived it and then some this Thursday July 21 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. PT/9:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET.
I recently went on a long and extensive overseas trip that included several stops in India. On a bus ride from the air terminal in New Dehli to our plane, I encountered a young Indian woman. As I am wont to do, I quickly engaged her in conversation and discovered she was going to Goa, where I was headed, for a seaside vacation with her husband, a husband I soon learned that was “arranged” by her parents.
How many people use Thanksgiving to reflect on their lives, to express gratitude for their blessings, and to reflect on those less fortunate? As a parent, this is one of those fabulous teaching moments for kids. Of course, prepare the great meal and invite friends and family, but perhaps there is greater good to be had? (Note: Enjoy last years Thanksgiving column, too)