The fact that you have made it to this word in this post means one simple fact, you can read. Because you can read, you don’t have to exert effort in reading text that you are presented with. Gone are the days we you saw letters as individual shapes, your a reader so you don’t see letters, you see and read words.
Today, my emotions over ran me in a casual conversation with one of my frequent flyers to my office. I have known all year that he had deficients in reading. I have put in place extra tutorial during the day and often spend time during lunch to help. But today, it was just overwhelming.
After his second visit to my office today for misbehaving (he averages about 4 trips per day) I had begun to give him the riot act and my Joe Clark sermons. I was letting him have it, with love of... Continue Reading...
Toward the second half of the 19th century, fathers in the U.S. moved away from farms and small business to the emerging industrial economy seeking work in big cities. This left the responsibility of raising children to the mothers and narrowed the perception of the father as one of breadwinner and provider. As long as the father was earning a paycheck, he was considered a good father. A male who financially provided a good home and the single parent earning income became the accepted norm. Any man who did not provide for his family financially was considered a bad father. This viewpoint of a good father/bad father based on just providing has negatively affected research and perceptions of African American males, who have unfairly become increasingly underemployed and unemployed. Con... Continue Reading...
Fathers gain close to the same amount of weight as their wives do in her first and third trimesters of pregnancy.
A father holding her daughter when she is born increased her chance of going to college
Boys with an engaged father have fewer behavior problems and do better in school
An involved father help reduce problems with depression and self-esteem for both girls an boys
Stepfathering has become an increasing trend around the globe
Men are just as likely to help with homework, whether they are a biological father or step father
Most fathers would take maternity leave if given a choice
Most depictions of fathers in popular media depict the father as unflattering
Childhood happiness is linked to an involved father independently of the mother
Fatherhood has changes mor
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