Month: February 2008

Spotlight: Spain Dad

After this month’s Spotlight article on “How About Two?”, I decided to apply that question to the whole Spotlight series… for this month, anyway. So it is without further ado that I present “Spain Dad, a baby blog” for your […]


Our “spotlight” articles take a minute to highlight someone in the community of dads who we at THE FATHER LIFE think is noteworthy. This time around we’re shining the spotlight on Robert Barron, author of the “daddy blog” at […]

Review: Cassandra’s Dream

For me, Woody Allen’s dramas can be just as good as the comedies he’s better known for; and these dramas seem to fall into at least two different categories: those that are reminiscent of Ingmar Bergman’s work, such as Interiors […]

The Accidental Parent: The Garden Club

The Accidental Parent is a column about a life-long bachelor, Michael Stusser, and his engagement to Vanessa, the mother of 11-year-old twins. The essays follow his marriage, cohabitation, and blending into a new insta-family. Be advised, it is NOT an […]

Review: There Will Be Blood

I’ve been a fan of Paul Thomas Anderson’s work since I first saw Sydney (more commonly known as Hard Eight). His subsequent films, Boogie Nights, Magnolia, and Punch Drunk Love, were all decent films and had much to admire; however, […]

Dates With Dad

I recently gave a talk on compassion to about 70 men and I was amazed how many men were affected by the talk. Many of them told me ways that they were going to go home and show compassion towards […]