It’s Friday! Time to end the week with TheFatherLife’s round-up of great fathering links from around the web… enjoy! And have a great weekend! -TFL
SavvyDaddy – Trying to do a juggling act between being a dad and maintaining a successful career can turn your home life into a three-ring circus. On the one hand, you want to be a good father and spend as much time with your children as you can. On the other hand, you have responsibilities at work and you want to continue to excel at your job to make a great living for your family. But there will undoubtedly be times when you are so tired that you simply feel like you can’t even function. Here are some tips to help you continue to excel at your job even when you feel like all you want to do is take a nap…(link)
BBC NEWS – Jack Osbourne is producing a new documentary about his father Ozzy, he has told US magazine Rolling Stone. The 22-year-old claims MTV’s series The Osbournes – which made stars of him, sister Kelly and mother Sharon – misrepresented his father. Initially titled John – Ozzy’s real first name – the documentary will feature interviews with all the principal members of Black Sabbath. Jack said: “My dad’s not an idiot — he’s nothing short of a genius… (link)
Discovering Dad – Depression sucks. It sucks the life out of a person. Going untreated it can affect not only you but also those you care about the most. Your family and friends may not know what it is about you that makes you the way you are unless you tell them. Most people who have depression never seek help and go through life with a black hole in the pit of their soul. Some people do not realize they have depression and think that life has just been unfair to them. One day they believe they will get a break from feeling bad if they can just land that dream job, buy a nice house and car, or get married and have kids. The value that our society puts on those things is something that most of us think will make us happy and the “blues” will fade away. It’s just not that simple for people with depression. I know. I am one of them. … (link)
People – Diaper duty is no sweat for hands-on new dad Keith Urban, the singer tells CMT Insider. In fact, he says, he relishes his role as full-time dad to 2-month-old Sunday Rose while wife, Nicole Kidman, is filming. “When my wife’s working and I’ve got time off, I’m just Mr. Mom during the day, taking care of the little girl,” said Urban, 40, who also called fatherhood “beautiful.”… (link)
Ben Murphy, founder of The Father Life, is an Adventure Athlete, Writer, and Wellness Advocate who used to be obese. You can ask him your questions at www.BenMurphyOnline.com. He lives in upstate New York with his wife and three daughters.