As a byproduct of the horrific crimes allegedly perpetrated by a man in Cleveland, the sperm bank industry will take off. I’m betting that more and more women start acing men out of the family planning process. And well they should.
The mother of the Boston marathon bombing suspects says they didn't do it. Ted Kaczynsk's mother said the same thing. So did Ted Bundy's mom. Since time immemorial, Mom--not Dad--has been a child’s greatest protector. But "mama bear" syndrome comes with a price.
During my nine-year tenure as a dad, I've learned that no one - aside from dads, of course - knows how to speak Fatherese, or can accurately translate our language. Here’s a 101 class in our native tongue.
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Shawn Bean is the executive editor of Parenting, and author of Show Dad How. He lives in Florida with his wife and two sons. Follow him on Twitter: @sbpopculture.
Brian Braiker is a father of two and senior editor of Parenting.com. He lives in Brooklyn. Follow him on Twitter: @slarkpope.