Just for Dads

"Father of Steel"

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As a twelve-year-old in 1978, I saw Superman and immediately went home to work out with my long unused barbell set. I wanted big muscles, a pretty girl, and the admiration of the world, just like that guy with the big "S" on his chest.

I've had to settle for being more like the mild-mannered writer, Clark Kent, though I did manage to nab a pretty girl for a wife. More importantly, unlike the fine actor who made Superman so real, I've been fortunate to walk and breathe without assistance.

When Men Become Fathers

The opportunities for fathers to participate in the early years of their children's lives appear to be becoming more important to men today. Others express that given the opportunity to choose between potential career advancement or spending time with their children, being with their kids feel like the more creative option.