Posts Tagged: Dads

He Recognized Destiny Calling

“I was a wife and a mother, and I was completely fulfilled. But my husband recognized the signals in me which said, “I’ve been doing enough gardening, I’ve cooked enough good dinners, I’ve sat around the house and mooned about

He Recognized Destiny Calling

“I was a wife and a mother, and I was completely fulfilled. But my husband recognized the signals in me which said, “I’ve been doing enough gardening, I’ve cooked enough good dinners, I’ve sat around the house and mooned about

Didn’t Do It by Missing School

“When I was in school, my mother stressed education. I am so glad she did. I graduated from Yale College and Yale University with my Master’s and I didn’t do it by missing school.” ~ Angela Bassett, Actress, Saturn Award

Didn’t Do It by Missing School

“When I was in school, my mother stressed education. I am so glad she did. I graduated from Yale College and Yale University with my Master’s and I didn’t do it by missing school.” ~ Angela Bassett, Actress, Saturn Award

Looking Within

“The hardest thing to find in life is balance – especially the more success you have, the more you look to the other side of the gate. What do I need to stay grounded, in touch, in love, connected, emotionally

Looking Within

“The hardest thing to find in life is balance – especially the more success you have, the more you look to the other side of the gate. What do I need to stay grounded, in touch, in love, connected, emotionally

Big Hugs

“When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that’s happened that day just melts away.” ~ Hugh Jackman, Actor, Singer, Producer, Tony Award, Emmy Award, Golden Globe (2013) &

Big Hugs

“When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that’s happened that day just melts away.” ~ Hugh Jackman, Actor, Singer, Producer, Tony Award, Emmy Award, Golden Globe (2013) &

An Ongoing Joy

“It’s an ongoing joy being a dad.” ~ Liam Neeson, Actor

An Ongoing Joy

“It’s an ongoing joy being a dad.” ~ Liam Neeson, Actor

Taking the Time to Raise Them

“I know I did the right thing by taking time off to raise my son.” ~ Arsenio Hall, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, NAACP Image Award (1988) & American Comedy Award (1989)

Taking the Time to Raise Them

“I know I did the right thing by taking time off to raise my son.” ~ Arsenio Hall, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, NAACP Image Award (1988) & American Comedy Award (1989)

Dad & Dependable

“All kids want from their dad is for them to be around – and to show up when they say they’re going to show up.” ~ Nicole Ari Parker, Actress

Dad & Dependable

“All kids want from their dad is for them to be around – and to show up when they say they’re going to show up.” ~ Nicole Ari Parker, Actress

Innocence of Kids

“Hold back the tide. Keep your kids innocent as long as possible.” ~ Tony Danza, a.k.a Antonio Salvatore Iadanza Actor, Television Personality, Tap Dancer, Boxer, Teacher

Innocence of Kids

“Hold back the tide. Keep your kids innocent as long as possible.” ~ Tony Danza, a.k.a Antonio Salvatore Iadanza Actor, Television Personality, Tap Dancer, Boxer, Teacher

Learning to Take Responsibility

“Part of being a man is learning to take responsibility for your successes and for your failures. You can’t go blaming others or being jealous. Seeing somebody else’s success as your failure is a cancerous way to live.” ~ Kevin

Learning to Take Responsibility

“Part of being a man is learning to take responsibility for your successes and for your failures. You can’t go blaming others or being jealous. Seeing somebody else’s success as your failure is a cancerous way to live.” ~ Kevin

It Changes Your Perspective

“The moment you have a child, in an instant your life is not for you, and your life is completely, 100 percent dedicated to another human being, and they will always come first. It changes you forever. It changes your

It Changes Your Perspective

“The moment you have a child, in an instant your life is not for you, and your life is completely, 100 percent dedicated to another human being, and they will always come first. It changes you forever. It changes your

Family, Love & Children

“It’s really all about family, love and the children for me. I work at that every day.” ~ Celine Dion, Singer, Founder of Nickels Restaurant & Philanthropist

Family, Love & Children

“It’s really all about family, love and the children for me. I work at that every day.” ~ Celine Dion, Singer, Founder of Nickels Restaurant & Philanthropist

Hours with Your Child(ren)

I am a full-time mom; that is my first job. The most important job ever. I started my business when he started school. When he is in school, I do my meetings, my sketches, and everything else. I cook him

Hours with Your Child(ren)

I am a full-time mom; that is my first job. The most important job ever. I started my business when he started school. When he is in school, I do my meetings, my sketches, and everything else. I cook him

Wonderful Children

“I’m a single parent, a working mother, an executive, and an author. My greatest accomplishment will be to raise three wonderful children.” ~ Ivana Trump, Businesswoman, Fashion Designer, Jewelry Designer, Author, & Fashion Model

Wonderful Children

“I’m a single parent, a working mother, an executive, and an author. My greatest accomplishment will be to raise three wonderful children.” ~ Ivana Trump, Businesswoman, Fashion Designer, Jewelry Designer, Author, & Fashion Model

Women, Like Being a Woman

“I like being a woman, even in a man’s world.” ~ Whitney Elizabeth Houston, Singer, Actress, Producer & Model

Women, Like Being a Woman

“I like being a woman, even in a man’s world.” ~ Whitney Elizabeth Houston, Singer, Actress, Producer & Model

Family-Time

“My first priority is time with my family.” ~ Tom Selleck, Actor, Film Producer, Co-Founder of the Character Counts Coalition, Honorary Doctorate for Outstanding Character and Ethic- Pepperdine University (2000), Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (1986), Golden Apple

Family-Time

“My first priority is time with my family.” ~ Tom Selleck, Actor, Film Producer, Co-Founder of the Character Counts Coalition, Honorary Doctorate for Outstanding Character and Ethic- Pepperdine University (2000), Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (1986), Golden Apple

Fatherhood: Natural & Enriching

“Fatherhood is a very natural thing; it’s not something that shakes up my life but rather it enriches it.” ~ Andrea Bocelli, Classical-Crossover Tenor, Singer, Songwriter & Record Producer

Fatherhood: Natural & Enriching

“Fatherhood is a very natural thing; it’s not something that shakes up my life but rather it enriches it.” ~ Andrea Bocelli, Classical-Crossover Tenor, Singer, Songwriter & Record Producer

The Christmases in Our Lives

“It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are

The Christmases in Our Lives

“It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are

Hanukkah & Christmas: We Do Both

“Well, because I have twin seven-year-old boys, I enjoy the gift giving stuff a great deal. We do both Hanukkah and Christmas, so it is a costly, though extremely pleasing proposition.” ~ Fred Melamed, Actor, Producer & Writer

Hanukkah & Christmas: We Do Both

“Well, because I have twin seven-year-old boys, I enjoy the gift giving stuff a great deal. We do both Hanukkah and Christmas, so it is a costly, though extremely pleasing proposition.” ~ Fred Melamed, Actor, Producer & Writer

Quote by Rita F. Pierson, "Every child deserves a champion --- an adult who will ... "

Be a Champion

“Every child deserves a champion — an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can become the best that they can possibly be.” ~

Quote by Rita F. Pierson, "Every child deserves a champion --- an adult who will ... "

Be a Champion

“Every child deserves a champion — an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can become the best that they can possibly be.” ~

The Spirit of Togetherness

“At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies, also, at the heart of the Christmas story. A young mother and a dutiful father with their baby were joined by poor shepherds and visitors from afar.

The Spirit of Togetherness

“At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies, also, at the heart of the Christmas story. A young mother and a dutiful father with their baby were joined by poor shepherds and visitors from afar.

Everything We Say

“Everything we say signifies; everything counts, that we put out into the world. It impacts on kids, it impacts on the zeitgeist of the time.” ~ Meryl Streep, Actress & Singer

Everything We Say

“Everything we say signifies; everything counts, that we put out into the world. It impacts on kids, it impacts on the zeitgeist of the time.” ~ Meryl Streep, Actress & Singer

Good Actions

“Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.” ~ Plato, Philosopher & Founder of the Academy in Athens

Good Actions

“Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.” ~ Plato, Philosopher & Founder of the Academy in Athens

Two Primary Choices

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility for changing them. ~ Denis Waitley, Motivational Speaker, Consultant & Author goo.gl/u7Obcu

Two Primary Choices

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility for changing them. ~ Denis Waitley, Motivational Speaker, Consultant & Author goo.gl/u7Obcu

Our Choice for Freedom & Liberty

“This election presents a stark choice – we can continue down the road of the Obama Democrats, more and more spending, debt and government control of the economy, or we can return to the founding principles of our nation –

Our Choice for Freedom & Liberty

“This election presents a stark choice – we can continue down the road of the Obama Democrats, more and more spending, debt and government control of the economy, or we can return to the founding principles of our nation –

Silencing the Voice

“Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition it has only one way to go and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all

Silencing the Voice

“Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition it has only one way to go and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all