Posts Tagged: Fathers

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

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

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

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

UnSung, UnPraised, UnNoticed, Yet 1 Most Valuable

“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” ~ William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr., Evangelist, Orator & Author

UnSung, UnPraised, UnNoticed, Yet 1 Most Valuable

“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” ~ William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr., Evangelist, Orator & Author

A Family-Oriented Guy

“I’m very at ease, and I like it. I never thought I would be such a family-oriented guy; didn’t think that was part of my makeup. But somebody said that as you get older you become the person you always

A Family-Oriented Guy

“I’m very at ease, and I like it. I never thought I would be such a family-oriented guy; didn’t think that was part of my makeup. But somebody said that as you get older you become the person you always

Calmer, Happier & Alert

“Sleep makes people calmer, more alert, less fearful – just plain happier, or so I see around me and in me. I am sure that if this great nation were to concentrate on getting more sleep, we would be a

Calmer, Happier & Alert

“Sleep makes people calmer, more alert, less fearful – just plain happier, or so I see around me and in me. I am sure that if this great nation were to concentrate on getting more sleep, we would be a

An Ultimate Life Dream Project

“My ultimate life dream project is my kids. My family.” ~ Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr., Golden Globe Awards recipient (2x), Tony Award, Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor and Best Actor

An Ultimate Life Dream Project

“My ultimate life dream project is my kids. My family.” ~ Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr., Golden Globe Awards recipient (2x), Tony Award, Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor and Best Actor

The Steps, the Biologicals & the Spirituals

“I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working, diligently, to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, biological fathers or just spiritual fathers.” ~ T. D. Jakes, Sr., Bishop/Chief Pastor of The Potter’s House, Author &

The Steps, the Biologicals & the Spirituals

“I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working, diligently, to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, biological fathers or just spiritual fathers.” ~ T. D. Jakes, Sr., Bishop/Chief Pastor of The Potter’s House, Author &

What They See

“I think that the only way to teach is by example, as children will more easily follow what they see you do than what you tell them to do.” ~ Gloria Estefan a.k.a Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan,

What They See

“I think that the only way to teach is by example, as children will more easily follow what they see you do than what you tell them to do.” ~ Gloria Estefan a.k.a Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan,

Conduct & Behavior, Wherever They Go

“Sixty-five percent of Americans don’t have the conversation with their children. So you’re sending off boys and girls off to college, off to high school, off to wherever they go, and nobody’s had the conversation about how to conduct themselves.

Conduct & Behavior, Wherever They Go

“Sixty-five percent of Americans don’t have the conversation with their children. So you’re sending off boys and girls off to college, off to high school, off to wherever they go, and nobody’s had the conversation about how to conduct themselves.

Succeed at Home, Too!

“No amount of success can compensate for failure at home.” ~ Nathaniel Bronner, Sr., Founder & President – Bronner Brothers (1947–1993)

Succeed at Home, Too!

“No amount of success can compensate for failure at home.” ~ Nathaniel Bronner, Sr., Founder & President – Bronner Brothers (1947–1993)

They Make All of It Worthwhile

“… I wanted children who were caring and who are giving. I’m proud of my children. They make it all worthwhile.” ~ Nancy Wilson, Singer (Blues, Jazz, Cabaret, Pop & Soul) Grammy Awards (2007, 2005 1964, 3X)

They Make All of It Worthwhile

“… I wanted children who were caring and who are giving. I’m proud of my children. They make it all worthwhile.” ~ Nancy Wilson, Singer (Blues, Jazz, Cabaret, Pop & Soul) Grammy Awards (2007, 2005 1964, 3X)

A Jackie/Jack of All Trades

“Variety is the spice of life. Honestly, I’ve always been a jack-of-all-trades. I enjoy the unpredictability that each day brings. There are days when I might enjoy one career more than the other, but then it kind of balances itself

A Jackie/Jack of All Trades

“Variety is the spice of life. Honestly, I’ve always been a jack-of-all-trades. I enjoy the unpredictability that each day brings. There are days when I might enjoy one career more than the other, but then it kind of balances itself

The Primary Motivation

“When your primary motivation is money, you tend to forget about things that are more important to your day-to-day satisfaction, such as challenging projects, collaborative colleagues and opportunities for professional growth.” ~ Ian Siegel, , Co-Founder & CEO, ZipRecruiter

The Primary Motivation

“When your primary motivation is money, you tend to forget about things that are more important to your day-to-day satisfaction, such as challenging projects, collaborative colleagues and opportunities for professional growth.” ~ Ian Siegel, , Co-Founder & CEO, ZipRecruiter