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Marlon Cole: My Father is a true Inspiration

Tweet Question #1 Alvin: Who are you, what do you do, and what do you enjoy most about it? Marlon: A Brooklyn cat, that goes by the name of Marlon Cole. I am the founder of forFATHERSproject.org and Editor-in-Chief of publication, 4FATHERS photo journal. Both this project and journal allows

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The Importance of Father Involvement in Schools

Tweet Fact: Father involvement in schools is associated with the higher likelihood of a student getting mostly A’s. This was true for fathers in biological parent families, for stepfathers, and for fathers heading single-parent families. learn more…

5 Minute Interview: James Jones

Tweet Question #1 Alvin: Who are you, what do you do and what do you enjoy most about it? James: Who I am is a tough question in itself. I hope I am a Catholic first, a Father second and a Business man third. Being a Christian brings with it

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My Father Lived Above my Expectations

Tweet My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard.  Mother would come out and say, “You’re tearing up the grass.”  “We’re not raising grass,” Dad would reply.  “We’re raising boys.”  ~ Harmon Killebrew First off, thank you for compiling such an extensive collection of information

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5 Minute Interview: Chase Reeves

Tweet Question #1 Alvin: Who are you, what do you do, and what do you enjoy most about it? Chase: I’m Chase Reeves, I’m the director of marketing at a tech startup in Portland, OR. I say “tech startup” for three reasons: 1. It sounds sexy, 2. The logistics of

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31 Life Lessons for our Teenage Daughters

Tweet Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express. – Joseph Addison

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41 Tough Questions to ask your Dad

Tweet “Father taught us that opportunity and responsibility go hand in hand. I think we all act on that principle; on the basic human impulse that makes a man want to make the best of what’s in him and what’s been given him.” Stay hungry Stay foolish!  That’s Steve Jobs

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Eighty Percent of Fatherhood is Showing Up

Tweet “I talk and talk and talk, and I haven’t taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week.” “80 percent of success is just showing up”  -Woody Allen 1. Show up to amplify what your kids care about most. 2. Show up to listen

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19 Men Share One Voice On Fatherhood

Tweet A man’s worth is measured by how he parents his children. What he gives them, what he keeps away from them, the lessons he teaches and the lessons he allows them to learn on their own. – L. Rogers Jim Lin Alvin: What has been your greatest experience so

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Bill Cosby: Decide that you want it more

Tweet You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it. — Bill Cosby  Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it – Bill Cosby  What was his unique style or personality that set him

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Fatherhood: 18 Tips From Dads Online

Tweet “He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.  – C. Kelland”  1.  100 Ways to be a Better Father Work on improving your relationship with your wife or partner. 2.  Things My Son Should Know After I’ve Die I chose to do something

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5 Minute Interview: Mark Levin

Tweet Question #1 Alvin: Who are you, what do you do, and what do you enjoy most about it? Mark: I am Mark Levin.  If you Google me, you will think I’m a conservative talk show host.  I’m not him.  I’m Mark Levin the screenwriter and film director.  Not to

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5 Minute Interview: Giacomo Knox

Tweet Question #1 Alvin: Who are you, what do you do, and what do you enjoy most about it? Giacomo: My name is Giacomo (jah-ko-mo) Knox, and I am the Creator and Co-Executive Producer of A Week With My Father www.aweekwithmyfather.com.  The show is a Reality TV series that reunites

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Five Minute Interview: Rick Johnson

Tweet Question#1   Alvin: Who are you, what do you do, and what do you enjoy most about it? Rick: My name is Rick Johnson.  I am an author, speaker and founder of Better Dads, a fathering skills program based on the urgent need to empower men to lead and

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Five Minute Interview: Dr. Michael Kimmel

Tweet Question #1  Alvin: Who are you, what do you do, and what do you enjoy most about it?  Michael: I’m a sociologist and an activist who supports gender equality.  I teach at a university.  What I like the most is working to balance my teaching, researching, and activism as

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