With 40 percent of all adults in the United States being officially labeled as obese, it makes us dads worry a bit. We do not want our young sons or daughters to learn bad habits early on in life that will lead to weight problems.
In their early years of school, girls excel at Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) subjects. But somewhere around the junior high age, girls begin turning away from their interest in STEM.
The Drive to Five messaging campaign will equip and empower fathers with the necessary tools to understand the importance of and fully develop their role as fathers, encouraging them to engage positively with their children during the most formative years of life–up to age 5.
Some years ago I purchased a pair of shoes that I absolutely loved. Every time the heel would wear out, I would go and get it fix. When the sole developed holes, I would go and get them repaired.
Seeing my daughter holding a shotgun, I had to shift my thoughts from the societal narrative taking place around guns and urge myself to understand how she felt about what she was doing.