In honour of Father’s Day, I am re-posting one of my earliest posts about being a dad and lessons I learned from mine. Enjoy.
On Sunday, my son Milo and I were off to Costco to share the manly experience of buying things in large quantities. After a few minutes of driving in silence, Milo turned to me and announced that when he gets older he plans to be famous. Since I am paying a small fortune every year for art, piano, voice and drama lessons, I was heartened to hear that with the right motivation, he may be able to support me in a pretty fantastic lifestyle. Here I thought was a great opportunity to pass on some fatherly advice about setting goals and achieving what you both want and need to accomplish.
Now my insight on this topic all began when I was about ten years old. I was extremely proud of the Swiss Army knife that I’d received for my birthday. Nothing fancy. Just a knife, corkscrew and a saw. For reasons I can’t explain…
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