4 results founded: play
  • 4 articles
  • 0 events

Be a Father Who Plays

For the past two years, I have been working a job that has required a daily commute of roughly two hours, more or less. Over time, it has slowly worn on me, not to mention my cars. It not only has had its effects on me, but my wife and my son also feel the impact of my long absence. I’ve written and lamented in the past on how crucial it is f...

10 15 2018

How Fathers Can Fix The 2 Major Problems of Homeschooling

Because I did not grow up in a traditional parish system, complete with schools connected to the parish you attend, I don’t naturally have affection for parochial schools.  I am well aware of the good that they did and continue to do, especially in providing halfway decent education to inner-city children in a few places.  I also know, howe...

01 31 2018

A Lesson from the LEGO Store: Quit Medicating Your Kids with Screentime

I recently witnessed something tragic in, of all places, a LEGO Store. Things started off innocently one recent Saturday morning when I had the crazy idea to take my three-year-old and two-year-old to a nearby mall. I bravely ventured into this suburban consumer wasteland with my children for one ironic and noble reason: I simply wanted to play ...

09 06 2017

The Answer to the Crisis in Masculine Education: Play

I was with him forming all things: and was delighted every day, playing before him at all times. -Proverbs 8:30 I am a teacher at an all-boys school. Those who think learning dull may suppose that teaching is dull, but I have ever found that education deals with the strange and sudden. I have never found it in droning over dusty volumes. My clas...

02 17 2016

No results