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Building Up Men = Building Strong Families and Communities II.

April 18, 2016 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) My reflections on fatherhood and the responsibilities of being a parent as a father. It does not matter if the father is in the United States of America or if he is in his native land of Africa there is still a strong bond in being a father, if that man’s takes his responsibilities seriously. 1. Fathers, be consistently involved... [Read more...]

Four Attitudes Every Single Dad Must Have When Dealing with a Hostile Co-Parent.

February 21, 2016 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the most difficult jobs in the world is co-parenting. Whether it is because of divorce, separation or simply being single, two adults must find a way to common ground in order to contribute to the upbringing of well-adjusted human being. Unfortunately, not every co-parenting relationship contains two willing adults. For... [Read more...]

“Did Daddy Call ?” “NO!”.

February 12, 2016 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Scorned women are blinded by their pain, moving away from their innate characteristic as a nurturer to become a destroyer. We have heard the stories before of women strategically using their offspring as pawns to inflict pain or extract money from the child’s father. The women who engage in such actions are not truly women,... [Read more...]

Black Parents: Paying Greater Attention.

January 29, 2016 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There’s little question that parenting is a more complex endeavor than it ever was.  The goal of most conscientious parents is to create as many options for opportunity and success as possible for their child(ren).  Consistent with that goal is the additional objective of developing that child into an injury-free, healthy,... [Read more...]

Top Notch Tech Updates in 2015.

January 26, 2016 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, Sista Talk, Tech/Internet

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) 2015 was such a techno-savvy year until the Consumer Electronic Show 2016 highlighted tablets encompassing three extra modules and alternatives to charging your iPhone, including in mid-air. Virtual reality is banging down doors with tech updates. Computerized Heating System For instance, Qarnot Computing has developed a computer... [Read more...]

The Top Five Mistakes in Thinking Single-Dads Make and What to Do About It.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Every day it seems we hear a litany of stories over the news media about single-dads mired in conflict with the mother of their children. All too often these conflicts end up in assaults and arrests. Such negative outcomes strain the father-child relationship beyond repair and impair our ability to become better men. When we... [Read more...]

Five Attitudes of a Rock-Star Dad.

October 5, 2015 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A rock-star is a person who has achieved celebrity status and fanatical admiration in the eyes of his or her followers. There are rock-star musicians, rock-star athletes and rock-star entertainers. In this piece I would like to transfer this ‘rock-star’ phenomenon to the concept of fatherhood, in particular single-dads. The... [Read more...]

Ways to Be An Involved and Engaged Father This School Year.

August 18, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Fathers can and do change the world one child at a time.” William Jackson, M.Edu. Suggestions from a father, educator, mentor and community activist. 1. Fathers respect your child’s teacher(s) One way to support education is to model respect for teachers and administrators. Fathers speak more by their actions than words,... [Read more...]

Debunking the Myth of a Non-Caring Dad.

June 20, 2015 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) African-American dads have been long characterized as unloving and uncaring towards their children, as such they are not given the benefit of a doubt, a few bad apples have destroyed the tree it seems, and black dads have been called unworthy fathers, but this writer begs to differ after delving into some interesting irrefutable... [Read more...]

Deion Sanders Intervention Is What A Father Is Supposed To Do.

April 5, 2015 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I read with curiosity the very interesting public exchange between Deion Sanders and his son, Deion Sanders Jr.  The Twitter talk between the two evolved from a father-son check over the use of the term “hood doughnuts.”  Here’s how it went down: Deion Sanders Jr:  “Gotta get the hood doughnuts almost every morning.... [Read more...]

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