Stories tagged: Armin Brott
THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2016, 9 A.M.
Ask Mr. Dad: Sometimes it’s good to be a loser
How can I get my kids to understand that losing – or at least not being perfect at everything – is part of life?
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 11:30 A.M.
Ask Mr. Dad: Missing fatherhood before it even begins
Soon-to-dad worried about missing the birth and first few weeks of child’s life for an important job opportunity. Mr. Dad gives tips on how he can still bond with his …
THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2016, 2 P.M.
Congrats, Procter & Gamble, you’ve alienated half your customer base
Kids benefit from dad’s involvement off the court too. Children – boys and girls alike – whose father supports them in sports get better grades in school and have more …
THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016, NOON
Ask Mr. Dad: The distractions continue
A few weeks ago, you had an email from a 13-year old whose mother talks on the phone. You should have told the child to rat her mother out to …
THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 4 P.M.
Ask Mr. Dad: Mom driven to distraction
Dear Mr. Dad: This may sound dramatic, but I’m hoping you can help save my mom’s life.
THURSDAY, OCT. 22, 2015
Ask Mr. Dad: It’s time to make time for family time
People all the time talk about how important it is to spend “quality time” with the family. With different ages and different schedules, how possible is that?
FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2014
Cellphone for safety? Maybe not
Dear Mr. Dad: My wife and I have been debating this for some time but have yet to agree: When should we let our 10-year old daughter have a cellphone? …
FRIDAY, NOV. 29, 2013
Obesity in kids can affect health later in life
Dear Mr. Dad: There’s a lot of talk about childhood obesity. How do you think that’s going to affect the next generation of athletes? Will we be able to compete …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 13, 2013
Heavy burden of pregnancy poses problems
Dear Mr. Dad: Last week you talked about some pregnancy myths and mentioned that expectant mothers should be more worried about putting on too little weight than too much. That …
FRIDAY, AUG. 16, 2013
Distractions can ease son’s fear of blood draw
Dear Mr. Dad: My 9-year-old son is having some medical tests in a few weeks, some of which involve drawing blood, and he’s already getting nervous. He’s had shots before …
FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013
Big sister’s bullying may be going too far
Dear Mr. Dad: My wife and I have recently had to admit that our oldest daughter (who’s only 8) is a bully – but not in the usual way. She’s …
FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2013
At pools, think about what’s in the water
Dear Mr. Dad: At the pool near my house there are a lot of little kids who wear diapers in the water. And I’m guessing there are a lot of …
FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013
Avoiding germs won’t make kids immune
Dear Mr. Dad: With all the talk about bird flu and swine flu, I’m in a panic about germs. I’m putting antibacterial soaps all over my house and hand sanitizers …