Several months ago, a millennial wrote an open letter to the CEO of Yelp who just so happened to employ her. She laid out her inability to afford the cost of living in San Francisco and the changes he should make to help not only her situation but the other employees. Even those who agreed with her arguments had to admit that the tone of her letter was unwise and, not surprisingly, she was fired the next day. The story went viral, prompting both critics and sympathizers.
Ahh, summertime. Who doesn’t look forward to a little warm weather and relaxation? Lots of time with the family gives you plenty of opportunities to make an impact on them. However, remind yourself that your kids look up to you; not only for your strengths but also for your imperfections. So commit yourself this summer to being a role model you’ll want your kids to follow. To be that role model, there are things to avoid. Here are 3 things dads should avoid this summer.
When my wife and I found out we were going to be parents, we immediately knew we needed wisdom. There was a couple with grown kids we asked to meet with to ask questions. Little did we know but a number of other couples had asked them for the same thing. They ended up hosting all of us for dinner to discuss parenthood. Some of the things they said were so simple I couldn’t believe I hadn’t thought of it myself.