About 25 years ago I decided to write a column about being a father to Aaron. The theme of the column was that Father’s Day, for the parent of a young boy, is more a day of celebration of the joy of being a dad than a day for the child to show his love.
I called it “My Father’s Day Present,” and it became the first of many I wrote as Aaron grew up and as my role of father changed. Eventually, once I find the time, I plan to republish them, because they seemed to resonate with so many readers. This most likely will be the last of them, because Aaron will soon be a father, and he will have his own perspective on fatherhood to share.
Maybe I will start a Grandfather’s Day column.Read More ›