In a little more than a year, my son will be a teenager. Frankly, I’m scared. Connor can be a challenge now. But my job as a dad will likely get even harder when he turns 13. I worry about his possible exposure to drugs, alcohol and sex. I’m not naïve. He’ll be tempted to […]
When you’ve been divorced twice, as I have, you start asking yourself questions: Could I be the problem, not the women I’ve married? Are women running from me, not just the relationship? Am I fatally flawed when it comes to marriage?
I often wonder how my son, years from now, will look back on our relationship. I hope Connor, who is 11, has strong, enduring memories. I’m not naïve enough to think all his memories will be fond. But I hope, most of all, that Connor will know I loved him with all my heart […]
Sure, Warren Buffett is a goofy-looking old guy with outdated glasses. But the billionaire investor is a genius when it comes to understanding how money works. That’s why I admire him so much.
Everyone wants a happy, harmonious family. Whether we’re married or divorced, we have an image of the family dynamics we’d like. And we rarely achieve them. Why? We’re lazy. We’re clueless. We’re too busy working and paying the bills. The reasons are manifold.
Who hasn’t heard of the Millionaire Matchmaker TV show? A real-life matchmaker, Patti Stanger, tries to find rich and beautiful people the perfect partner. It’s reality TV gold. The show can be hilarious, sad, poignant, uplifting and depressing – all in the same episode. No wonder it’s so popular.
Have I made mistakes with women? Oh, mercy. Where do I start? But after two divorces, I hope I’m a little wiser about relationships. Still, I’m always open to dating advice. Doesn’t mean I’ll follow it. But I want to know what others say because I haven’t done so well on my own. I saw […]
Kids can be both a joy and a headache. When they act out, you face some of your biggest parenting decisions. Do you respond like a drill sergeant or an understanding counselor?
The job market is awful these days. If you have a job, be thankful. But don’t let your thankfulness turn into complacency. You still need to look to advance your career and increase your pay – even if it’s harder than it used to be.
I’m always intrigued by the question, “Which is easier to raise – a boy or a girl?” I should know. I have both a son and a daughter. But I don’t think there’s an across-the-board answer to that question.