Martin Luther King Jr. Before I start, let me give you some background.
Martin Luther King Jr. Before I start, let me give you some background. She countered by saying that doing her hair requires attention and the baby would get upset if I left her alone while I played the role of stylist. After 15 minutes of multitasking, the final result was a nice, tight ponytail for big sister and a happily sleeping baby in the carrier.
The calm before the Internet storm… Little did I know how interesting things were about to become. At last check, the photo was shared over 4, times, received over 3, comments, and was liked overtimes. The reactions, comments, and emails I received ranged from the overwhelmingly positive to the downright nasty.
But as I went through everything, I had a chance to reflect on what I hope for the future. I have a dream that insecure dads will spend less time hating on good dads and more time on getting their own shit together.
It comes with the territory of doing what I do and I completely understand that. These guys are doing a fine job on their own according to the women in their lives. Memo to the small pocket of male haters I have: Again, to the amazing fathers out there reading this which happens to be the overwhelming majority — much love to you guys.
Your spouses appreciate you. And most importantly — your kids appreciate you. I have a dream that people will be judged by the content of their character and not by the color of their skin. Surprisingly well, not surprisingly to me in this instance, the majority of racist emails I received came from other black people.
No chance he would be doing this if his kids were black. King dedicated his life to ensuring people could live a life free of judgments based on skin color. He dedicated his life to ensuring future generations could marry anyone without dealing with persecution. If the first thing you want to do is to criticize the skin color of my kids for not being as dark as mine, you have some serious issues.
Yes, I married a woman who is half-white and half-Japanese. Yes, the skin of my babies happens to be a few shades lighter than mine. All of my black friends and family members feel the same way. Grow up and stop being so fucking ignorant.
King and his legacy. A lot of people really dig the fact that I dig daddying yes, I made it a verb as much as I do. Think of the Mommy blogs you like to follow some of which have a larger following than I have.
But if a human being with a penis shares the same passion for being a parent, it somehow becomes strange and fishy? And that makes sense…how, exactly? I love being a dad and I love sharing my love of fatherhood with others.
My dream is that ALL people will embrace men who embrace fatherhood instead of wondering if they have ulterior motives.
However, I start to get a little uncomfortable when people want to start planning parade routes for me because of it. In other words, there are plenty of good, involved dads out there.
Many of them are reading this post right now. Until we can get to the point where men and women can complete the same parenting tasks and the reactions are the same, we will have problems.
That ends my rant. On a side note, I wrote this entire post while my baby girl was sleeping on me in the Ergo. BlogFavorite PostsRants If so, then share it on your favorite social networks by using the buttons above!Play free online book-based games for kids, test knowledge about books, practice skills in writing activities, and take polls and personality quizzes.
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This awareness can range from a faint recognition of the fact to a momentous broadening of perspective. What You Do: Go to the library or search online for Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech and have your child read it from start to finish.
This activity allows students to explore Martin Luther King Jr., while also writing their own "I Have a Dream" speeches. craft and writing activity: I have a dream. This is a great activity that can either be done close to MLK day or during Black History Month.