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Posts Tagged ‘Sports’
By Daddy Clay Thursday, December 20th, 2012
Do athletes make the best dads? The stars appearing in the Journey to Comfort spots from Dove Men + Care provide appealing portraits of fatherhood, obviously comfortable in their own skin. While not many dads are sports stars, or were in a small town track team kind of way, lots of them are former athletes. And for most of these dads, sports had a formative influence on them. Which leads me to pose the question: does having a history as an athlete make a man a better father? Read the rest of this entry »
By Daddy Clay Thursday, September 20th, 2012
A new line of bathing suits for young girls introduced by model/actress Elizabeth Hurley has sparked a minor new media uproar and drawn criticism from a number of quarters. Critics have condemned the suits and the celebrity for contributing to the increased sexualization of girls in our culture. They site not only the suits themselves, but the “provocative” poses the girl models in the ads strike.
I personally think the most obscene thing about these suits is the price. Read the rest of this entry »
By Daddy Clay Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
Facebook has made it so, so much easier to brag about your kids because you don’t have to listen to yourself. You just throw up the photo of the offspring hoisting the trophy and bask in the pixelated glow, unabashed. Read the rest of this entry »
By Daddy Clay Friday, August 17th, 2012
I’m excited to announce that I’m now contributing to Chevy Culture, a lifestyle and auto site sponsored by Chevrolet. My first post: NASCAR Moms and Soccer Dads is now live on the site. Click through for the full post on Chevy Culture, and come back in the next few weeks and months for more.
The initial post at Chevy Culture didn’t require a lot of reflection — sports are top of mind right now. The minute the Olympic flame was doused, my kids ran out the door to begin pre-season practices. This very weekend, I’m headed to Houston for an aptly named “warm up” soccer tournament. Read the rest of this entry »