How to talk about death to a 5 year-old

How to Talk about Death with a 5 Year-Old

Last week, my 23 year-old nephew David died and as family was about to gather, it was important to tell my 5 year-old son what had happened, what the next few days would be like and how he should be a part of it (or not). I’m...
by William Scheckel
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old school dads

The Dad Nod (or How to Speak “Dad”)

When I first got married, I remember telling people that the most important husband code was “mmm”. It’s the perfect word. Depending on how you use it, it can mean, “I agree”, “I’m contemplating”, “it’s deli...
by William Scheckel
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Star Trek for bads and their kids?

Star Trek, or How to Make Your Nostalgia Be Part of Their Childhood (part 2)

  I’m much more of a Star Wars fan than Star Trek, but they each have their place. For me, Star Trek meant hanging out with my brothers while Kirk, Spock and McCoy solved the galaxy’s problems. And in 1976, a Star Trek...
by William Scheckel
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How to teach your kid to love the Beatles

How to Teach Your Child to Love The Beatles

Or Can My Nostalgia Please Be Your Childhood? Part 3 Like Star Wars, The Beatles have become part of our everyday conversations. People quote them now almost like Shakespeare – I mean without even noticing they’re quoting s...
by William Scheckel
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How to Treat a Dad

How to Treat a Patient Who’s a Dad

I caught my doctor in the act of treating not just my problem, but treating me as a dad, too. In the 5 years I’ve been one, it’s the only time it’s happened. Here’s what happened: Last spring, my doctor ...
by William Scheckel
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A Dad Shows Us How to Fight Against His Autistic Son’s Treatment at School

A dad discovers his autistic son is being harassed, humiliated and bullied by his teacher and aide in Cherry Hill. This is enraging and heart-wrenching in the same breath. If you’re not familiar with Cherry Hill, NJ, it&#...
by William Scheckel
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