Want to get fathers of daughters quickly engaged in a passionate conversation?Just ask them, “When is your daughter old enough to date?We definitely wanted to see and talk to anyone that Kerri was thinking of dating.Since her dad was a psychologist, the poor guy usually had to answer 50 questions before he could get Kerri out of the house.
Then you throw in my Italian Catholic father who raised me with good Italian values… I guess that stuff works because I didn’t do a lot of bad things because I was afraid not of the wrath of God, but my Italian father. Now that I’m the parent of two daughters it occurs to me that some of that nonsense my mother was spouting might actually make some sense. I’ll be out in my front yard building a moat and a tower to “protect” my daughters. A Southern mother raising a Yankee daughter in Michigan was difficult because there were certain rules that I expected boys to follow and Kerri was very quick to point out that things were different than when I was her age.And I know my daughter would be better off as well!If you are interested in getting the shirt that these rules was turned into, please go to hit “shop the MFD store” In all seriousness (not that those are not serious) I wonder what rules you have in place for your daughter?This book is a must read for fathers with daughters and youth workers who want to better understand the environment and consequences surrounding our girls.Today, we pause to say “Thank you” to our veterans and their families.