Posted in #dadsasprincipals, Reflection

Dads On Deck Podcast

I’ve been fortunate to connect with many dads across the country who are passionate about keeping our priorities straight with our kids at home as well as our kids at school.  Our Dads As Principals group joined forces with another dad group called Maker Dads to start a podcast called Dads on Deck. We are taking turns on the podcast since there are ten of us between these two groups.  Continue reading “Dads On Deck Podcast”

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Dad and/or Principal? #dadsasprincipals

Work all day. Exhausted. Finally sit down at the kitchen table to shovel in a late dinner. And…out…comes…my cell phone…Why?? It’s like an automatic reaction that I can’t even control! To check the emails that I have may have missed on the way home from work??

I struggle with separating work and home and separating being a principal and being a dad. Most of the time I can’t separate the d and the P in my life and they blend together much more than my own family deserves, like in an infinite loop where both are so vitally important. Our new Dads As Principals logo reminds us of this struggle and how hard we need to work to keep the proper balance.  Continue reading “Dad and/or Principal? #dadsasprincipals”