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Old 01-17-2013, 09:33 PM   #1
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Are there any other single dads on WF that want to talk about being a single dad? I have primary custody.

Any other single dads out there?

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Old 01-17-2013, 09:41 PM   #2
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Are there any other single dads on WF that want to talk about being a single dad? I have sole custody.

Any other single dads out there?
Im a dad but dont have custody of my kidlets.

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Old 01-17-2013, 09:49 PM   #3
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Dads are Dads. Kids can't replace them.
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Old 01-17-2013, 09:54 PM   #4
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Im lucky to see them once a month lately. My son is 16 and my girl is 13.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:03 PM   #5
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That blows. Sorry dude. If you are supporting them you should be able to see them.

Mine is older, 15. If anyone has any simple recipes or easy ways to feed my monster I would really appreciate it. I do what I can and the rest of it is a long story.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:12 PM   #6
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Yeah. My son has a job, club soccer and apparently quite the social life all on top of very difficult classes. He actually puts forth an effort to see me. My daughter, well thats another story.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:13 PM   #7
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As far as food man thats a hard one, just lotsa good stuff its crucial to their health.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:59 PM   #8
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I am lucky . I usually am home only half the year. I have my daughter everyday that I am home. She is 7
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:00 PM   #9
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Single Dad... Two girls... 15 and 16... I have them 100%.
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:05 PM   #10
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Going through the split now. Stepkids are grown and out on their own. Daughter is 7. We're sharing time pretty much 50/50 so far and seems to be working well.
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:09 PM   #11
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I thought I was the luckiest man on the planet when the girls were born...

Didn't hear God telling me he was sending hormones in 12 years...

Sorta kidding...sorta. Spending $500.00 on a dress for a formal dance this weekend....
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:13 PM   #12
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That food thing Harleyrider... That is a tough one. Healthy is right... but on the same token it is not necessarily what they want...

I let mine alternate with me... I pick 2 meals they each get one...
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:26 PM   #13
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Going through the split now. Stepkids are grown and out on their own. Daughter is 7. We're sharing time pretty much 50/50 so far and seems to be working well.
When me and the ex split the step kids were 14 and 13, I had been raising them since they were 3 and 4. It was tough as hell on me.
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:45 PM   #14
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My stepkids are 21 and 23 with young kids of their own. They were 9 and 11 when their mom and I got together. We had the normal teen issues as they were growing up but they turned out pretty well. Probably wont see them much going forward other than special occasions for my 7 year old. Was concerned with how my daughter and I would handle the split but the 50/50 shared time is working pretty well and she seems to be taking it in stride.
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Old 01-18-2013, 01:31 AM   #15
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Much respect to you single dads (and single moms) for stepping up. It's hard enough to be a parent with a partner, I'd hate to have to face it alone.
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Old 01-18-2013, 06:14 AM   #16
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I try to feed him well. Just trying to figure it out again.

Get home after work, practice, etc..... I don't want him to live on fast food or quick Ramen ya know. But, I also don't want to start cooking for an hour at 8pm.

Just to brag for a second, my kid scored 22 points in his last bball game! It was so cool to watch.
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Full time dad 8 year old son Michael jr.
He plays all sports year round..Metlife and Yankee stadium, Raceway park, Skateparks, the woods and the beach all summer long.
Monster Jam on the 2nd
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Some thoughts on Dads raising kids essentially by themselves...

It is embarrassing to be seen at the store with toilet paper in your cart...It is however ok for dad to make a trip to the store for feminine products all by himself...

Those boys that drive past the house all the time...they show up less if you mow the lawn with a sidearm on your hip...

Crying and sobs can be turned on and off at will...

Fathers have trouble with the word no...I have to practice...
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Old 01-18-2013, 12:12 PM   #19
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It isn't music...and you won't understand it...
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Old 01-18-2013, 01:47 PM   #20
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Full time dad 8 year old son Michael jr.
He plays all sports year round..Metlife and Yankee stadium, Raceway park, Skateparks, the woods and the beach all summer long.
Monster Jam on the 2nd
Your 8 yo plays for the Yankee's? That's awesome
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Old 01-18-2013, 10:38 PM   #21
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Only 9 points tonight and he fouled out in the fourth.
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Old 01-18-2013, 11:27 PM   #22
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If they were good fouls...cut him some slack...
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Old 01-18-2013, 11:32 PM   #23
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I have no issues with him fouling out, he got away with a lot more than was called. Had 7 blocks and they won.

I played and coached hockey growing up. You have to be aggressive. Lol
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Old 01-19-2013, 12:39 AM   #24
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My 16 year old daughter is 6'4" tall and is a classical dancer in the off season. She draws lots of fouls.
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Old 01-19-2013, 12:46 AM   #25
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That's a tall 16 yo!

How's your RoadGlide? I ride a simple yet paid off and customized FXSTI.
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Old 01-19-2013, 10:52 AM   #26
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I love my Road Glide. I catch the usual comments directed at the RG...Geezer Glide...etc.

But I can ride into a quartering gusting wind in western South Dakota with my hands behind my head. That frame mounted fairing is just the ticket!

Come to think of it...I am a geezer anyway...
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Old 01-19-2013, 10:59 AM   #27
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Oh... and by the way... last year when I was fighting with my Screaming Eagle Pro Super Tuner, I was wishing for simple all over again. Got it sorted out, and now think it is one of the best mods I did, but the learning curve was right up there with a a 40 foot concrete wall.
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Old 01-19-2013, 11:21 AM   #28
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I thought about a bagger but don't want the payment. Lol

I did the high flo air and some short V&H's.

Looking forward to some good riding time this year.
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Old 01-19-2013, 12:42 PM   #29
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I understand the payment thing. I was able to pay for mine cash, but it hurt bad. The '09 and up touring frames are awesome. I can't believe the difference. I do low competition, and my '09 retired police service ultra glide is the best I have ever ridden.

My Roadie has V&H Monster Ovals with the baffle plates removed... Perfect. I can sneek into the neighborhood but don't sound like a Singer sewing machine....
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I try to feed him well. Just trying to figure it out again.

Get home after work, practice, etc..... I don't want him to live on fast food or quick Ramen ya know. But, I also don't want to start cooking for an hour at 8pm.

Just to brag for a second, my kid scored 22 points in his last bball game! It was so cool to watch.
Pressure cooker and crock pot are your friends.

The pressure cooker will cook anything fast. It comes out tender juicy and flavorful

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