Skip to comments.Can you stick with a task? On Father's Day, you might thank Dad
Posted on 06/16/2012 2:50:53 PM PDT by SaijeEdited on 06/16/2012 3:36:10 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Often, Father's Day finds children -- adult and younger -- reflecting on fatherly talents such as hot dog-grilling, tent-pitching and ball-throwing.
But psychologist Laura Padilla-Walker and colleagues at Brigham Young University in Orem, Utah, suggest that a more important debt we owe Dad might have little to do with barbecues on a Sunday and a lot to do with persistence: learning how to tough it out when things get rough.
(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...
Why do I get the feeling that children from self-described families with two “fathers” do not learn a double dose of persistence?
I thought BYU was in Provo, Utah. When did it move to Orem?
So, like, what's the catch? The LA Times (the LA freaking Times?!) is publishing an article that acknowledges the value of fathers?
Yep. Dad sure taught me that. In fact, I'll be toughing it out in the Texas sun on Fathers Day, finishing up a job.
Thanks, Dad. I wouldn't be half the man I am, without your guidance and living examples.
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