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Fathers Who Harm

Father's Day has become a more highlighted day of celebration than when I was a child. My father was born in 1927 and lived a pretty long life: he died in 2013, a few months into his 86th year. He was not a bad father. He did struggle with alcohol addiction and was imperfect in other ways, but he was basically loving and kind. He was a workaholic, so we did not have access to him for emotional affirmation, but he told me in his old age that he always loved everything about us kids and felt sad that he had not been a better parent, and he was sorry he was most of all that he had not spent more time with us.  Other men in my family– my grandfathers, my husband, son, uncles, brother– have all shown themselves to be good guys and have adult children whom they love(d) and who love them back.  But I think to myself, having been a social worker to women and children who fled lives with men who put them and their children through Hell, that there are probably a fair number of children, te

Unlocking Your Potential: Turning Gap Year Jobs into Future Success

  Unlocking Your Potential: Turning Gap Year Jobs into Future Success Embrace the Journey: Building Skills and Shaping Careers Embarking on a Gap Year is a thrilling adventure filled with self-discovery and new experiences. As you navigate this transitional period, consider taking on entry-level jobs that not only pay the bills but also serve as stepping stones to a future career. Let's explore a variety of roles and the valuable skills they can impart, offering pathways to more lucrative and fulfilling professions. 1. Griller in a Burger Joint Skills Developed: Time Management: Juggling multiple orders under pressure. Teamwork: Collaborating with kitchen staff for efficient service. Customer Service: Handling inquiries and special requests. Adaptability: Adjusting to changing menus and preferences. Stress Management: Efficiently working under high-pressure situations. Potential Career Paths: Culinary Arts Program Food Safety Certification Restaurant Management Courses Business Adm