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Ten Lessons For My Daughters

CJW, June 20, 2010 11:57 AM


"Take trips, girls. Take chances. Take off."
                     -New York Times Best-Selling Author Bruce Feiler
"The Council Of Dads"

TED Video Below
Feiler Talks About Men & Fatherhood

Via The Huffington Post:

" Here, with a little help from these men, are 10 Lessons for My Daughters from The "Council of Dads".

1. Be a Traveler, Not a Tourist - A tourist takes the easy road. A traveler seeks out the challenging path. A tourist stays on the bus. A traveler jumps in the mud.Council Of Dads

2. Always Pack Your Flip-Flops - In college, a friend and I backpacked across Asia and got kicked out of many locations because he refused to wear anything but tank tops and flip-flops. Twenty years later he still wears flip-flops! It became his motto. Whatever you do, be true to yourself. Wherever you go, always pack your flip-flops.

3. Don't Give in To the Wall - Dream big. And when you encounter a wall, find a way to get over it, around it, or under it. Whatever you do, don't succumb to it. Don't give into the wall . . ."

Click to Amazon link here.

The other seven lessons here.  Also, today over at The Daily Beast, Bruce Feiler checks in with great father quotes from very famous dads here.
TED video below (which is more about fatherhood and men than the "lessons") : 

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