Friday, June 15, 2007

Leave The Kids Alone This Father’s Day

ATLANTA (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – For a fantastic Father’s Day this Sunday (June 17), your best bet may be to kick back, grab a beer, and ignore your kids.

That’s the fatherly advice from Hal Runkel, author of ScreamFree Parenting (Broadway), who urges proud papas to celebrate Father’s Day by keeping the focus on themselves rather than their kids. According to Runkel, every day should be Father’s Day, and he adds, “When we set aside one day of the year, kids ask ‘What about kids day?’ My kids are a huge part of my life, but they’re not my whole life.”

To keep it father-focused, Runkel suggests dads leave the kids alone and play golf, exercise, play poker with the guys, or spend some quality time with the wife.

As for Runkel’s own Father’s Day festivities?

He says, “I’ll be sitting in my recliner with a beer watching the U.S. Open.

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