ADVICE I'D GIVE MYSELF IF I WERE STARTING OVER AS A DAD
By Reggie Joiner
I became a parent like a lot of you, while I was still trying to figure out who I was, build a career, manage a minimal income, establish a healthy marriage, etc. It seems like it would make more sense to find my identity, build a strong marriage, retire and then have kids. I really do wish I knew then what I know now. Not that I have all the answers . . . I just think I would be a smarter dad.
So here’s some advice I would give to myself if I were starting over as a dad:
1. Listen more, talk less. I can’t count the college students who tell me they don’t feel like their parents ever really listened . . .
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