the great thing about being a father (part 1)

Erik Kain

Erik writes about video games at Forbes and politics at Mother Jones. He's the contributor of The League though he hasn't written much here lately. He can be found occasionally composing 140 character cultural analysis on Twitter.

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  1. Alex says:

    My own daughter, not quite two years old, has adopted an addiction to hide-and-seek. An addiction her father happily feeds.Report

  2. It only gets more fun E.D. Just wait until they are old enough that you can show them your favorite movies and warp them with your tastes in music. I think my kids (10 and 14) are the only ones in their schools that know about The Goonies and The Go-Gos.Report

  3. E.D. Kain says:

    Yes – hide and seek and chase…my daughter is big into dancing also, and since my wife thinks I’m an awful dancer I take advantage of this…Report

  4. E.D. Kain says:

    Ah yes – gotta love the Goonies…I’m totally getting my kids hooked on fantasy books and movies, too.Report

  5. A couple of the most joyous moments I have had as a father were waiting in line at midnight with my oldest daughter for the last two Harry Potter books to be released, then racing home to see who could finish them first.Report

  6. Maribou says:

    I spent considerable time this weekend dying loudly and dramatically in my friends’ driveway, to the glee of my other friends’ children. And ended up with my jeans covered in sidewalk chalk.

    Ie, I hear ya.Report